I'd been thinking for some time it might be good to post a list of "Quenya names", that is, not any names linguistically Quenya, of which there are quite a number in the Lord of the Rings and the Silmarillion, too, but the Quenya versions of characters' names drawn from HoME that fic writers use for Valinorean settings or to describe interactions among the Noldor.
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So, triggered by a review by a floundering reader, I feverishly spent a couple of hours compiling a preliminary list, which is posted here. I'm hoping that, with other people's help, it can be eventually turned into something reliable and then posted to the References section on SWG, like Clotho's chronological compilation (which I use quite a lot).
Also, my bio of Dorlas has been posted in this month's SWG newsletter. Dorlas is that not-very-nice guy in the last section of the Tale of Turin and Tolkien put quite a lot of thought into developing his role, although this is more obvious from the "Children of Hurin" or "Unfinished Tales" than from the "Silmarillion": about the nature of courage, Edain politics, dramatic irony, and so on.
The SWG Ancestors challenge has concluded. There are ten stories, some of which I haven't managed to catch up with yet.
I wrote a short piece that features Aragorn as well as some of the more usual suspects.
This is now also cross-posted to AO3:
The Witnesses (266 words) by Himring
Fandom: The Silmarillion and other histories of Middle-Earth - J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien, TOLKIEN J. R. R. - Works & Related Fandoms
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Characters: Aragorn | Estel, Celeborn (Tolkien), Elrond Peredhel, Galadriel | Artanis, Glorfindel (Tolkien)
Additional Tags: Ancestors, Doriath, Gondolin, Nargothrond, Cross-cultural, Edain, Elves
Summary: Aragorn is told about his ancestors by those who saw them with their own eyes.
The next SWG challenge is called Behind the Scenes and is not so much about stuff going on immediately behind the scenes, but things going on somewhere else entirely but exactly at the same time as larger events.
And the Silmarillion40 has been continuing, now considerably past the half-way mark, with excellent contributions, both artwork and fic, although I still need to catch up with some of the fic.