Penname: Ellynn [Contact]
Real name: Vanessa
Member Since: 08/26/10
Membership status: Member

Biography:

An ordinary person who loves her family & friends & her cats; likes reading & writing, living in imagination, astronomy, animals; who can't imagine the world without music; who is always optimistic.


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Stories by Ellynn

A New Life by Ellynn

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A few moments of a celebration in a village in Gondor, a year after the War of the Ring, seen through the eyes of a young girl.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Original Female Character, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: General, Romance-het, Vignette
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1074    |    Read Count: 705
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/23/16    |    Published: 01/23/16
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Magical Moment by Ellynn

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Across distance the eyes of a man meet those of a woman and the world falls away from them. Second place on August Teitho contest, theme "First Meetings".

2013 Tree and Flower Awards Honorable Mention in Favorite Characterization of Arwen

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel
Genres: Romance-het
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 667    |    Read Count: 1019
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/17/12    |    Published: 09/17/12
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Feature Golden Flower by Ellynn

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While on a trip in Ithilien, Legolas meets someone special, and tries to save her life. Third place on July Teitho contest, theme "Stars".

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion
Genres: General
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3829    |    Read Count: 909
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/17/12    |    Published: 08/17/12
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Mirror of World and Time by Ellynn

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Galadriel finds one very special place in her new homeland.

2015 Tree and Flower Awards First Place in Favorite Characterization of Galadriel

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis
Genres: Gapfiller, General
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: early
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 762    |    Read Count: 997
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/27/12    |    Published: 07/27/12
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Two Small Pieces of Glass by Ellynn

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One day, while working in her studio, an elleth discovers something extraordinary and invents one very special device.


2012 Tree and Flower Awards Second Place in Favorite Story set in The Silmarillion

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Original Female Character
Genres: General
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1461    |    Read Count: 870
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/15/12    |    Published: 02/15/12
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Artwork for January 2012 Lotr Community Challenge: Minas Tirith by Ellynn

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Artwork for January 2012 Lotr Community Challenge, in which authors made art inspired by a quote from the book or movie. My inspiration quotes are in the author's notes.

2012 Tree and Flower Awards Third Place in Favorite Art, photomanip.

Categories: Artwork
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Artwork: photomanip
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: 48. Art Challenge 1: 2012 January, First Challenge
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 43    |    Read Count: 5321
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/12    |    Published: 01/24/12
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Rainbow by Ellynn

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In the summer after Sauron's fall, Aragorn watches the rainbow and reminisces. Series of eight drabbles. Third place Teitho September 2011: Colours of Middle-earth.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 810    |    Read Count: 1307
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/16/11    |    Published: 10/16/11
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Lost Love by Ellynn

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This is one of my older stories. In the last moments of his life, facing death in battle, an elf from Doriath remembers the love of his life: Nienor. 2007 MEFA Nominee.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Edain: Nienor, Original Male Character
Genres: Romance-het, Tragedy
Places: Beleriand
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 3. violence, 7. sexual content , 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6876    |    Read Count: 423
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/19/11    |    Published: 09/19/11
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Prom Queen in Middle-earth by Ellynn

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Girl fell into Middle-earth. Is she the most beautiful? Is she the most skillful warrior? The best healer? Maybe... and maybe not. Let's see what would *really* happen if a typical modern day girl fell into Middle-earth.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, Original Female Character, Vala: Manwë
Genres: Humor, Parody
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 1. use of profane or obscene language
Series: None
Chapters: 5    |    Word count: 5541    |    Read Count: 4623
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/28/11    |    Published: 08/10/11
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Artwork for "Dust" (author curiouswombat) by Ellynn

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Illustrations for the Big Bang challenge story "Dust" written by curiouswombat.

2012 Tree and Flower Awards Second Place in Favorite Art, photomanip.

Categories: Artwork
Characters: Dwarf: Gimli son of Glóin, Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Original Female Character
Genres: Artwork: photomanip
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 28    |    Read Count: 931
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 07/31/11    |    Published: 07/31/11
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Feature In the Name of the King by Ellynn

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Inspired by the fan movie "Born of Hope". In the last moments of his life, Halbarad remembers a day long ago and his vision about Aragorn. 2011 MEFA Third Place in Ficlet: General.

2012 Tree and Flower Awards Honorable Mention in Favorite characterization of Halbarad.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Gapfiller
Places: Arnor, Gondor: the Pelennor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 836    |    Read Count: 1249
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/20/11    |    Published: 06/20/11
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Feature On a Stormy Night by Ellynn

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While looking for a shelter on a stormy night, during a hunting trip, Aragorn and Faramir stumble upon a family in a dire need of help. Written for May Teitho contest: "Names". 2011 MEFA Third Place in Drama: Featuring Aragorn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Drama
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3141    |    Read Count: 1393
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/17/11    |    Published: 06/17/11
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Feature The Green Grave by Ellynn

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"...she [Arwen] laid herself to rest upon Cerin Amroth; and there is her green grave, until the world is changed..."
But who made Arwen's grave in empty, desolate Lothlorien? Someone very sympathetic watched over her...

