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

Weekend Quickie #91

Beta max Cats Peaches A man in a white van 200 words

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

2014 Autumn Equinox Open Bracket – Stephanie Meyer Bracket

Stephanie Meyer 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: Stephanie Meyers Bracket: Mathew W Weaver, Jordan Bell, Suzann Smith, Geoff Gore Formalities Mathew W. Weaver “Hello, Nate.” “Oh. … Read more

Weekend Quickie #56

Genre: Fantasy Word Count: Exactly 250 Words! Start with: The Alien Forces were moved among the… Include the words: carnage, litter box, Facebook Status, and Charlie Brown.  While writing, listen to this song. Play over and over until finished. http://youtu.be/jY9dQ8hUi7U  

Challenge 74

The Iron Writer Challenge 74 The Authors: Kaylee Hamelink Tony Jaeger Suzann Smith The Elements: A car battery A horse An Umbrella Told from the point of view of a defense attorney invoking the Stupidity Defense Stupid Is As Stupid Does Suzann Smith “Picture it, Your Honor. My client riding down Main Street, bareback on his … Read more

Dean Koontz Bracket

2014 Summer Solstice Open The Dean Koontz Bracket The Authors: Jordan Bell, Mathew W. Weaver,  Suzann Smith, Dani Caile The Elements: The Avengers vs The Justice League of America A Minion The story must be told from the point of view of Death, the Grim Reaper A Traveling Chamber Pot Saleperson Death of Another Salesman … 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

The Iron Writer Challenge #64 – 2014 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #64 2014 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #1 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words!  The Authors: Suzann Smith, K. A. DaVur, Jaime Sprague, Chris Bays The Elements: A Whack a Mole Game A bag of Body Bags A Theologian An Atheist    All Roads Lead Home Christopher Bays He travelled this same … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #56 – 2014 Iron Writer Spring Equinox Challenge #6, Grudge Match #4

The Iron Writer Challenge #56 2014 Iron Writer Spring Equinox Challenge #6 Grudge Match #4 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Great Tie Breaking Write Off Grudge Match #4 concluded in a tie. The original stories, along with the authors are below. The two grudgers, Jordan Bell and Tony Jaeger agreed to a … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #50 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #50 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Finals Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors: Dani J Caile,  Jordan Bell,  Suzann Smith,  Tannis Laidlaw The Elements: The Golden Fleece A Mudskipper  James Bond Mini Spy Kit A Rhinestone Tiara Marital Strife Dani J Caile “Right! That’s it! I’ve had enough!” She popped the sucker dart … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #49 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Preliminary Round, Emily Bronte Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #49 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Preliminary Round Sixteen Authors! Four Brackets Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! Emily Bronte Bracket Karen Huber Mamie Pound Suzann Smith Paul Arden Lidberg The Elements: A Judge A Liberal A Conservative A Victim The Last Love Song of Amber & Geoffrey Karen Huber It’s not what you … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #49 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #49 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Preliminary Round Sixteen Authors! Four Brackets Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors:  Emily Bronte Bracket Karen Huber Mamie Pound Suzann Smith Paul Arden Lidberg   Jules Verne Bracket Matthew E. Morgan Angela Yuriko Smith Tannis Laidlaw Mac Bartine   Edgar Allan Poe Bracket Amy Eye M.D. … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #46 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #46 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #10 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors: Matthew E. Morgan, Karen Huber, L. M. Bilger, Suzann Smith The Elements: The Antikythera Mechanism A Voodoo Witch Doctor Kryptonite Houndstooth Shoes The Doctor of Naperville Karen Huber I didn’t think they existed, these men of magic and menace. … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #41 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #5

The Iron Writer Challenge #41 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #5 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors: Mary Simmons, Miranda Hawley, Suzann Smith, Rasmia The Elements: A Big Wheel 12 Sweaty Sumo Wrestlers An Indestructible Filing Cabinet A Wooden Hanger Grandad’s Secret Cabinet Mary C Simmons “Good Lord,” Marvin grunted. “I don’t … Read more