A very happy new year to all of you, may it bring everything good you all hope for and may you achieve all your goals and aims! May it bring good things and much merriment, and little grief to you all!
If I should accidentally forget to mention anyone (which after a long night of festivity might easily happen), please forgive me and feel yourself addressed, too!
Special thanks and greetings I'd like to give to:
surreysmum, my longtime beta for "Mael-Gûl", for acompanying my fic patiently for over a year; in that time, you have taught me more about the English language than I ever thought possible! Thank you!!!
namarie120, for giving me much encouragement with wonderfully insightful reviews from my first posted chapter onwards, and for volunteering to beta my fic in the future; Thank you, you are a wonderful online friend to have!
werdrachin, my oldest and most trusted friend, for patiently listening to me raving on about my stories even while you do not even are a fan of LOTR, and for being a source of inspiration and my 'partner in crime' for our original stories since we both were children; thank you for being there!!!
randy_o, my greatly appreciated critical reviewer and part-time beta, for a delightful and very enriching correspondence, and for being a great source of inspiration; thank you for keeping me on my toes and honest in my writing!!!
calenharn, for many critical and most inspiring reviews that have always greatly encouraged me to write on, as well as for some controversial discussion; thank you!
Lamiel, for her wonderful story "This Present Darkness", and for wonderfully insightful and inspiring reviews and great advice on writing; thank you!!!
wiseheart, aka Soledad, my dear 'evil overlord', whom I serve most faithfully as 'mad scientist'; thank you for your patience with me, and for writing and recommending wonderful fiction! I do promise to read and comment more of your stories in 2007 again!
autumnverse, for writing great and very dark stories and for giving me encouragement on mine! Thank you! You are great!
alliwantisanelf, for great reviews and for her wonderfully funny and hilarious story prance_legolas, which give a very different and more light-hearted view of our all-favorite-Elf! Thank you! :)
ana_lib_elf, for giving reviews to die for and generally being the wonderful person you are! (Though that is something that goes also to all the other wonderful people who are mentioned here!) I need to get back to reading more of and commenting on more of your stories again! (And that, too, goes for the stories of all the people I mention here! *blush*.)
pecos for her great RPS stories "Prophecy, Destiny and Design" and its sequel, and her "Broken Soul" cycle, which introduced me to that genre and caused an addiction that has yet to lift off; and your FPS stories, especially "Beyond The Far Horizon", are great, too! Thank you for recommending my story to others!
slesia, for being a wonderful person and writing wonderful comments to me at times; thank you!
vamp_ress, who writes wonderful stories on which I have far too rarely commented until now, too. I shall try to do better!
And last but not least stormatdusk, jastaelf and raphaha for much appreciated feedback, and miladyhawke for great comments and information! Thank you!!!
Please note again that if I have forgotten anyone (of which I am sure!), it is due to hangover, and does not mean that I would appreciate you less! Forgive me!
And also my thanks and my best wishes go to all the other people both on my friends list and beyond who have greatly enriched my existence this last year by your posts, your comments and by your very existence! Thank you to all of you and my best wishes for this new year!
A very happy 2007 to all of you!