2011 MEFA Second Place in Ficlet: Later Age Elves.

2012 Tree and Flower Awards Third Place in Favorite story featuring Elves.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel
Genres: Tragedy, Vignette
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 951    |    Read Count: 1581
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/07/11    |    Published: 04/07/11
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Feature Empty Heart by Ellynn

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Love brings joy, but it can also break one's heart. Written for February Teitho theme: Heart Break. 2011 MEFA Third Place in Ficlet: Later Age Elves.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Romance-het
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 841    |    Read Count: 1666
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/02/11    |    Published: 04/02/11
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Feature Heavenly Dance by Ellynn

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After long months of loneliness and separation, Tilion will finally be close to his beloved Arien for a few moments. 2011 MEFA Nominee.

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Maia: Arien, Maia: Tilion
Genres: Romance-het, Vignette
Places: None
Times: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 841    |    Read Count: 1641
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/25/11    |    Published: 02/25/11
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Feature Father's Promises by Ellynn

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One day, little Eldarion asks Aragorn about his grandmothers and grandfathers.

2013 Tree and Flower Awards Third Place in Favorite Post-LotR Story

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Family
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2344    |    Read Count: 1356
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/09/11    |    Published: 02/09/11
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Feature When Sorrow Sang by Ellynn

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What did Mandos hear, see and feel while listening to Luthien's song?

2013 Tree and Flower Awards First Place in Favorite characterization of a resident of Doriath

Categories: The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Lúthien, Vala: Námo/Mandos
Genres: Angst
Places: Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 1-First Age: late
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1051    |    Read Count: 357
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/01/11    |    Published: 02/01/11
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Feature For our People by Ellynn

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Aragorn takes something that gives him both fulfilment and loss. Third place Teitho November 2010: Finders, keepers. 2011 MEFA Nominee.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Drama, Friendship
Places: Gondor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1048    |    Read Count: 1559
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/16/10    |    Published: 12/16/10
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Feature Hidden in the Mountain by Ellynn

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The White Tree of Gondor–long has it stood as a symbol of hope and continuity; but when days darken and the succession of Kingship falters, can it still somehow give hope beyond the end of its days?

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eärnur, Gondorian: Mardil Voronwë
Genres: Drama, Gapfiller
Places: Gondor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: middle
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2089    |    Read Count: 1497
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/03/10    |    Published: 11/03/10
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Feature The Omen by Ellynn

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Standing on Taniquetil, Varda and Manwë see an ill omen in the sky. Written for LJ LotR Community October challenge: Believe it or not (story should contain something supernatural or unbelievable). 2011 MEFA Nominee.

2012 Tree and Flower Awards Honorable Mention in Favorite characterization of a member of the Ainur

Categories: The Silmarillion, History of Middle-earth
Characters: As a Group: The Valar
Genres: Mystery
Places: Undying Lands: Aman
Times: 5-Post-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 32. 2010 October Challenge: Believe It or Not!
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 626    |    Read Count: 1481
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/26/10    |    Published: 10/26/10
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Feature Halbarad's Last Journey by Ellynn

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A year after the War of the Ring, Aragorn fulfills Halbarad's last wish. Written for Teitho August contest: Journeys. 2011 MEFA Nominee.

2012 Tree and Flower Awards Second Place in Favorite post-LotR story

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Family, Friendship
Places: Arnor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4203    |    Read Count: 1350
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/22/10    |    Published: 09/22/10
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Feature A Night in the Woods by Ellynn

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Legolas' thoughts of his best friend's fate while he guards the small camp in Mirkwood. This is one of my older stories, previously posted on ffnet.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Legolas Thranduilion, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Friendship
Places: Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen/Greenwood the Great
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1076    |    Read Count: 2051
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/28/10    |    Published: 08/28/10
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Feature The King's Sword by Ellynn

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Aragorn's thoughts when he received re-forged Narsil. Only a short, but a very important moment in his life. This is one of my older stories, previously posted on ffnet.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Half-Elven: Elrond, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study, Gapfiller
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 861    |    Read Count: 1400
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/28/10    |    Published: 08/28/10
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Feature There is Always Hope by Ellynn

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Movie–inspired. The battle in Helm's Deep seen through the eyes of a young man–Haleth, son of Hama. This is one of my older stories, previously posted on ffnet.

Categories: Orphan
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama
Places: Rohan: Helm's Deep
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 3. violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1686    |    Read Count: 311
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/26/10    |    Published: 08/26/10
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