The Iron Writer Challenge #207 – 2017 Autumn Equinox Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #207 2017 Autumn Equinox Challenge #2 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Vance Rowe, Steven L. Bergeron, Amy Huntley, Dani J. Caile, Nerisha Kemraj The Elements: Hurt by Johnny Cash (Whatever you take from the lyrics) Bells, Bells and more Bells A Haunted Church A Candle Temporary Euphoria Vance … 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 #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 #189 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #189 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #10  500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Steven L. Bergeron, Matt Henderson The Elements: A Pilot getting high A broken alarm clock As many of the gates of hell from this list as you can get in Mirrors   GI Joe or Hell Steven … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #175, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #12

The Iron Writer Challenge #175 2016 Summer Open Challenge #12 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Tina Biscuit, Maureen Larter, Steven L. Bergeron, Roger Campbell The Elements: A clown, numbers, A barn, Rabbit Stew Fired Tina Biscuit ‘I’m funny how? I mean funny, like I’m a clown? I amuse you?’ ‘Well, yeah’, Connie agreed, ‘but … 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 #154 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #154 2016 Spring Open Challenge #2 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: D. Lee Cox, Richard Russell, Matthew Barron, Steven L. Bergeron  The Elements: A truthful funeral attendee Poisoned toilet paper A specific M&M color bearing a private meaning Leg warmers Who Knew? Richard Russell Sister Mary finished singing “In the … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 – 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round, Citizen Kane Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round Citizen Kane Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Elements: An April Fools Joke Energy drinks Yellow highlighter The basement The Authors: Richard Russell Dwight Wade Zac Moran Vance Rowe Steven L. Bergeron Just Foolin’   Richard Russell  Holding the monoscope to his eye, Billy complained, … 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 #133

The Iron Writer Challenge #133 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Steven L. Bergeron, Richard Russell, Vance Rowe, A. Francis Raymond, Amy Neil Genre: Sci-Fi The Elements: A cabbage field An empty bird feeder A lesson to be learned A letter, from a lottery winner, responding to a request for a huge amount of … Read more

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 #122

The Iron Writer Challenge #121 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Vance Rowe, Steven L. Bergeron, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Megan Cypress, Dwight Wade The Elements: Mr. Bill from SNL Firefly A responsibility An odor from a specific spice  Oh No! Danielle Lee Zwissler Jack liked to call his—member—Mr. Bill. He bragged about it on … 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 #94

The Iron Writer Challenge 94 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: E. Chris Garrison, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Beth Casey, Peter Lusher The Judges: Dani J Caile, Briege Havern, Steven L. Bergeron, Richard Russell The Elements: Han Solo refrigerator A jury summons A tame dinosaur The story must begin OR end with: “Will you take me … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge, Grudge Match #13

Grudge Match #13 Monday, November 24, 2014 The Grudgers: Steven Bergeron vs. Dani J. Caile The Judges: Christopher A. Liccardi, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Alis Van Doorn, Mamie Pound   The Elements:   A belligerent raccoon The bubonic Plague Half the story must be dialogue, half in description Surviving a rainstorm without shelter A Plagued Nation Splish … Read more

Challenge 91

The Iron Writer Challenge 91 The Steven L. Bergeron Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Kara Kahnke, Dabnee Brown, Cassie Ray Clark, Jason T. Carter, Mamie Pound The Judges: Steven L Bergeron, A Francis Raymond, DL Zwissler, Maureen Larter The Elements: Carnegie Hall Prostate Cancer Facial Hair Barbershop Quartet My Beautiful Doll Cassie Ray Clark “Mr. Arbor, are you … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #38 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #2

The Iron Writer Challenge #38 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #2 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors: M. D. Pitman, Neal Sayatovich, Paul Arden Lidberg, Steven L. Bergeron The Elements: A Leviathan Any George Formby Song A Jar of Bacon Fat A Necklace A Baby’s Smile M.D. Pitman He was known as … Read more