[identity profile] just-jenni.livejournal.com
B2MeM Prompt and Path: the Darkening of Valinor (purple path)
Format: Ficlet
Genre: Drama
Rating: PG
Warnings: None
Characters: Anaire, Fingolfin, Nerdanel
Pairings: None
Creator’s Notes (optional): I borrowed the idea of Nerdanel visiting Anaire carrying one of Feanor's lamps from Engarian's story "An Unwilling Queen"
Summary: Immediately after the darkening of Valinor, Anaire and Fingolfin have a conversation.

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[personal profile] dawn_felagund
B2MeM Prompt and Path: Analyze a Chapter or Passage (orange path)
Format: essay
Genre: meta/nonfiction
Rating: General
Warnings: There is discussion of violence and character death, but nothing that exceeds what is in The Silmarillion itself.
Characters: Fëanor, Fingolfin, Pengolodh
Pairings: n/a
Summary: The death scenes of Fëanor and Fingolfin parallel each other closely in plot, beginning with the rash pursuit of single combat with Morgoth. Yet the manner in which the narrator of The Silmarillion, Pengolodh, employs language and symbolism leads to two very different conclusions that likely served to advance Pengolodh's political and personal agenda.

The Deaths of Kings: Historical Bias in the Death Scenes of Fëanor and Fingolfin )
[identity profile] heartofoshun.livejournal.com
B2MeM Prompt and Path: primary colors (blue path: artwork)
Format: digital art, sketch with written copy
Genre: AU
Rating: Gen
Warnings: no warnings apply
Characters: Maglor, Fingolfin
Pairings: none so far
Creator’s Notes (optional): Chapter 3 – The Colors of Our World - Powerful High King Fingolfin receives word that their unified kingdoms are once again under attack. Will saving the Noldor from the fierce onslaught of Morgoth prove more daunting even than bringing together its restive elements?
These blurbs are written by a reader who is on the mailing lists of far too many publishing companies. Why not use some of the dozens of prompts of yet another annual B2MeM to design covers or ads, write ad copy, review, or draft summaries of books I would not be likely to write?

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[identity profile] starbrow.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: Noldorin Beleriand: Gil-galad as Fingon's son.
Format: Short story - 2000 words.
Genre: Family, Gapfiller, Tragedy
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Discussion of suicidal depression
Characters: Fingon, Gil-galad, Fingolfin
Pairings: referenced Fingon/Maedhros
Creators' Notes (optional): This story follows up on 'From The Wrack And Ruin', and therefore forms part of my Ninnachel series, though Ninnachel does not feature (as this story takes place before their life intersects with Fingon's in any way).
Summary: In the wake of the Battle of Sudden Flame, Fingon finds himself isolated except for his son, and then has to make the hardest decision of his life so far.

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[identity profile] starbrow.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: Noldorin Beleriand: Gil-galad as Fingon's son.
Format: Short Story - 2600 words
Genre: Family, Fluff, Angst, Slash
Rating: Adult
Warnings: Character death (OC), mildly graphic sex and violence
Characters: Fingon, Gil-galad, Fingolfin, Maedhros
Pairings: Fingon/Maedhros
Creators' Notes: This story forms part of my Ninnachel series in a tangential way, but it is not necessary to have read any of those stories to read this one. This is the backstory for Gil-galad and the 'tale' that Fingon refers to in 'Reprimand And Redress'.
Summary: Fingon falls head over heels in love for the second time in his life.

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[identity profile] fadesintothewes.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: [livejournal.com profile] lignota's prompt, “Fingon/Maedhros, poem-based prompt
Format: Short Story
Genre: Slash, Hurt/Comfort
Rating: Teen
Warnings: Death
Characters: Fingon, Fingolfin, Maedhros
Pairings: Fingon/Maedhros
Creator’s Notes: Inspired by the poem, “Other Lives And Dimensions And Finally A Love Poem” by Bob Hicok, which is also woven into the story. The Poem is included at the end of the story. Sorry it strayed from Beleriand, though it is still connected to it.
Summary: Fingon is struggling being Reborn and angry he must pledge his loyalty to Arafinwë. Fingon refuses to sunder himself, body and mind, from the life he led in Exile.

