The Iron Writer Challenge #187 – 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #8

The Iron Writer Challenge #187 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #8 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: M. D. Pitman, Josh Flores, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: Laughing older couple Crepey Skin Gingham material Last sentence: “I’m sure they think we’re aliens.”   Lucky Logic Josh Flores The man was magical, mysterious, and malicious. Malo … 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 #173, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #173 2016 Summer Open Challenge #10 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Michael Cottle, Sal Vage, M. D. Pitman, Sozos Theofrastos, Ward Mayfield The Elements: The image above A shoebox with childhood memorabilia Cascade Failure Last sentence must be a question A Meal of Cards and Ice Cream W. B. Mayfield “I think … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round, They’re Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors: They’re Bracket D. Lee Cox, M. D. Pitman, Richard Russell, Emmy Gatrell The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow The Invasion Emmy Gatrell As I cut the wheel … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round

  The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors: Their Bracket G. L. Dearman, Mamie Pound, Keith Badowski, Michael Cottle There Bracket C. S. E. Greenberg, Peter Lusher, Jennie Richmond They’re Bracket D. Lee Cox, M. D. Pitman, Richard Russell, Emmy Gatrell This Bracket Tina … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #153 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #153 2016 Spring Open Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Vance Rowe, M. D. Pitman, Zac Moran, G. L. Dearman The Elements: A Bride or Groom left alone at the altar An old, unused railroad water tower An old scar A broken ceramic bowl The Wedding M. D. Pitman … 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 105 – A Tribute to Dr. Seuss

 The Iron Writer Challenge 105 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 104 Champion Daniel J. Sanz The Authors: Dani J. Caile, M. D. Pitman, Johnna Murphy The Judges: Brett Paul, Daniel J. Sanz, Tiffany Brown, A. Francis Raymond The Elements: Written in Dr. Seuss Style Any Dr. Seuss Character Any machine from a Dr. Seuss book, not … Read more