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

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

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

The Iron Writer Challenge – 2016 Winter Solstice Open, Anais Nin Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2016 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Anais Nin Bracket The Authors: Jason T. Carter, Dani J. Caile, Brett Paul The Elements: The Isolator Something arrogate. A ball of yarn An appointment to be abducted by aliens that you are anxiously waiting for. It’s the Thought That … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge – 2016 Winter Solstice Open, Anais Nin Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge – 2016 Winter Solstice Open, Joyce Carol Oates Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2016 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 The Elements: The Isolator Something arrogate. A ball of yarn An appointment to be abducted by aliens that you are anxiously waiting for. Boldly Go Mamie … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge – 2016 Winter Solstice Open, Joyce Carol Oates Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #130 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open Final Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #130 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Open Final Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Mamie Pound, Mathew W. Weaver The Elements:   A post-game media interview with a gladiator A contract A spider A hideous steampunk mask. There’s Danger in that Arena Dani J Caile [Image of a … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #130 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open Final Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #129, 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Doug Adams Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Doug Adams Bracket The Authors: Richard Russell, Geoff Gore, Megan Cypress, Mamie Pound The Elements: A worldwide holiday celebrating a fictional character ( you must name the character) Testing the first bullet-proof vest The first mosquito of the season Pancake batter A Long, Low … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #129, 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Doug Adams Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Homer Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Homer Bracket The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Moria McArthur, E. Chris Garrison, Bill Prins The Elements: A worldwide holiday celebrating a fictional character ( you must name the character) Testing the first bullet-proof vest The first mosquito of the season Pancake batter Miramar Awaits … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Homer Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets:   Homer Doug Adams Edward Abbey (Please click on bracket image to read stories) The Elements: A worldwide holiday celebrating a fictional character ( you must name the character) Testing the first bullet-proof vest The first mosquito of the season … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Edward Abbey Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Edward Abbey Bracket: The Authors: Bobby Salomons, Mathew W. Weaver, Danielle Lee Zwissler,  Tina Biscuit The Elements: A worldwide holiday celebrating a fictional character ( you must name the character) Testing the first bullet-proof vest The first mosquito of the season Pancake batter Bullet … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Edward Abbey Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #119 – The 2015 Summer Solstice Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #119 The 2015 Summer Solstice Finals 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #118 The 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Champions Kara Kahnke, Daniel J. Sanz, Mathew W. Weaver The Elements: A Hapi drum A strange, odd spirit takes you to the past and the future where you meet your successful self and … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #119 – The 2015 Summer Solstice Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round, Eric Carle Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #118 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Eric Carle Bracket The Authors: Jaclyn Wilson, Richard Russell, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Daniel J. Sanz The Elements: A time clock Ice cream A Parachute Told from POV of an alien on the planet Nibiru, as the Nibiru enters our solar system.  Nibiru technology is … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round, Eric Carle Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #118 – 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #118 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #117 Bello Oluwadamilare The Brackets: P. D. Eastman The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Tina Biscuit, E. Chris Garrison, Mathew W. Weaver Eric Carle The Authors: Jaclyn Wilson, Richard Russell, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Daniel J. Sanz H. A. Rey The Authors: Matthew Barron, Tony Jaeger,  Kara Kahnke, Dwight Wade … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #118 – 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #113 – 2015 Annual Championship Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #113 2015 Annual Championship 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #112 Champion TBD The Authors: Tiffany Brown, Brett Paul, Mathew W. Weaver The Elements: Three Stooges Happy Birthday Song A person born with red eyes A poison dart frog Pukwudgies Note: Authors names will be added after the judges have decided … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #113 – 2015 Annual Championship Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #109 – 2015 Spring Open Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #109 2015 Spring Equinox Open Final Round  Preliminary Round Champions Mamie Pound,  Brett Paul, Daniel J. Sanz, Dani J. Caile The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Daniel J. Sanz, Mamie Pound, Brett Paul  The Elements: Venice Astigmatism Magma A Solid Plutonium Halberd Last Call Daniel J. Sanz Dante hugged the railing, wrestling his breath after the sensation … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #109 – 2015 Spring Open Finals

Challenge 108 – 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary

The Iron Writer Challenge 108 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The Brackets:          William S Burroughs          Kurt VonnegutAllen Ginsberg       Jack Kerouac The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock To read the submissions please click on the image for each bracket. Please remember to vote and comment.

