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This is a fan fic challenge community for any fandoms. The quotes in the prompt tables, however, are all from The Lord of The Rings books by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Step One:Pick a fandom. It can be anything, from anywhere. A show, a movie, a book, a group, a pairing, a character. Anything you are a fan of! There is no limit on the number of times one person/character can be claimed. Make your claim HERE (This link will also lead you to the claims table.)

Step Two:ONCE YOU ARE ACCEPTED and not before:
Post HERE with your exact claim so that a new tag can be added for you.

Step Three: Give me the link to the table in your LJ so I can add it to the claims table and everyone can read your fics. Comment HERE with your table link.

Write 50 fanfics centered around this fandom you’ve chose. You can use old stuff that you’ve written before, or new stuff. Fictions, drabbles, poems, scripts. Anything is game as long as it is set in your fandom. You don't have to post them all at once. You can do one at a time, or a couple, or whatever you want.

Use this header for all your fics:


Title:
Fandom:
Characters:
Prompt:
Word Count:
Rating:
Summary:
Author's Notes:


The quotes are here: As you can see, there are 55. The last 5 are alternates, and can replace any other prompts on the table.

As for the quotes...they are rather general, so they can apply to any characters. You can use the entire quote verbatim, to make it more of a challange, or just refer to the quote in some random way if you like. This is supposed to be fun...so you can make it as difficult or as easy as you want.

001.I knew I’d want it, if I hadn’t got it!

002.I am not the master of the law, and cannot set it aside.

003.I suppose you feel that everything has gone off splendidly and according to plan?

004.Our last shortcut through woods nearly ended in disaster.

005.There was something in this tree that I have never seen before.

006.I see shapes of Men and of horses...

007.We believe that we may meet again in a time to come, and perhaps we shall find somewhere a land where can live together and both be content.

008.Do not touch the water!

009.Lights went out in the house and hamlet as they came, and doors were shut, and folk that were afield cried in terror and ran wild like hunted deer.

010.You seem to know a lot. More than is good for you, I guess.

011.The chamber was filled with a soft light; its walls were green and silver and its roof of gold.

012.The passage is blocked behind us now, and there is only one way out…

013.The dark water boiled, and there was a hideous stench.

014.He drew a deep breath. Well, I’m back, he said.

015.Did not the lady tell me to beware of them? And now I cannot forget them.

016.So they both lived, delighting in their own devices, and feared no assault, nor wrath, nor any end of their wickedness.

017.The Sun dipped and vanished, and as if at the shuttering of a lamp, black night fell.

018.It’s dangerous, yes it is. It burns, it kills.

019.With hearts strangely lightened they now rested again, but not for long.

020.When he woke up the sky above was dim, not lighter but darker than when they had breakfasted.

021.We shall search the valley from head to foot and peer under every pebble.

022.He picked up his shears and exhibited them as evidence.

023.And sooner or later as he lurked and pried on the borders he would be caught, and
taken – for examination.

024.In fact, it is partly about that that I have come to say a last work.

025.But there is no other way out that I can see or think of.

026.I will tell you what I know, and leave the reward to you. You may be glad to grant it, when you have heard me.

027.All that is gold does not glitter.

028.Under the shadow of bushes leaning out over the water they halted and drew breath.

029.I have forgotten much that I thought I knew, and learned again much that I had forgotten.

030.This in brief is how I see things at the moment, if you wish to have a piece of my mind as plain as possible.

031.But oft the unbidden guest proves the best company.

032.The days have gone down in the West behind the hills into shadow.

033.That is a very interesting remark. I may have to report that.

034.We are going now to a secret place we have, somewhat less than ten miles from here.

035.He felt as if the whole dark world was turning upside down.

036.I do not know what put it into your head, or your heart, to do that.

037.I see strange tales are woven about you.

038.I received you for your safe-keeping, and also to do as I might bid.

039.The fool’s hope has failed.

040.I wish I could carry you. You aren’t fit to walk any further. .

041.It’s not always a misfortune being overlooked. .

042.Yet I would not have you remain like a beggar at the door.

043.My lord, you called me. I come.

044.His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.

045.But as for your terms, we reject them utterly.

046.He was naked, lying as if in a swoon on a heap of filthy rags.

047.Where are we? How did I get here?

048.All right, but there’s room enough for two.

049.They awoke together, hand in hand.

050.I think we had better not move out from here again, until it has gone quite dark.

051.Alternate: You will be glad to have these safe again.

052.Alternate: I was awake early this morning, and now it must be nearly noon.

053.Alternate: Then what were you all doing? You were shut up for hours.”

054.Alternate: What was the thing, or were there many of them?

055.Alternate: ____ was snoring at his side long before he himself closed his eyes.

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If you'd rather have this in table form, go HERE. But... I warn you...it's big.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any deadlines?
No. No rush, no pressure.

Do I have to pick a specific focus?
No. You can pick ‘general series’. Or you can pick one specific character. Or a pairing.

If I pick a pairing, does every fic have to have that pairing in it? What about if I pick a single character?

Not exactly. If you pick a pairing, then all the fics must have both characters in it, but the relationship does not need to be the focus of every single fic. If you choose one character, that character must be the focus of all the fics. He doesn't have to be -in- every fic, but the fics somehow need to be about him or strongly involve him. When I read the fic, I want to think about him.

Can I have a writing partner?
Certainly.

What ratings are allowed?
Any and all. Just make sure that every single fic is rated before the lj-cut so people know what they're clicking on. I use the G to NC-17 system because it's well known. If you are going to use another letter system, please explain what the letter means.

What is the minimum word count?
One hundred words is minimum to count as a fic.

When do I post? All a once or one at a time?
As you finish them.

Are fake cuts okay?
sure!

How many fandoms can I claim at once?
If you want to do more than one, you can. But you need to work on both at the same time.

What is the policy on AU? What about crossovers?
Anything goes in this com.

Can we post the stories elsewhere that we write for this?
Yes. The only requirement is that you post it here too.

Do we have to post them in order?
You can post in any order you like.

How central do the prompts have to be to the story?
The quotation does not *have* to be in the fic. The fic simply has to at least suggest the word. To make it more of a challenge, you should use the entire quote, but, if that takes the fun out of it for you, feel free to just use the general idea of the quote.

Can I use more than one prompt in one fic?
No. One prompt per fic. That way you have 50 fics, which is rather the point of the challenge.

Any rules?
1. NO Flames. I will ban you immediately if I see even a spark. :)
2. Use lj-cuts for anything over 200 words.
3. You must be over 18 to join.
4. No advertisements will be allowed in this com.

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