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Penname: Lyra [Contact]
Real name: Christiane
Member Since: January 01, 2009
Membership status: Member


Lyra is a Hobbit in all but size, but much more interested in the First and Second Age than actual Hobbit lore. A journalist by trade and philologist and cultural scientist by training, she has been struggling with plotbunnies and the relentless demands of real life ever since she discovered the fandom. Family life with two kids in an old farmhouse that desperately needs renovation doesn't make things easier, although it provides plenty of inspiration.

Lyra is obsessed with Nerdanel and her boys, N˙menor, Elwing and Eńrendil, Maglor (+ Daeron) through the ages, and the occasional footnote. Other interests include philology, the various aspects of living history/ experimental archaeology, as well as the broad spectrum of anthropology. This tends to show in her stories. What can you do? Lyra's attempts at producing fanart can be found at her deviantArt account.

The Power and the Passion

B2MeM Passport

Season of Writing Dangerously 2013 Impetuous Participant Back to Middle-earth Month 2013

Season of Writing Dangerously 2013 Winner B2MeM 2012 Participant

Lyra's 2017 SWG Challenge Stamp Collection
Taboo challenge creator

first challenge creator

Taboo Bingo Row Completed

first challenge reviewer

Taboo challenge reviewer

Taboo challenge reviewed 5 fanworks

Revolution challenge creator

Revolution challenge created a fanwork about revolution

Revolution challenge created protest art

International Day of Fanworks

Revolution challenge created a fanwork with people of color or underrepresented cultural groups

Revolution challenge reviewer

Revolution challenge reviewed 5 fanworks

Strength and Beauty challenge creator

March 2017 Back to Middle-earth Month

Strength and beauty challenge reviewer

Women's sceptre challenge creator

Women's sceptre challenge major female character

Women's sceptre challenge reviewer

Woman's sceptre challenge reviewed 5 fanworks

Woman's sceptre challenge reviewed 10 fanworks

Hero's journey challenge creator

Hero's journey challenge reviewer

Hero's journey completed difficult-level challenge

New Directions challenge creator

New Directions challenge reviewer

New Directions reviewed a character bio

Just an Old-Fashioned Love Song challenge creator

Just an Old-Fashioned Love Song challenge creator slash

Just an Old-Fashioned Love Song challenge reviewer

Just an Old-Fashioned Love Song challenge reviewed 5 fanworks

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