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 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

Challenge 92

The Iron Writer Challenge 92 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: K. A. DaVur, Dwight Wade, Glenn A Edwards, Wesley J. F. Didrichsen, The Judges: DL Zwissler, Dani J Caile, Emily Gatrell, Mary Fletcher The Elements:   The Boston Molasses Flood  A Hobson Choice The last person alive on Earth A quilting bee (Note: Due … Read more

Weekend Quickie #72 (Sunday Edition)

You just found out that you won 1 million dollars. Amputated ear James Franco Ballet Shoes 100 word Max!

The Iron Writer Challenge, Grudge Match #12

Grudge Match #12  Monday, October 20, 2014 K. A. DaVur & Steven L. Bergeron vs  Dani J Caile & Mathew W. Weaver Judges:  Christopher A Liccardi, B Y Rogers, Tiffany Brown, DL Zwissler, Alis Van Doorn, Richard Russell, Mamie Pound, DL Mackenzie, Suzann Smith, E. Chris Garrison, Thomas Lamkin Jr. Rules: 1 element from each writer, 1 story from … Read more

Weekend Quickie #60 (Sunday Edition)

You’ve been nominated to give the next Presidential Election Speech from your State/(Area in which you live–for those of you out of the States). Only in this Speech, your ‘hopeful’ has lost. Use the words below! Hairdryer Jar of Pickles Parliament Hairy crackers and Massage Parlor Word Limit: 500  

Anne Rice Bracket

2014 Summer Solstice Open The Anne Rice Bracket The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, DL Mackenzie Note: Two authors withdrew The Elements: The Avengers vs The Justice League of America A Minion The story must be told from the point of view of Death, the Grim Reaper A Traveling Chamber Pot Salesperson Elegy for a Mayfly … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #66 – 2014 Summer Solstice Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #66 2014 Summer Solstice Challenge #2 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors:  K. A. DaVur, Neal Sayatovich, Jacob Rowe, Maureen Larter The Elements: A nighttime fire breather A lace shawl Duct tape A revolving door Lakeside Service Jacob Rowe “It’s chilly out tonight.” Alex pulled her shawl close to her, … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #64 – 2014 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #64 2014 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #1 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words!  The Authors: Suzann Smith, K. A. DaVur, Jaime Sprague, Chris Bays The Elements: A Whack a Mole Game A bag of Body Bags A Theologian An Atheist    All Roads Lead Home Christopher Bays He travelled this same … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #49 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #49 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Preliminary Round Sixteen Authors! Four Brackets Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors:  Emily Bronte Bracket Karen Huber Mamie Pound Suzann Smith Paul Arden Lidberg   Jules Verne Bracket Matthew E. Morgan Angela Yuriko Smith Tannis Laidlaw Mac Bartine   Edgar Allan Poe Bracket Amy Eye M.D. … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #35 – Iron Writer Grudge Match #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #35 Iron Writer Grudge Match #1 The Lineup: Tony Jaeger and K. A. DaVur vs E. Chris Garrison and M. D. Pitman The Ground Rules for this Match Each duelist will write a 500 word story. Each duelist has chosen an element. Tony and his second, K. A., have shared their elements … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #34 – 2013 Iron Writer Autumn Equinox Open Preliminary Round, Victor Hugo Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #34 2013 Iron Writer Autumn Equinox Open Preliminary Round, Victor Hugo Bracket The Authors: A. R. Nobbe, Don Corcoran, K. A. DaVur, Kaylee Hamelink The Elements: Balloon animals Center Court at Wimbledon A Tontine Lydia, the Tattoo’ed Lady Box of Treasures A. R. Nobbe Henry sat at his desk as he … Read more