The Iron Writer Challenge #205 – 2017 Summer Solstice Final

The Iron Writer Challenge #205 2017 Summer Solstice Final 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Richard Russell, Jennifer Worrell, Dani J. Caile, Vance Rowe, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: Arwyn’s Song Time travel Stonehenge Suffering   Under the Sun Richard Russell “You’re Fired!” John screamed at his gardener.   Andre’s soft gentle eyes looked … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #204 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge Tournament Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #204 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge Tournament Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: An Osiria Rose A photo album A novel (real or fictional) A talking piano Play It Again Dani … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #194 -2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Final Round

  The Iron Writer Challenge #194 2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Final Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: (Authors will be revealed next Thursday.) The Elements: Smokestacks at night An unknown assailant  A maze  A chamber pot overflowing with radioactive candy bars from a parallel universe Dreams of a Parallel Universe Michael Cottle Smoke stacks … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #193 – 2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #193 2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Richard Russell, Keith Badowski, Malissa Greenwood, Dani J. Caile, Michael Cottle, Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, E. Chris Garrison, Josh Flores, David Jobe, Steven L. Bergeron, Amy Kasim, Bethany Totten, Geoff Gore, Maureen Larter, Emma Crowley, Mamie … Read more

The Mercy Academy 2017 Iron Writer Challenge

The 2017 Mercy Academy Iron Writer Challenge The Writers: Beth T., Kalei M., Taylor L., Riley M., Jordyn S. Mallory K., Natasha N., Logan B., Sarah M., Kelsie M. Julianne W., Meghan W., Shelby S., Brianna B., Maggie H. Kara K., Abby A., Abby J., Star A. The Elements: A pumpkin Bubble Wrap A cat on a leash Start with the sentence “And I thought you were…” Untitled Beth T. “And … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #179 – 2016 Annual Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #179 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Mamie Pound, Dani J. Caile, Daniel J. Sanz, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Halloween Night Apostrophe as an literary device An orchard (you must state the type of orchard: apple, pear, peach, etc) Metal doors on a … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 – 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Tina Biscuit, Ong Sze Teng, Michael Cottle, Mamie Pound  The Elements: An old family recipe A trough An electric fence Banty chickens Not the Crumbs Ong Sze Teng The fine red head rose sleepily, confusion crossing his … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship, Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Richard North Patterson Bracket Mamie Pound, Geoff Gore, Phil Blailkock, Alis Van Doorn Linda Fairstein Bracket D. Lee Cox, Amy … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket Maureen Larter, Michael Cottle, Bobby Salomons, Dani J. Caile The Double Act Dani … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Arthur Train Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Arthur Train Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Arthur Train Bracket Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Malissa Greenwood, Jacob Stalvey O’Neil Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Banjo … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Linda Fairstein Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Linda Fairstein Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger Linda Fairstein Bracket D. Lee Cox, Amy Kasim, Matt Henderson, SzeTeng Ong Introduction to Wim Meeks – A … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Richard North Patterson Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Richard North Patterson Bracket Mamie Pound, Geoff Gore, Phil Blaiklock, Alis Van Doorn Deserted Life with Stars Mamie Pound The … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #164 – 2016 Spring Equinox Open Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #164 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Final Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Authors: Mamie Willoughby Pound, Richard Russell, C. S. E. Greenberg, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Around the Campfire The Blue Star Kachina Fossilized remains of a three-legged fruitbat Main character grandparent was executed It’s the End of Our World … As We Know It … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round, This Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors:  This Bracket Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Dani J. Caile, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow Hot Dogs and Hatred Malissa Greenwood Eric balanced a plate … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round, They’re Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors: They’re Bracket D. Lee Cox, M. D. Pitman, Richard Russell, Emmy Gatrell The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow The Invasion Emmy Gatrell As I cut the wheel … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round, There Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors: There Bracket C. S. E. Greenberg, Peter Lusher, Jennie Richmond The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow One Shot Jennie Richmond  Shirley Knott shivered, pulling her coat closer … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round, Their Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors: Their Bracket G. L. Dearman, Mamie Pound, Keith Badowski, Michael Cottle The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow Hearts and Arrows Mamie Pound “I got a bad feeling … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round

  The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors: Their Bracket G. L. Dearman, Mamie Pound, Keith Badowski, Michael Cottle There Bracket C. S. E. Greenberg, Peter Lusher, Jennie Richmond They’re Bracket D. Lee Cox, M. D. Pitman, Richard Russell, Emmy Gatrell This Bracket Tina … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #152 – 2016 Winter Equinox Finals

  The Iron Writer Challenge #152 2016 Winter Equinox Finals 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dwight Wade, Tina Biscuit, Dani J. Caile,  Alis VanDoorn The Elements: A spider A Trampoline An Earthquake Handwriting Can’t Make This Stuff Up Alis VanDoorn William drag- pushed- hefted, the last of Abbie’s roughly 10,000 lbs. of gear … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 – 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Elements: An April Fools Joke Energy drinks Yellow highlighter The basement The Brackets: Citizen Kane Bracket Richard Russell Dwight Wade Zac Moran Vance Rowe Steven L. Bergeron Fahrenheit 451 Bracket Tina Biscuit Laura Roberts Wesley Kirk Harry Craft Moby … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 – 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round, Citizen Kane Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round Citizen Kane Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Elements: An April Fools Joke Energy drinks Yellow highlighter The basement The Authors: Richard Russell Dwight Wade Zac Moran Vance Rowe Steven L. Bergeron Just Foolin’   Richard Russell  Holding the monoscope to his eye, Billy complained, … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 – 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round, Fahrenheit 451 Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round Fahrenheit 451 Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Elements: An April Fools Joke Energy drinks Yellow highlighter The basement The Authors: Tina Biscuit Laura Roberts Wesley Kirk Harry Craft Quite Contrary Tina Biscuit  Mary woke up alone in bed. Peter was never first up. … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 – 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round, Moby Dick Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round Moby Dick Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Elements: An April Fools Joke Energy drinks Yellow highlighter The basement The Authors: Alis VanDoorn Dani J. Caile Daniel J. Sanz Danielle Lee Zwissler The Day Off Alis VanDoorn Miller stretched, pushed tousled red hair off … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 – 2015 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2015 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Joyce Carol Oates Bracket The Authors: Mamie Pound, Christopher A. Liccardi, Mason Grant, Richard Russell Vladimir Nabokov Bracket The Authors: A. Francis Raymond, Tina Biscuit, Ericka Kahler, Danielle Lee Zwissler Anais Nin Bracket The Authors: Jason T. Carter, Dani … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge – 2016 Winter Solstice Open, Vladimir Nabokov Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2016 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Vladimir Nabokov Bracket The Authors: A. Francis Raymond, Tina Biscuit, Ericka Kahler, Danielle Lee Zwissler The Elements: The Isolator Something arrogate. A ball of yarn An appointment to be abducted by aliens that you are anxiously waiting for. Now Serving … Read more