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 Iron Writer Challenge #180 – 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #180 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Paul Arden Lidberg, Matt Henderson, Mamie Pound The Elements: Monkey bars on a school playground Working through a cold No sleep for days Carrying a baby   One and Only Danielle Lee Zwissler I … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #149

The Iron Writer Challenge #149 2016 Winter Solstice Challenge #7 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Wesley Kirk, Moira McArthur, Dami Lare, Danielle Lee Zwissler The Elements: A magical lap giraffe Written in the form of an obituary. So the reader is reading an obit. A despised relative (explain why) An original Matisse painting Sammy … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #142, 2015 Winter Open Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #142 2015 Winter Solstice Open Championship Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Richard Russell, Dani J. Caile A boy watching television (see image) “Come here, she said. Where are we going? The darkness, she replied.” (must be anywhere in the story) A “magic” pill A terrible mistake … 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

The Iron Writer Challenge #137

The Iron Writer Challenge #137 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Dani J. Caile Genre: Sci-Fi The Elements: A 2000 year old person Last line must be: ‘When the Indians (American) captured prisoners, they always gave them to the women to kill.’ A bag full of owl … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #134

The Iron Writer Challenge #134 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Richard Russell, Megan Cypress, Jason T. Carter Genre: Sci-Fi The Elements: Wombats Evidence of murder found in the junkyard First line must be: “Can you help me move this heavy object?” Rashomon Effect Patient O Danielle Lee Zwissler “Can you … Read more

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 more

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 more

The Iron Writer Challenge #124

The Iron Writer Challenge #124 The E. Chris Garrison Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Vance Rowe, Maureen Larter, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Grandfather Paradox A Selfie A deck of Tarot Cards A Mistaken Identity   Ye Olde Fair Maureen Larter “Dammit, Tracy” Jason grumbled. “I wish someone would go … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #122

The Iron Writer Challenge #121 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Vance Rowe, Steven L. Bergeron, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Megan Cypress, Dwight Wade The Elements: Mr. Bill from SNL Firefly A responsibility An odor from a specific spice  Oh No! Danielle Lee Zwissler Jack liked to call his—member—Mr. Bill. He bragged about it on … Read more

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 more

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 more

The Iron Writer Challenge #115

The Iron Writer Challenge #115 The Jordan Bell Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #114  Alis Van Doorn The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Richard Russell, Mathew W. Weaver The Elements:  Theme Song to Paladin A Demonically possessed jar of Nutella The Active Act of Mutiny An Event Horizon Have Gun will Travel Danielle Lee Zwissler … Read more

Weekend Quickie #94

You are Darth Vader, and you are writing a rap about Han Solo and Princess Leia. Must includeWookie nookie Mr. Sulu Anakin 200 Words

The Weekday Quickie #4

Write YOUR own horror story. Start with the following sentence: I was jumping on the trampoline… USE THESE WORDS: dead, Meryl Streep, scratches, grim, and dirty. 250 words END WITH: What’s done is done…

The “Weekday” Quickie #3

Today’s ‘surprise’ quickie is simple… You need to write a letter to your grandmother, the one you like, (And if you don’t have a favorite, pretend she is:) This is fiction, after all.) You must use the words: Hump Day All About that Bass (The Song) Vitamins and Jelly Beans 200 words

Weekend Quickie #87

Edible Underwear Godzilla A Mannequin that looks like your mother Victoria Secret 150 words