Weekend Quickie #213

Weekend Quickie #213 Saturday, January 7, 2017 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words A starfish that grants wishes curiosity The image below is a glow-in-the-dark mushroom found amid the moss of the Monteverde Rainforest in Costa Rica.

The Iron Writer Challenge #181 – 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #181 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #2 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Keith Badowski, Malissa Greenwood, C Rose Lange The Elements: Puppy Love Bubble gum Playing with fire Velvet gloves Beneath the Glove Keith Badowski Despite the agony of her chronic pain, Ally Chase felt relieved as Web scurried … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #181 – 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #2

Weekend Quickie #212

Weekend Quickie #212 Saturday, December 31, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words an impish muse a new year’s resolution

Weekend Quickie #211

Weekend Quickie #211 Saturday, December 24, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words Saudade or “A Nostalgic longing at Christmas” The North Star

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

The Iron Writer Weekend Quickie #210

Weekend Quickie #210 Saturday, December 18, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words A bellman at The Plaza Hotel, NYC Deja vu

Iron Poet #23

Iron Poet #23 Style / Meter: Free verse Theme / Keyword: superstition The word “superstition” does not have to be used, but if used as a theme it must be obvious. untitled ~ D Lee Cox momma makes a potion bug juice and calamine lotion in a peculiar motion to ward away a demonic notion … Read moreIron Poet #23

The Iron Writer Challenge #179 – 2016 Annual Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #179 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Mamie Pound, Dani J. Caile, Daniel J. Sanz, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Halloween Night Apostrophe as an literary device An orchard (you must state the type of orchard: apple, pear, peach, etc) Metal doors on a … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #179 – 2016 Annual Championship

Iron Poet #20

Iron Poet #20 In light of Bob Dylan’s recent Nobel Prize, let us honor him as only Iron Poets should. Take one verse from a Bob Dylan song and write a verse that mimics the theme and meter of that verse. For The Times They are a Changin’ ~ Bob Dylan Come gather ’round people … Read moreIron Poet #20

Weekend Quickie #202

Weekend Quickie #201 Saturday, October 15, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200Words a character overcome with redolence a pocket full of dice

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 – 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Tina Biscuit, Ong Sze Teng, Michael Cottle, Mamie Pound  The Elements: An old family recipe A trough An electric fence Banty chickens Not the Crumbs Ong Sze Teng The fine red head rose sleepily, confusion crossing his … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #178 – 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship

Weekend Quickie #200

Weekend Quickie #200 Saturday, October 8, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200Words apotheosis a character who’s implacable  Post your story in the comment section, below.

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #199

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #199   Write a 200 word story using these elements …  Slight indignation Facade

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship, Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Richard North Patterson Bracket Mamie Pound, Geoff Gore, Phil Blailkock, Alis Van Doorn Linda Fairstein Bracket D. Lee Cox, Amy … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship, Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket Maureen Larter, Michael Cottle, Bobby Salomons, Dani J. Caile The Double Act Dani … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Arthur Train Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Arthur Train Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Arthur Train Bracket Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Malissa Greenwood, Jacob Stalvey O’Neil Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Banjo … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Arthur Train Bracket

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 moreThe 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, Richard North Patterson Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Richard North Patterson Bracket Mamie Pound, Geoff Gore, Phil Blaiklock, Alis Van Doorn Deserted Life with Stars Mamie Pound The … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Richard North Patterson Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #16, Poetry

Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #16 Mann gegen Mann Poesie The Authors: Her Ladyship, Mamie Pound vs. His Eminence Matt Henderson The Elements: Perihelion, Fault Line, Sky, Time Ghost Forest, Oregon silver-trunked monoliths slouch, salt water at their feet our ears, deaf to their words but the dogs will hear, that first minute we will … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #16, Poetry

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #198

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #198 Write a 200 word story using these elements … Loathing Subterfuge Deception

An Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #15

 Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #15 Hombre contra hombre por cuatro The Authors: Mamie Pound and Tina Biscuit vs. Vance Rowe and Dani J. Caile The Elements: A Rusted Lock Cadmium Red A Screwdriver A Serene Lake Note: The stories do not indicated the author until after the voting is done in one week  Charlie and … Read moreAn Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #15

The Iron Writer Challenge #176, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #13

The Iron Writer Challenge #176 2016 Summer Open Challenge #13 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Malissa Greenwood, Michael Cottle, Charles Wesley Choc, Alis Van Doorn  The Elements: The Thumb Twiddler Machine Frustration Moss The sound of drums in the distance Thumbs Up Charles Wesley Choc The bicycle-riding generator worked; but, thirty minutes of pedaling captured only ten … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #176, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #13

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #197

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #197 Write a 200 word story using these elements … Improvise Deprivation Great urgency

The Iron Writer Challenge #175, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #12

The Iron Writer Challenge #175 2016 Summer Open Challenge #12 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Tina Biscuit, Maureen Larter, Steven L. Bergeron, Roger Campbell The Elements: A clown, numbers, A barn, Rabbit Stew Fired Tina Biscuit ‘I’m funny how? I mean funny, like I’m a clown? I amuse you?’ ‘Well, yeah’, Connie agreed, ‘but … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #175, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #12

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #196

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #196 Write a 200 word story using these elements … The fear of rejection Something brand new A playground