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[identity profile] starbrow.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: Noldorin Beleriand: a quiet moment for Fingon & Maedhros during the Siege of Angband, with Maglor helping them have this moment.
Format: Short Story - 2500 words.
Genre: Romance, Adventure, Slash
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: none
Characters: Fingon, Maedhros, Glaurung, Fingolfin, Maglor, Aegnor
Pairings: Fingon/Maedhros
Creators' Notes (optional): The title is from 'I Dreamed A Dream' in Les Miserables.
Summary: In First Age 260, a dangerous threat has been spotted on the plains of Ard-Galen, and it's Fingon's duty to go and stop it.

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[identity profile] starbrow.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: General Prompts: glitter PWP.
Format: Short story - 3300 words.
Genre: PWP, Slash
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: Incest. Dominance/submission themes.
Characters: Feanor, Fingolfin
Pairings: Feanor/Fingolfin
Creators' Notes (optional): This is what happens when I think waaaaay too hard about what glitter would be in Middle-earth and who would invent it (Feanor, obviously).
Summary: Nolofinwe, at a party, is bored. And guilty. And angsty. Oh, hey look, it's Feanaro - the magical glitter fairy! But what secrets will be spilt along with Feanaro's new invention?

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[personal profile] moetushie
B2MeM Challenge: The Riddle - Write/draw/create another type of fanwork inspired by this song: "The Riddle" from the musical of The Scarlet Pimpernel. Select lyrics: "Reel on, love! Toughen your scars / Year by year we're falling like stars" & "And we slowly learn someone has to burn / Better you than me!"
Format: Short Story (4,096 words)
Genre: Slash, Drama
Rating: Adult
Warnings: Half-sibling incest, semi-explicit sex.
Characters: Fingolfin, Fëanor, various
Pairings: Fingolfin/Fëanor
Author's Note: Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] suzll for beta-ing.
Summary: Fingolfin adjusts to new realities and Fëanor tests boundaries until they break.

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[identity profile] starbrow.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: General Prompts: "Write a story...reflecting identification with or connection to one’s land, country or culture." This is possibly a somewhat different sort of connection to the land than envisioned! But it does have a little subtle reference to the poem quoted in the prompt.
Format: Short Story - 6000 words.
Genre: Romance
Rating: Explicit Adult
Warnings: Fairly graphic sex
Characters: Maedhros, Fingon, Maglor, Fingolfin
Pairings: Fingon/Maedhros, Maglor/Tasteless Jokes, Maglor/Sarcastic Poetry, Fingolfin/Planning
Creators' Notes (optional): This story came out of two things: the beautiful poem quoted in the prompt, and me wondering about why Fingon rules Dor-lomin. The title is from the Darren Hayes song "Explode".
Summary: Not long after Thangorodrim, Fingon takes Maedhros on a walking holiday through the country that would become known as Dor-lomin, and falls in love with the land. (He's already in love with Maedhros.)

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[personal profile] dawn_felagund
Title: "Prayers about Rain"
Author Name: Dawn Felagund
Prompt: Use the following song to inspire your writing or artwork: "Autumnal" by Arcana (Lyrics)
Summary: Finwë has left his people and chosen exile alongside his son Fëanor. Indis, left behind as his regent, must determine the best course of action for his forsaken people, but her choice to pass the regency to her son Fingolfin seems fraught with peril amidst the divided Noldor.
Rating: Adult
Warnings: sexual content (Finwë/Indis)
Author's Notes: Notes, including translations of Quenya names, are at the end of the story.

Prayers about Rain )
[identity profile] marta-bee.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: "C" for Courage
Format: short story (4,260 + Notes)
Genre: angst, theodicy-by-any-other-name, family
Rating: Teen
Warnings: battle gore; canonical character death; marital intimacy if you squint
Characters: Fingolfin, Olwe
Pairings: Fingolfin/Anaire
Summary: Olwe and Fingolfin had more cause than most to resent the Valar's tendency to leave dark lords unchallenged. A meditation on courage, tragedy, and divine inaction.

