The Iron Writer Challenge #212 – 2017 Autumn Equinox Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #212 2017 Autumn Equinox Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Jennifer Worrell, Richard Russell, Moira McArthur, Geoff Gore, Dani J. Caile, Vance Rowe The Elements: A key to a locker at the bus station A cat that is allergic to humans A sock with a hole in … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #206 – 2017 Autumn Equinox Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #206 2017 Autumn Equinox Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Sarah Catherine, Geoff Gore The Elements: Sunrise A colicky baby Marriage blinders POV of one of your parents “Déjà vu” Sarah Catherine The baby was crying. Jan rolled over in bed. Her husband snored peacefully next to … 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

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 more

The Iron Writer Challenge #174 – 2016 Summer Open Challenge #11

The Iron Writer Challenge #174 2016 Summer Open Challenge #11 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Richard Russell, Harry Craft, Geoff Gore, Vance Rowe, Bobby Salomons  The Elements: An abandon mine Gold teeth from a dead person Whistling Main character is being pursued Untitled Vance Rowe “Are they still behind us?” Charlie Gable asked his brother, as the turned … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #167 – 2016 Summer Open #4

  The Iron Writer Challenge #167 2016 Summer Open Challenge #4 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: SzeTeng Ong, Geoff Gore, Vance Rowe The Elements: A Clown Numbers A Barn Rabbit Stew Hear Their Roar SzeTeng Ong The only sound lingering in his ears was the echo of the lions’ roar, the low feral sound undeterred … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #146

The Iron Writer Challenge #146 2016 Winter Solstice Challenge #4 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Geoff Gore, Mamie Willoughby Pound, Daniel J. Sanz, Dwight Wade, Wende Walker Whitus The Elements: Dendrocnide Moroides A prenuptial agreement Watch Fob Skinny Jeans Taking a Ride Dwight Wade Screams filled the back of the ambulance. A young man, barely more than … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #129, 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Doug Adams Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Doug Adams Bracket The Authors: Richard Russell, Geoff Gore, Megan Cypress, Mamie Pound 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 A Long, Low … 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

2015 Spring Equinox Open- Preliminary Round, The Allen Ginsberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #108 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The Allen Ginsberg Bracket   The Authors: Geoff Gore Brett Paul Tina Biscuit M.D. Pitman The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock Artemis Returns Brett Paul Artemis made her way around the studio, taking care not to step on any of … Read more

Challenge 102

The Iron Writer Challenge 102 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 101 Champion Tiffany Brown As Tiffany is already in the Annual Tournament, Brett Paul advances to the Spring Equinox Open The Authors: Mary Fletcher, Mamie Pound, Jason T. Carter, Steph Mineart, Geoff Gore The Judges: Mathew W. Weaver, Tony Jaeger, Laura Roberts, Alis Van … Read more

2014 Autumn Equinox Open Bracket – Stephanie Meyer Bracket

Stephanie Meyer Bracket Elements: Misophonia Stockholm Syndrome Something found on a deceased body that would be an embarrassment to the family Told from the point of view of an interview of someone not yet born Authors: Stephanie Meyers Bracket: Mathew W Weaver, Jordan Bell, Suzann Smith, Geoff Gore Formalities Mathew W. Weaver “Hello, Nate.” “Oh. … Read more

Challenge 82

The Iron Writer Challenge 82 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Ericka Kahler Don Corcoran A Francis Raymond Geoff Gore The Elements: A Arnold Schwarzenegger Commando Action Figure A New Circle of Hell (meaning you have to make it up and give it a title) The Dunning Kruger Effect  Perfume Atomizer Remember to vote. … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #57 – 2014 Iron Writer Spring Equinox Challenge #7

The Iron Writer Challenge #57 2014 Iron Writer Spring Equinox Challenge #7 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors: Aisha Robins, Geoff Gore, Rosanna Croom, Wende Whitus The Elements: A Kiwi Bird The Scent of Rain Joan of Arc How you would quit your job Humble Pie Aisha Robins Malcolm  The bored … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #18 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #18

The Iron Writer Challenge #18 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #18 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Adam Kirby, Anne Mason Smith, Azure Ewing, Geoff Gore The Elements: A Kerosene Lamp Pickled Pigs Feet Driftwood Reference Librarians Challenging Perceptions Adam Kirby “What’s the kerosene level, boy?” “Enough to see us home, Cap’n.” Rui sat dangling his … Read more