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 #182 – 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #3

The Iron Writer Challenge #182 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #3 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: E. Chris Garrison, Bobby Salomons, M. D. Pitman, Vance Rowe, Josh Flores The Elements: A lying national media cable TV anchorman (real or fictional) Global warming A crystal ball A small snowblower Doing Something About the Weather … Read more

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 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 #123

The Iron Writer Challenge #123 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Tony Jaeger, Mathew W. Weaver, E. Chris Garrison, Geoff Gore The Elements: Chilean Fear Volcano A fiery path to Ark of the Covenant The path to salvation One of the seven deadly sins. River Horses’ Wrath E. Chris Garrison The ground shook under Carlos’ … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round, P.D. Eastman Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #118 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements P. D. Eastman Bracket The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Tina Biscuit, E. Chris Garrison, Mathew W. Weaver 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. … 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 Weekend Quickie #118

Start with… Xander ate the spaghetti with fierce… and end with… And that’s how you do it, baby.  

The Iron Writer Challenge #116

The Iron Writer Challenge #116 The Mary Fletcher Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #115  Mathew W. Weaver The Authors: Tony Jaeger, Bill Prins, E. Chris Garrison The Elements: The Fibonacci Sequence An Airedale A possessed car A love triangle Singularity Bar E. Chris Garrison Everyone turned to look as the sleek black 1982 … Read more

Weekend Quickie #115

Start with… The knight held the rook between his thumb and forefinger… and end with…. And that was the last of Eden. Use your own elements!  Have fun! 250 words

Weekend Quickie #106 Sunday Edition

A song to the tune of the Alphabet song must be written with the following concepts below: Monkey Wrench Dog Show A Vibrating Toy and A Skunk (Alphabet Song — word count)

Weekend Quickie #102 (Sunday Edition)

A Transvestite Cab Driver A Catholic Prostitute Three Pennies and a Gondola 250 Words (No hate bashing-elements are meant for story use only)  

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 more

Challenge 100

The Iron Writer Challenge 100 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 99 Champion – A. Francis Raymond The Authors: Aaron Gord, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Dani J Caile, M.D. Pitman, Tina Biscuit The Judges: A. Francis Raymond, E. Chris Garrison, Mary Fletcher,  Jason T Carter The Elements:  The Above Image Anhydrous Ammonia White chocolate or dark chocolate? A Flagpole … Read more

Weekend Quickie #84 Sunday Edition

Superbowl halftime show Peanuts Allergic reaction to stadium seating 150 words

Challenge 99

The Iron Writer Challenge 99 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: A Francis Raymond, Emily Gray Gatrell, Mary Fletcher, Robert P. Wills. The Judges: Brett Paul, Tony Jaeger, E. Chris Garrison, Dani J. Caile The Elements: A Writing Cat A Howdah Told from the point of view of an alien who views humans as both food … Read more

Challenge 98

The Iron Writer Challenge 98 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Richard Russell, E. Chris Garrison, Justin Cox,  Tony Jaeger The Judges: Dani J Caile, Emily Gatrell, Mathew W. Weaver, Jason T. Carter The Elements: A Tiger Lily Botticelli (the game) Long Hair Steampunk Goggles Moonlight Blossom  E. Chris Garrison Ira fled his parents’ home in the … Read more

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 more

Weekend Quickie #75 (Sunday Edition)

Write a 250 word short using the following: baby Kissing Fern Spaghetti The feeling of being amorous  

The Iron Writer Challenge #94

The Iron Writer Challenge 94 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: E. Chris Garrison, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Beth Casey, Peter Lusher The Judges: Dani J Caile, Briege Havern, Steven L. Bergeron, Richard Russell The Elements: Han Solo refrigerator A jury summons A tame dinosaur The story must begin OR end with: “Will you take me … Read more

The Twelve Days of Christmas Day 11

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Home Alone. Two robbers the song “Rockin around the Christmas Tree” a stolen toothbrush Eleven Pipers Piping As many or as few words as you want…  

The Twelve Days of Christmas Day 2

On the Second Day of Christmas my true love gave to me…  It’s a Wonderful Life! In the theme of It’s a Wonderful Life, write your own version of what happens when a bell rings! Only it has nothing to do with angels, and everything to do with gargoyles and demons! 400 words You must … Read more