The Iron Writer Challenge #205 – 2017 Summer Solstice Final

The Iron Writer Challenge #205 2017 Summer Solstice Final 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Richard Russell, Jennifer Worrell, Dani J. Caile, Vance Rowe, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: Arwyn’s Song Time travel Stonehenge Suffering   Under the Sun Richard Russell “You’re Fired!” John screamed at his gardener.   Andre’s soft gentle eyes looked … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #204 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge Tournament Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #204 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge Tournament Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: An Osiria Rose A photo album A novel (real or fictional) A talking piano Play It Again Dani … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #195 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #1

 The Iron Writer Challenge #195 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded. The Elements: Lying Eyes – Eagles – anything from this song. Snow drifts Silk striped pajamas An entitled victim Every Form of … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #194 -2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Final Round

  The Iron Writer Challenge #194 2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Final Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: (Authors will be revealed next Thursday.) The Elements: Smokestacks at night An unknown assailant  A maze  A chamber pot overflowing with radioactive candy bars from a parallel universe Dreams of a Parallel Universe Michael Cottle Smoke stacks … 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 #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 #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 more

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 more

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 more

The Iron Writer Challenge #169, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #6

The Iron Writer Challenge #169  2016 Summer Open Challenge #6 The Paul Arden Lidberg Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Richard Russell, Steven Harz, Bobby Salomons, Alex Grabovski, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: A stapler A program for the 1939 World Series Mao’s personal copy of his Little Red Book Sonja Henie The Staple in … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #166 – 2016 Summer Open Challenge #3

The Iron Writer Challenge #166 2016 Summer Open Challenge #3 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Amy Kasim, Jason T. Carter, Casie Blevins, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: Occam’s Razor Damocles Sword A Bombay Duck This question must be used in your story : “If you found the Fountain of Youth, would you drink?”   The Curse of the … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #163 – 2016 Summer Solstice Open Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #163 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors:  Malissa Greenwood, Vance Rowe, Maureen Larter, Megan Cypress, Steven L. Bergeron The Elements: An old phone booth A golf club (must be specific regarding which club)) A photograph Told from POV of someone who believes they do … Read more

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

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors:  This Bracket Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Dani J. Caile, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow Hot Dogs and Hatred Malissa Greenwood Eric balanced a plate … 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 #161 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #9

 The Iron Writer Challenge #161 2016 Spring Open Challenge #9 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: She Teng Ong, Paul Arden Lidberg, Megan Cypress, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: Fire Tornado Field mice Fish Eye goggles Her Turf Sze Teng Ong There’s nothing quite like the quaint country side, with the crisp air all around and … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #159 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #7

The Iron Writer Challenge #159 2016 Spring Open Challenge #7 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors:  Malissa Greenwood, Tina Biscuit, W. P. Cannon, Mathew W. Weaver The Elements: The image above Something tedious Roller skating fiddle player 400 lb man whose teeshirt does not cover his belly Roll Right In Malissa Greenwood Marcus stood behind the bar … Read more