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: (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: Arwyn’s Song Time travel Stonehenge Suffering   Under the Sun “You’re Fired!” John screamed at his gardener.   Andre’s soft gentle … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge – The 2017 Dani J Caile Invitational

The Iron Writer Challenge The 2017 Dani J Caile Invitational 600 Words, 14 Days, 70 Elements One element for each of the 2016 Challenges, in order The Authors: Dani J Caile, B Y Rogers, Michael Cottle, Richard Russell, Vance Rowe, and  Nerisha Kemraj, the Wonder Writer The Old Family Recipe Dani J. Caile “Where am … 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 #203 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #9

The Iron Writer Challenge #203 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #9 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: Moonshine A State Fair Nursing a broken heart Starlight   A Song to Soothe the Soul Gaby Osterburg Azhar As … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #202 –  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #8

The Iron Writer Challenge #202 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #8  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: A sunrise A revelation A fairy tale Will you make me so happy for the rest of my life?  Sunshine … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #201 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #7

The Iron Writer Challenge #201  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #7 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: Do Not Go Gently Into that Goodnight Doing a puzzle A saxophone The basement Night Moves Steve Scott Living in … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #200 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #6

 The Iron Writer Challenge #200  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #6 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Moira McArthur, Steven L. Bergeron, Bethany Totten, David Jobe (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: The Proclaimers: 500 Miles A quest Chocolate The … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #199 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #5

The Iron Writer Challenge #199  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #5 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Vance Rowe, Elaine Johnson, Emma Crowley and Bethany Totten, Bertram  Allan Mullin (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: Gov’t processed cheese. Coffee Grounds Ice cream Wealth Think It … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #198 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #4

The Iron Writer Challenge #198  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #4 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded. The Elements: A Studebaker A near miss fatal accident a character missed Begins with “My real name is _____ and I am … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #197 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #3

The Iron Writer Challenge #197  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #3 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded. The Elements: The Way through the Woods A wind chime A snow angel A coffin   Never Goodbye Bobby Salomons There’s a … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #196 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #196  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #2 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded. The Elements: Remember by Nilsson A scorched map A white lace handkerchief Jasmine Picture Perfect Lady Eleanor seemed faintly amused at my … Read more

Weekend Quickie #228

Weekend Quickie #228 Saturday, April 29, 2017 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words a coterie “From which stars have we fallen, to meet each other here?” Friedrich Nietzsche

The Iron Writer Challenge #195 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #1

 The Iron Writer Challenge #195 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded. The Elements: Lying Eyes – Eagles – anything from this song. Snow drifts Silk striped pajamas An entitled victim Every Form of … 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

Iron Writer Challenge #192

 The Iron Writer Challenge #192 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #13 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Richard Russell, Elaine Johnson, Josh Flores, Emma Crowley The Elements: Any verse from the song Nightmoves, by Bob Seger, or scene in the video. The Moon King A pair of well-worn cowboy boots A friendship that breaks … Read more

Weekend Quickie #224

Weekend Quickie #224 Saturday, March 25, 2017 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words Prestidigitation Zemblanity

Weekend Quickie #223

Weekend Quickie #223 Saturday, March 18, 2017 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words A Dozen Doughnuts A tenebrific mood

The Iron Writer Challenge #191

The Iron Writer Challenge #191 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #12 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Maureen Larter, Geoff Gore, Paul White The Elements: A lemon tree A vampire A songwriter Authors: Maureen Larter, Geoff Gore, Paul White Extraction Geoff Gore “Ok, this is going to hurt a little” She leaned forward and … Read more

Weekend Quickie #222

Weekend Quickie #222 Saturday, March 11, 2017 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words Waldeinsamkeit Disorientation Photo Source Unknown, Pinterest

The Iron Writer Challenge #190

The Iron Writer Challenge #190 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #11  500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: V. I. Bottic, Bethany Totten, E. Chris Garrison, Amy Kasim The Elements: Antigonish (restricted to the first verse only) Another person’s dream that you are envious of A hangman’s noose Will you never leave me? Untitled V.I. … Read more

Iron Poet Challenge #36

  Iron Poet Challenge #36 Poetic Form: Double Acrostic Writers:  Moira McArthur, Matt Henderson, Maureen Larter, Nerisha Kemraj Paddock Theater Maureen Larter Patches of dirt And grass, green and lush, Dotted with cattle. Distance giving the area Opalescent patterns of bright Colour, spots all over. Keeping my imagination alive. *** A Poem of Paean M. … Read more

Weekend Quickie #221

Weekend Quickie #221 Saturday, March 4, 2017 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words  300 miles A salt shaker

The Iron Writer Challenge #189 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #189 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #10  500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Steven L. Bergeron, Matt Henderson The Elements: A Pilot getting high A broken alarm clock As many of the gates of hell from this list as you can get in Mirrors   GI Joe or Hell Steven … Read more

Weekend Quickie #220

Weekend Quickie #220 Saturday, February 26, 2017 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words Indecision Grape jelly