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 #172, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #9

The Iron Writer Challenge #172 2016 Summer Open Challenge #9 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: D. Lee Cox, Harry Craft, Zac Moran, Amy Topol The Elements: A flaming spittoon A herd of buffalo An inscribed gravestone A ancient gold horse bridle Jim McLandry – Bronco Ridin’ Dandy D. Lee Cox He shuffled into the … 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

  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 #156 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #4

The Iron Writer Challenge #156 2016 Spring Open Challenge #4 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Keith Badowski, Brian Rogers, D. Lee Cox, Mamie Pound, Suzann Smith  The Elements: Flower (see image) Breadcrumbs Car Tyres Pregnancy   The Honeymoon Paradox Keith Badowski By the dome light, I picked breadcrumbs from Shelia’s hair. Earlier we’d dashed through an eco-friendly … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #154 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #154 2016 Spring Open Challenge #2 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: D. Lee Cox, Richard Russell, Matthew Barron, Steven L. Bergeron  The Elements: A truthful funeral attendee Poisoned toilet paper A specific M&M color bearing a private meaning Leg warmers Who Knew? Richard Russell Sister Mary finished singing “In the … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #150

The Iron Writer Challenge #150 2016 Winter Equinox #8 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Mathew W. Weaver, Maureen Larter, D. Lee Cox, Alis Van Doorn, Peter Lusher The Elements: Barrow Tombs A Witch or Warlock Drunkenness A Photographer Be Careful What You Summon Mathew W. Weaver They gathered at the graveyard, well chilled and of varied … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #147

The Iron Writer Challenge #147 2016 Winter Solstice Challenge #5 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Richard Russell, D Lee Cox, Tina Biscuit, Ellen Attar, Laura Roberts The Elements: A Dance Hall The first line of any song The sound of the ocean in a Sea Shell A Bet It’s Not Dark Yet Ellen … Read more