The Iron Writer Challenge #164 – 2016 Spring Equinox Open Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #164 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Final Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Authors: Mamie Willoughby Pound, Richard Russell, C. S. E. Greenberg, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Around the Campfire The Blue Star Kachina Fossilized remains of a three-legged fruitbat Main character grandparent was executed It’s the End of Our World … As We Know It … Read more

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

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 The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow Hearts and Arrows Mamie Pound “I got a bad feeling … 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

Iron Poet #4

Iron Poet #4 Meter / Style: Sonnet [Shakespearean] Theme / keyword: twilight (clarification: NOT THE BOOK / MOVIE SERIES, BELLA) The word “twilight” itself does not have to be used. Any form of the word, synonyms, concepts, etc. may be used. The Iron Poet allows even thematic reference as opposed to the use of the … Read more

The Iron Poet #3

Iron Poet #3 Up til now Iron Poet has attempted to be lighthearted. Iron Poet noticed some poets took the serious road anyway. So, in a nod to thems that want to, this weeks Iron Poet is as follows: Meter / Style: Free verse Theme / keyword: beast Stanzas / Lines: no more than 14 … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #156 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #4

The Iron Writer Challenge #156 2016 Spring Open Challenge #4 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Keith Badowski, Brian Rogers, D. Lee Cox, Mamie Pound, Suzann Smith  The Elements: Flower (see image) Breadcrumbs Car Tyres Pregnancy   The Honeymoon Paradox Keith Badowski By the dome light, I picked breadcrumbs from Shelia’s hair. Earlier we’d dashed through an eco-friendly … 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 #143

The Iron Writer Challenge #143 2016 Winter Solstice Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors:  Nina Kimkam, Mamie Pound, Steven L Bergeron, Zac Moran, C Rose Lange The Elements: The Australian rock icons AC/DC A ghost town Facebook A rattlesnake – dead or alive or just the skin Search for Survival Nina Kimkam Atieno had just … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 – 2015 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2015 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Joyce Carol Oates Bracket The Authors: Mamie Pound, Christopher A. Liccardi, Mason Grant, Richard Russell Vladimir Nabokov Bracket The Authors: A. Francis Raymond, Tina Biscuit, Ericka Kahler, Danielle Lee Zwissler Anais Nin Bracket The Authors: Jason T. Carter, Dani … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge – 2016 Winter Solstice Open, Joyce Carol Oates Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2016 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Joyce Carol Oates Bracket The Authors: Mamie Pound, Christopher A. Liccardi, Mason Grant, Richard Russell The Elements: The Isolator Something arrogate. A ball of yarn An appointment to be abducted by aliens that you are anxiously waiting for. Boldly Go Mamie … Read more