The Iron Writer Challenge #212 – 2017 Autumn Equinox Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #212 2017 Autumn Equinox Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Jennifer Worrell, Richard Russell, Moira McArthur, Geoff Gore, Dani J. Caile, Vance Rowe The Elements: A key to a locker at the bus station A cat that is allergic to humans A sock with a hole in … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #208 – 2017 Autumn Equinox Challenge #3

The Iron Writer Challenge #208 2017 Autumn Equinox Challenge #3 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Author’s name will be posted when the voting is finished next Thursday The Elements: Asian men reading the newspaper Insegrevious A magic hat that can do only one trick. A giant topiary Don’t Judge a Book by … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #200 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #6

 The Iron Writer Challenge #200  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #6 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Moira McArthur, Steven L. Bergeron, Bethany Totten, David Jobe (Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded.) The Elements: The Proclaimers: 500 Miles A quest Chocolate The … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #197 – 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #3

The Iron Writer Challenge #197  2017 Summer Solstice Challenge #3 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Authors names will be posted to their stories next Thursday, after the voting is concluded. The Elements: The Way through the Woods A wind chime A snow angel A coffin   Never Goodbye Bobby Salomons There’s a … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #149

The Iron Writer Challenge #149 2016 Winter Solstice Challenge #7 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Wesley Kirk, Moira McArthur, Dami Lare, Danielle Lee Zwissler The Elements: A magical lap giraffe Written in the form of an obituary. So the reader is reading an obit. A despised relative (explain why) An original Matisse painting Sammy … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Homer Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Homer Bracket The Authors: Dani J. Caile, Moria McArthur, E. Chris Garrison, Bill Prins The Elements: A worldwide holiday celebrating a fictional character ( you must name the character) Testing the first bullet-proof vest The first mosquito of the season Pancake batter Miramar Awaits … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets:   Homer Doug Adams Edward Abbey (Please click on bracket image to read stories) The Elements: A worldwide holiday celebrating a fictional character ( you must name the character) Testing the first bullet-proof vest The first mosquito of the season … 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 Twelve Days of Christmas Day 2

On the Second Day of Christmas my true love gave to me…  It’s a Wonderful Life! In the theme of It’s a Wonderful Life, write your own version of what happens when a bell rings! Only it has nothing to do with angels, and everything to do with gargoyles and demons! 400 words You must … Read more

Weekend Quickie #68 (Sunday Edition)

Write down  5 words that start with the 3rd letter of your first name. (Do not read any more until you do this!) Now, take the third word and write a poem centered around this. Poem needs to be one stanza long. 

Weekend Quickie #60 (Sunday Edition)

You’ve been nominated to give the next Presidential Election Speech from your State/(Area in which you live–for those of you out of the States). Only in this Speech, your ‘hopeful’ has lost. Use the words below! Hairdryer Jar of Pickles Parliament Hairy crackers and Massage Parlor Word Limit: 500  

The Iron Writer Challenge #67 – 2014 Summer Solstice Challenge #3

 The Iron Writer Challenge #67 2014 Summer Solstice Challenge #3 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors:  Leslie VanNess (Dras), Mathew W. Weaver, Jennifer Smythe, Kaylee Hamelink The Elements: A Bunsen burner A ski lodge A cactus A bikini Infatuation Jennifer Smythe I, Cassidy Lynn Faraday, now knew complete and total humiliation.  My face in … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #23 – 2013 Iron Writer Autumn Equinox Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #23 2013 Iron Writer Autumn Equinox Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Consuelo Roland, Moira McArthur, Bill Prins, Neha Naphade The Elements: A Jellyfish A pole mounted electric transformer Vanity License Plate A Kimono Unfortunately, the stories for this challenge have been lost.

The Iron Writer Challenge #10 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #10 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #10 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dellani Oakes, Glenn Trust, Moira McArthur, Samantha Sargent The Elements: A Stove Top Hat A Tse Tse Fly A Gyroscope A Half Dozen Eggs Whirligig Dellani Oakes Lawrence Chatterly clapped his stovetop hat on his head with one hand … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #6 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #6

The Iron Writer Challenge #6 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #6 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: B R Snow, Bernice Agyekwena, Don Corcoran, Moira McArthur The Elements: An 1880 Vampire Hunting Kit A Nudist Colony A Cell Phone Charger A Carp Eyes Up B R Snow “The things I do for this show. My ass … Read more