The Iron Writer Challenge #125

The Iron Writer Challenge #125 The Richard Russell Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Mamie Pound, Steven L. Bergeron The Elements: Four song writers witnessed the same event, but because they each had different perspectives their songs focused on different aspects of the one event.  Write a 500 word story … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #121

The Iron Writer Challenge #121 The Alis Van Doorn Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Moira McArthur, Richard Russell, Christopher A. Liccardi, Steven L. Bergeron, Mamie Pound The Elements: A moss draped  cemetery. A hidden leather satchel, containing $10K cash (or pounds, forint, yen, etc). A peculiar looking priest. A foul mouthed parrot … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #117

The Iron Writer Challenge #117 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #116  Tony Jaeger The Authors: Saloni Singla, Vance Rowe, Bello Oluwadamilare, Mamie Pound The Elements: Stone Arrowhead A cracked china water pitcher A star shaped opening Sent back in time to teach a caveman to create a wheel or to start fire because (fill in … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #109 – 2015 Spring Open Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #109 2015 Spring Equinox Open Final Round  Preliminary Round Champions Mamie Pound,  Brett Paul, Daniel J. Sanz, Dani J. Caile The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Daniel J. Sanz, Mamie Pound, Brett Paul  The Elements: Venice Astigmatism Magma A Solid Plutonium Halberd Last Call Daniel J. Sanz Dante hugged the railing, wrestling his breath after the sensation … Read more

Challenge 108 – 2015 Spring Equinox Open – Preliminary Round, The Kurt Vonnegut Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The Kurt Vonnegut Bracket   The Authors: Steph Mineart E. Chris Garrison Johnna Murphy Vance Rowe Mamie Pound The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock Tangerine, Tangerine Mamie Pound In the blue wash of fluorescent light, she changed out of jeans and … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #107

The Iron Writer Challenge #107 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 106 Champion Tina Biscuit The Authors: Kara Kahnke, Mamie Pound, Vance Rowe, Daniel J. Sanz, Ellen Howard Attar Judging: Each story is scored by a panel of Iron Writers based on three categories: (Grammar/Spelling, Use of Elements, Story Arc/Plot) The popular vote is the … Read more

Challenge 103

The Iron Writer Challenge 103 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 102 Champion Steph Mineart The Authors: Richard Russell, Vance Rowe, Aaron Carlson The Judges: Dani J Caile, A. Francis Raymond, Mamie Pound, Lee Cox The Elements: Iron Handcuffs Barn owls A light bulb salesperson A Bumper sticker Post your guess who will win in … 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

Challenge 101

The Iron Writer Challenge 101 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 100 Champion Aaron Gord  The Authors: Tiffany Brown, Jessica Chick, Brett Paul, James Farner The Judges: Dani J Caile, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Mamie Pound, Richard Russell The Elements: Venice Frozen A lame llama Straight jacket A thumb match to settle a grudge HE, DID Brett Paul “He … Read more

Weekend Quickie #84 Sunday Edition

Superbowl halftime show Peanuts Allergic reaction to stadium seating 150 words

Challenge 95

The Iron Writer Challenge 95 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dani J Caile, Richard Russell, Lee Cox, Megan Cypress, Jacob Rowe The Judges: Mamie Pound, Christopher A Liccardi, Alis Van Doorn, M.D. Pitman The Elements: The above image A pair of skis Bacon Takanakuy El Hijo del Esquís Jacob Rowe “I don’t think that … Read more

The Twelve Days of Christmas Iron Writer Style…

Hi, and welcome to the 12 days of Christmas fun!  Each day will be in the form of a different movie classic…so, follow the directions, and have fun! The First Day of Christmas my true love gave to me…. The Christmas Story!  Don’t shoot your eye out with this one! The word count challenge for … 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!

Challenge 89

The Iron Writer Challenge 89 The DL Mackenzie Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors:  Mary Spencer, Mamie Pound, Bobby Salomons,  Megan Cypress, Briege Havern The Judges: DL Mackenzie, A Francis Raymond, Emily Gatrell, Christopher A. Liccardi The Elements: A Montblanc Fountain Pen Vengeance Telekinesis The Tigris River   The Man Who Died Twice Bobby … Read more

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

Challenge 86

The Iron Writer Challenge 86 The Mathew W. Weaver Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dani J Caile, Mary Fletcher, Tamra Crabbe, Alis Van Doorn, Richard Russell The Judges:  Mathew W. Weaver, A. Francis Raymond, Cassie Ray Clark, Mamie Pound The Elements: A Batarang A goat’s hoof Home brewed maple syrup A pickled frog … Read more

Challenge 84 – 2014 Autumn Equinox Open – Agatha Christie Bracket

Agatha Christie 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: Agatha Christie Bracket: Tony Jaeger, Dani J. Caile, Mamie Pound, C. Bryan Brown A Matter of Birth C. Bryan Brown … Read more

Weekend Quickie #55 (Sunday Edition)

You just got pulled over by a cop for speeding. You are poor, and way too clever to get a ticket. Write down the scenario below with what you would say to get out of it… It is never too late to practice the art of B.S. No more than 300 Words No more than … Read more

Weekend Quickie #54

Genre: Horror Time: 5 minutes (Set your timer!) Start with: He liked to eat their skin first… End with: He sat with a smile on his face and his belly full.   example: He liked to eat their skin first because it was the crunchiest. He hadn’t had a Bob in a while, usually it … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge, Grudge Match #11 – Monday, September 22, 2014

Grudge Match #11 Monday, September 22, 2014 Mathew W. Weaver & Mamie Pound vs Dani J Caile & Jordan Bell Judges: Christopher A Liccardi B Y Rogers Maureen Larter Tiffany Brown Danielle Zwissler Alis Van Doorn Rules: 1 element from each writer 1 story from each team 250 words from each writer with discussion and … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge 75 – Grudge Match #7

The Iron Writer Challenge 75 Grudge Match #7 The Authors: E, Chris Garrison and Mamie Pound vs. Neal Sayatovich and Tony Jaeger The Elements: Setting is a Dairy Queen A Halberdier Must be written entirely in dialogue One and only one of the characters must be aware of the audience Note: at this is a grudge … Read more