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[personal profile] hhimring
B2MeM Challenge: "Courage", Day One (B2MeM 2013: Themes)
Format: Ficlet (c.650 words)
Genre: General (first person; family)
Rating: Teens
Warnings: None
Characters: Fingon, Fingolfin, Maedhros
Pairings: Fingon/Maedhros (barely a hint)
Summary: The Fingolfinians and the Feanorians encounter each other after their shared victory at the Dagor Aglareb.

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[identity profile] willtherebetime.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: Write what you know: A character you have something in common with // A character you dislike.
Women of the Silmarillion: Sisters & sisters-in-law // Women of the House of Finwë.
Relationship: Same-sex relationship // jealousy
First Lines: "The towers of -- aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel, cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods" (Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt).
Format: Short story
Genre: Romance, Adventure, General
Rating: Teens/PG-13
Warnings: Mild (very mild) sexuality of both the hetero- and homosexual kind.
Characters: Anairë, Eärwen, Fëanor, Finarfin, Findis, Fingolfin, Finwë, Indis, Maedhros, Nerdanel, Noldor, Original Characters
Pairings: Anairë/Fingolfin. With glimpses of: Eärwen/Finarfin; Finwë/Indis; Fëanor/Nerdandel.
Summary: This is the prequel to Waiting for the Thunder. The story of Anairë and Fingolfin.
Note: I completely forgot to post this here, but there are multiple chapters up at SWG. So, if you frequent SWG, you may have already seen this there!

Follow this link to SWG.
[identity profile] engarian.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: B-13 – Artifacts and Weapons - Ringil
Format: Ficlet
Genre: Drama
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Characters: Fingolfin, Lord Aulë
Pairings: None
Word Count: 966

Summary: In response to a dream, Fingolfin is driven to create a unique sword and asks Lord Aulë for the use of his forge and his assistance.

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[identity profile] zhie.livejournal.com
When Sauron Sang Softly and Sweet (Part One)

B2MeM Challenge:



Feanor wasn’t nuts (just misunderstood)


loss of friendship

Format:Part one of..? Chaptered tale
Genre:drama, angst, possible humor eventually
Rating:guessing PG13 or R, not sure yet
Warnings:violence and blood and stuff
Characters:Finwe's clan, and others in Valinor
Pairings:for series, all the usual canon stuff (like Feanor/Nerdanel), plus Maedhros/Fingon, Celegorm/Aredhel, Erestor/Galadriel
Summary:Feanor wins.. wait, no, loses, but not really.
Notes:Suddenly influenced by a dose of terrible management of that thing going on at onering, this went from a happy short story to a long angsty story with a different title and ending. Also, bunniverse. Also, title from me mishearing a Blind Guardian lyric the first time I heard the song, and it sticking in my mind anyhow.

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[identity profile] zhie.livejournal.com
Following his Heart

B2MeM Challenge:G50, N31, B15

Controversial Topics: Surviving the Impossible: Helcaraxe and Angband
Relationship: Monogamy
In a Manner of Speaking: Silent as the Grave
Life Events: Marriage

First Lines: Ships at a distance...
Horror: Darkness, Fog and Shadows

Relationship: Betrothal
Quenya and Sindarin: Tancol

Format:Double Drabble
Warnings:mention of m/m relationship (is that still a warning this day and age?) *shrugs*
Characters:Fingon, Fingolfin (mention of Maedhros)
Summary:Fingolfin gives some fatherly advice... sort of.

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[personal profile] hhimring
B2MeM Challenge:  O68: Humid (Weather), Sisters and sisters-in-law (Women of the Silmarillion)
Format: Snippet of a WIP
Genre: First Person
Rating: General
Warnings: none
Characters: Anaire, Earwen, Fingolfin, Lalwen (mention of Findis)
Pairings: Fingolfin/Anaire
Summary: Fingolfin is leaving Tirion. He wants his wife to come and his sister to stay. Has he got another think coming? (POV: Lalwen)

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[identity profile] willtherebetime.livejournal.com
B2MeM Challenge: First Lines card ("When shall we meet...?); Relationship card (Childhood sweethearts); and Of the Sea (Underwater Caves).
Format: Short Story
Genre: General
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Characters: Anairë and Fingolfin
Pairings: None?
Summary: A lost moment between husband and wife before the Noldor went forth from Valinor.

Waiting for the Thunder )


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