The Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round, Charlotte Bronte Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round Charlotte Bronte Bracket The Authors: Tannis Laidlaw, Steve Harz, Kriss Morton, E. Chris Garrison The Elements: An Electric Flying Bicycle A Doppelganger Atlantis An obscure Black & White Television Drama/Comedy Myths for Kids Tannis Laidlaw I’m Meredith … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round, Charlotte Bronte Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round, F. Scott Fitzgerald Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round F. Scott Fitzgerald Bracket  The Authors: B.R. Snow, M.D. Pitman, Dellani Oakes The Elements: Electric Flying Bicycle A doppelganger Atlantis An obscure Black and White Television Drama/Comedy  On Your Own B R Snow “Looking for what?” “The lost city. … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round, F. Scott Fitzgerald Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Charlotte Bronte Bracket The Authors: Tannis Laidlaw, Steve Harz, Kriss Morton, Eric Garrison   F. Scott Fitzgerald Bracket The Authors: Robbie Thomas, B. R. Snow, M.D. Pitman, Dellani Oakes Joseph Conrad Bracket The Authors: Guy Anthony De Marco, Dani J Caile, A Francis Raymond, Genevieve Dewey … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #20 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #20

The Iron Writer Challenge #20 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #20 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: B R Snow, E N Heim, Harry Craft, Bill Prins The Elements: Carbon Paper A Red Banana Slug Flashing Neon Lights Mr. Peabody’s WABAC Machine Slugging It Out B R Snow “Where are we?” “Somewhere in the dark of night?” … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #20 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #20

The Iron Writer Challenge #19 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #19

The Iron Writer Challenge #19 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #19 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: A Francis Raymond, Kaylee Hamelink, Tom McCann, Tony Jaeger The Elements: A casket Graffitti A sugar glider A boomerang Consequences Schmonsequences A Francis Raymond “Gliders of the colony! Mark this day!” proclaimed Magog. He stood on a branch of … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #19 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #19

The Iron Writer Challenge #18 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #18

The Iron Writer Challenge #18 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #18 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Adam Kirby, Anne Mason Smith, Azure Ewing, Geoff Gore The Elements: A Kerosene Lamp Pickled Pigs Feet Driftwood Reference Librarians Challenging Perceptions Adam Kirby “What’s the kerosene level, boy?” “Enough to see us home, Cap’n.” Rui sat dangling his … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #18 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #18

The Iron Writer Challenge #17 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #17

The Iron Writer Challenge #17 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #17 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Hannelore Moore, Kate Jonuska, M S Lemay, Maureen Larter The Elements: A Town Hall A Grizzly Bear A Root Canal Almonds Lava Rock Hannelore Moore Henry and Ed used to hang out all the time, hiking for hours to … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #17 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #17

The Iron Writer Challenge #16 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #16

The Iron Writer Challenge #16 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #16 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Annmarie Miles, Drake Edison, Guy Anthony De Marco, Tony Jaeger The Elements:  A Surfboard A radiator A clothes line A monastery Never Judge a Monk by Its Plumber! Annmarie Miles Dougie savoured the last few drags of his cigarette. … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #16 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #16

The Iron Writer Challenge #15 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #15

The Iron Writer Challenge #15 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #15 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Annmarie Miles, Dani J Caile, Jim Tumlity, Simon O’Kill The Elements: A Theremin A single super power An Elegy A Wooden Water Tower Strength from Within Annmarie Miles Meryl stood at Jem’s bedroom door. He was a new born … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #15 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #15

The Iron Writer Challenge #14 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #14

The Iron Writer Challenge #14 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #14 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Iron Writer Challenge Big Bang! Challenge 14 is a little different than previous challenges. Last February, Victoria Dougherty invited me, along with 5 other authors, to participate on her blog by writing a 500 word flash fiction … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #14 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #14

The Iron Writer Challenge #13 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #13

The Iron Writer Challenge #13 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #13 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: A Francis Raymond, Harry Craft, Liz Winn The Elements: A bugle A Derby Hat A live goat A trampoline Circus Rejects A. Francis Raymond “You’re lucky you weren’t turned into a rock,” said Lola. I shifted my body … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #13 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #13

The Iron Writer Challenge #12 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #12