Challenge 108 – 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round, The William S. Burroughs Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #108 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The William S. Burroughs Bracket   The Authors: Aaron Carlson Aaron Gord Daniel J. Sanz Jessica Chick   The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock Get Dirty Jessica Chick “Ah, too much.” Ryan sniffed his shirt, stripped it off, and tossed … Read moreChallenge 108 – 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round, The William S. Burroughs Bracket

2015 Spring Equinox Open- Preliminary Round, The Allen Ginsberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #108 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The Allen Ginsberg Bracket   The Authors: Geoff Gore Brett Paul Tina Biscuit M.D. Pitman The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock Artemis Returns Brett Paul Artemis made her way around the studio, taking care not to step on any of … Read more2015 Spring Equinox Open- Preliminary Round, The Allen Ginsberg Bracket

Challenge 108 – 2015 Spring Equinox Open – Preliminary Round, The Kurt Vonnegut Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The Kurt Vonnegut Bracket   The Authors: Steph Mineart E. Chris Garrison Johnna Murphy Vance Rowe Mamie Pound The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock Tangerine, Tangerine Mamie Pound In the blue wash of fluorescent light, she changed out of jeans and … Read moreChallenge 108 – 2015 Spring Equinox Open – Preliminary Round, The Kurt Vonnegut Bracket

Challenge 97 — The 2014 Winter Solstice Open Championship

Challenge 97 The Iron Writer 2014 Winter Solstice Open CHAMPIONSHIP The Authors: The Jennifer Egan Bracket winner: D.L. Zwissler The Donna Tartt Bracket winner: E. Chris Garrison and Dani J. Caile (tie) The Adam Johnson Bracket winner: Dwight Wade The Paul Harding Bracket winner: K.A. DaVur The Elements: 1968 Elvis Presley Comeback Special (Courtesy of … Read moreChallenge 97 — The 2014 Winter Solstice Open Championship

Challenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Jennifer Egan Bracket

Challenge 96 The Iron Writer 2014 Winter Solstice Open The Jennifer Egan Bracket   The Authors: Bill Prins Jason T. Carter D.L. Zwissler Alis Van Doorn The Elements: A grieving boy Growing up and growing old An imprisoning life An adventuresome journey Posh Bill Prins The nursing home called just before 5am, and we were … Read moreChallenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Jennifer Egan Bracket

Challenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Donna Tartt Bracket

Challenge 96 The Iron Writer 2014 Winter Solstice Open The Donna Tartt Bracket   The Authors: Steven Bergeron Dani J. Caile Kara Kahnke E. Chris Garrison The Elements: A grieving boy Growing up and growing old An imprisoning life An adventuresome journey Labyrinthos De Christus Steven L Bergeron Whoever enters my tomb will live forever … Read moreChallenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Donna Tartt Bracket

Challenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Adam Johnson Bracket

Challenge 96 The Iron Writer 2014 Winter Solstice Open The Adam Johnson Bracket   The Authors: Glenn Edwards Brett Paul Dwight Wade Briege Havern Sarah Thomas The Elements: A grieving boy Growing up and growing old An imprisoning life An adventuresome journey   Breaking the Chains Sarah Thomas Calob sat on the stoop with his … Read moreChallenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Adam Johnson Bracket

Challenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Paul Harding Bracket

Challenge 96 The Iron Writer 2014 Winter Solstice Open The Paul Harding Bracket   The Authors: K.A. DaVur Aaron Gord Bobby Salomons Mary Fletcher The Elements: A grieving boy Growing up and growing old An imprisoning life An adventuresome journey Celeste Mary Fletcher The small boy put his arm around the shoulders of his dog … Read moreChallenge 96 – The 2014 Winter Solstice Open, The Paul Harding Bracket

2014 Winter Soltice Open

The Iron Writer 2014 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round The Donna Tartt Bracket Donna Tartt: 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner in fiction with “The Goldfinch” The Adam Johnson Bracket Adam Johnson: 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner in fiction with “The Orphan Master’s Son” The Paul Harding Bracket Paul Harding: 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner in fiction with “Tinkers” … Read more2014 Winter Soltice Open