Iron Poet #11

  Iron Poet #11 Style / Meter: Haiku Theme / Keyword: Back to school Johnna Murphy School bus doors woosh shut I pour myself a coffee Morning peace returns   Mary Fletcher No more sleeping in. The bus winds down busy streets. New notebooks for all!   Matt Henderson endless summer fades– pretty girl in … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #120

The Iron Writer Challenge #120 The Beth Casey Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Mary Fletcher, ChristopherA. Liccardi, Eden Millard, Vance Rowe The Elements: A rundown business The Old West A Will Anxiety Repetition Eden Millard The showdown. The climax. The rising actions have built to this moment, every trope meticulously in its … Read more

Challenge 108 – 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round, The William S. Burroughs Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #108 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The William S. Burroughs Bracket   The Authors: Aaron Carlson Aaron Gord Daniel J. Sanz Jessica Chick   The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock Get Dirty Jessica Chick “Ah, too much.” Ryan sniffed his shirt, stripped it off, and tossed … 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 100

The Iron Writer Challenge 100 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 99 Champion – A. Francis Raymond The Authors: Aaron Gord, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Dani J Caile, M.D. Pitman, Tina Biscuit The Judges: A. Francis Raymond, E. Chris Garrison, Mary Fletcher,  Jason T Carter The Elements:  The Above Image Anhydrous Ammonia White chocolate or dark chocolate? A Flagpole … Read more

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 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

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 70

The Iron Writer Challenge #70 The Authors: Kathy DiSanto Mamie Pound Mary Fletcher Suzann Smith The Elements: Light Sabers A Demolition Derby Roman Candles Mud Wrestling The Battle Continues Suzann Smith The room was pitch black. Out of the corner of my eye I caught the red glow as it spiraled toward me. Light saber! Falling … Read more