The Iron Writer Challenge #12 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #12 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Diana Springer, J Conrad Guest, Jeremy Puma, M. D. Pitman The Elements: A Roman Galea A Rotary Dial Phone A Pole Vaulting Pole Black Lipstick Carnival Fever Diana Springer There is a ruckus on the highway.  Curious onlookers line … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #12 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #12

The Iron Writer Challenge #11 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #11

The Iron Writer Challenge #11 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #11 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Curtis Lee Cancino, Dani J Caile, Eric Dontigney, Karen Vaughn The Elements: The Edward Smith Papyrus A manhole cover Clogging shoes A water buffalo Medicinal Buffalo Curtis Lee Cancino I was in the middle of the street as usual, … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #11 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #11

The Iron Writer Challenge #10 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #10 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #10 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dellani Oakes, Glenn Trust, Moira McArthur, Samantha Sargent The Elements: A Stove Top Hat A Tse Tse Fly A Gyroscope A Half Dozen Eggs Whirligig Dellani Oakes Lawrence Chatterly clapped his stovetop hat on his head with one hand … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #10 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #9 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #9

The Iron Writer Challenge #9 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #9 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Don Corcoran, Leanne Herrera, Kyle B Stiff, Maureen Larter The Elements: A pregnant camel A roller coaster A sunken ship A loom “Travel Around the World” The Ad Said Don Corcoran   The end of his cigarette flares, illuminating the … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #9 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #9

The Iron Writer Challenge #8 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #8

The Iron Writer Challenge #8 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #8 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Eryn LaPlant, Kirk Layton, Natasha Johnstone, Rebekah Postupak The Elements: 1884 De Dion Bouton Et Trepardoux Dos-A-Dos Steam Runabout A Dung Beetle A piece of Petrified Wood Ginsu Knives Sunday at the Swap Meet Eryn LaPlant Who wakes up … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #8 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #8

The Iron Writer Challenge #7 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #7

The Iron Writer Challenge #7 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #7 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dawn Napier, Don Corcoran, Michael K. Eidson, Will Millar The Elements: A 1940 Ford Farm Tractor A Space Monkey A Nursery Rhyme Sushi The Space Cow Dawn Napier Ethan clambered onto Grandpa’s old Ford tractor.  He pretended that he was … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #7 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #7

The Iron Writer Challenge #6 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #6

The Iron Writer Challenge #6 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #6 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: B R Snow, Bernice Agyekwena, Don Corcoran, Moira McArthur The Elements: An 1880 Vampire Hunting Kit A Nudist Colony A Cell Phone Charger A Carp Eyes Up B R Snow “The things I do for this show. My ass … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #6 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #6

The Iron Writer Challenge #5 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #5

The Iron Writer Challenge #5 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #5 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Rodney Witherspoon, Edison McDaniels, Steve Harz, Robin Harding The Elements: A 1935 Vacuum Tube Radio A coconut A wheel from a covered wagon A Komodo Dragon Seducing Reptiles Robin Harding “I reckon Indonesia just skipped from the nineteenth century … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #5 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #5

The Iron Writer Challenge #4 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #4

The Iron Writer Challenge #4 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #4 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Rick Shelton, Cynthia Collins, Jackie Jones, Genevieve Dewey The Elements: A giraffe A microwave An elevator A kumquat Fen’s Safari Jackie Jones Fen wrinkled her nose in disgust. Her brother Darco had lied, giraffe meat was not tasty and coated … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #4 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #4

The Iron Writer Challenge #3 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #3

  The Iron Writer Challenge #3 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #3 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Authors: E. Chris Garrison, Jeffrey Bolden, Diane Major  The Elements: A failed superhero A piano A boat propeller A Chechem/Chaka tree Ferrum-man, a Superhero Diane Major Superhero Brian Rogers, more reputably known as Ferrum-man, sat with his head in … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #3 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #3

The Iron Writer Challenge #2 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #2  2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #2 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Kriss Morton, Jim Wright, Clive Eaton, Susan Hawthorne The Elements: Ruby Red Slippers A Tucker Turret A Russian Olive Tree A Mermaid The Therapist Clive Eaton The B-17 Flying Fortress was a sitting duck. Two engines were ablaze, and gunner … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #2 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #1 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #1 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Michelle Browne, Robbie Thomas, Kirsten Pulioff, Tannis Laidlaw The Elements: An empty ATM A talking tree Toilet bowl cleaner A meteor Bob’s Day In Tacoma Michelle Browne They told us the meteor was going to pass by. It wasn’t … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #1 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #1