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 #179 – 2016 Annual Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #179 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Mamie Pound, Dani J. Caile, Daniel J. Sanz, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Halloween Night Apostrophe as an literary device An orchard (you must state the type of orchard: apple, pear, peach, etc) Metal doors on a … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 – 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Tina Biscuit, Ong Sze Teng, Michael Cottle, Mamie Pound  The Elements: An old family recipe A trough An electric fence Banty chickens Not the Crumbs Ong Sze Teng The fine red head rose sleepily, confusion crossing his … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Arthur Train Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Arthur Train Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Arthur Train Bracket Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Malissa Greenwood, Jacob Stalvey O’Neil Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Banjo … 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 #164 – 2016 Spring Equinox Open Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #164 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Final Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Authors: Mamie Willoughby Pound, Richard Russell, C. S. E. Greenberg, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Around the Campfire The Blue Star Kachina Fossilized remains of a three-legged fruitbat Main character grandparent was executed It’s the End of Our World … As We Know It … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round, This Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors:  This Bracket Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Dani J. Caile, Malissa Greenwood The Elements: A Sky balloon festival Trash talk Hot Dogs A Bow and a single arrow Hot Dogs and Hatred Malissa Greenwood Eric balanced a plate … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #162 – 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round

  The Iron Writer Challenge #162 2016 Spring Solstice Open, Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Brackets/Authors: Their Bracket G. L. Dearman, Mamie Pound, Keith Badowski, Michael Cottle There Bracket C. S. E. Greenberg, Peter Lusher, Jennie Richmond They’re Bracket D. Lee Cox, M. D. Pitman, Richard Russell, Emmy Gatrell This Bracket Tina … Read more

Iron Poet #4

Iron Poet #4 Meter / Style: Sonnet [Shakespearean] Theme / keyword: twilight (clarification: NOT THE BOOK / MOVIE SERIES, BELLA) The word “twilight” itself does not have to be used. Any form of the word, synonyms, concepts, etc. may be used. The Iron Poet allows even thematic reference as opposed to the use of the … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #159 – 2016 Spring Open Challenge #7

The Iron Writer Challenge #159 2016 Spring Open Challenge #7 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors:  Malissa Greenwood, Tina Biscuit, W. P. Cannon, Mathew W. Weaver The Elements: The image above Something tedious Roller skating fiddle player 400 lb man whose teeshirt does not cover his belly Roll Right In Malissa Greenwood Marcus stood behind the bar … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #152 – 2016 Winter Equinox Finals

  The Iron Writer Challenge #152 2016 Winter Equinox Finals 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Dwight Wade, Tina Biscuit, Dani J. Caile,  Alis VanDoorn The Elements: A spider A Trampoline An Earthquake Handwriting Can’t Make This Stuff Up Alis VanDoorn William drag- pushed- hefted, the last of Abbie’s roughly 10,000 lbs. of gear … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 – 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round, Fahrenheit 451 Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #151 2016 Winter Equinox Preliminary Round Fahrenheit 451 Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Elements: An April Fools Joke Energy drinks Yellow highlighter The basement The Authors: Tina Biscuit Laura Roberts Wesley Kirk Harry Craft Quite Contrary Tina Biscuit  Mary woke up alone in bed. Peter was never first up. … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #147

The Iron Writer Challenge #147 2016 Winter Solstice Challenge #5 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Richard Russell, D Lee Cox, Tina Biscuit, Ellen Attar, Laura Roberts The Elements: A Dance Hall The first line of any song The sound of the ocean in a Sea Shell A Bet It’s Not Dark Yet Ellen … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 – 2015 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2015 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Joyce Carol Oates Bracket The Authors: Mamie Pound, Christopher A. Liccardi, Mason Grant, Richard Russell Vladimir Nabokov Bracket The Authors: A. Francis Raymond, Tina Biscuit, Ericka Kahler, Danielle Lee Zwissler Anais Nin Bracket The Authors: Jason T. Carter, Dani … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge – 2016 Winter Solstice Open, Vladimir Nabokov Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #141 2016 Winter Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Vladimir Nabokov Bracket The Authors: A. Francis Raymond, Tina Biscuit, Ericka Kahler, Danielle Lee Zwissler The Elements: The Isolator Something arrogate. A ball of yarn An appointment to be abducted by aliens that you are anxiously waiting for. Now Serving … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #137

The Iron Writer Challenge #137 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Dani J. Caile Genre: Sci-Fi The Elements: A 2000 year old person Last line must be: ‘When the Indians (American) captured prisoners, they always gave them to the women to kill.’ A bag full of owl … 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 #129 – 2015 Autumn Equinox Open, Edward Abbey Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #129 The 2015 Autumn Equinox Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Edward Abbey Bracket: The Authors: Bobby Salomons, Mathew W. Weaver, Danielle Lee Zwissler,  Tina Biscuit 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 Bullet … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #124

The Iron Writer Challenge #124 The E. Chris Garrison Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Vance Rowe, Maureen Larter, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Grandfather Paradox A Selfie A deck of Tarot Cards A Mistaken Identity   Ye Olde Fair Maureen Larter “Dammit, Tracy” Jason grumbled. “I wish someone would go … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round, P.D. Eastman Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #118 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements P. D. Eastman Bracket The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Tina Biscuit, E. Chris Garrison, Mathew W. Weaver The Elements: A time clock Ice cream A Parachute Told from POV of an alien on the planet Nibiru, as the Nibiru enters our solar system. … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #118 – 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #118 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #117 Bello Oluwadamilare The Brackets: P. D. Eastman The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Tina Biscuit, E. Chris Garrison, Mathew W. Weaver Eric Carle The Authors: Jaclyn Wilson, Richard Russell, Danielle Lee Zwissler, Daniel J. Sanz H. A. Rey The Authors: Matthew Barron, Tony Jaeger,  Kara Kahnke, Dwight Wade … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #112

The Iron Writer Challenge #112 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #111 Champion TBD The Authors: Jaclyn Wilson, Neal Sayatovich, Tina Biscuit The Elements: A love cactus A carrier pigeon Bath Salts The Pyramids The Love-Sick Cactus Jaclyn Wilson I have no lifespan. I stand in solitude, surrounded by an endless stretch of barren desert. … Read more

2015 Spring Equinox Open- Preliminary Round, The Allen Ginsberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #108 2015 Spring Equinox Open Preliminary Round The Allen Ginsberg Bracket   The Authors: Geoff Gore Brett Paul Tina Biscuit M.D. Pitman The Elements: Artemis A Dilettante Jello Wrestling A Moon Rock Artemis Returns Brett Paul Artemis made her way around the studio, taking care not to step on any of … Read more

Challenge 106

 The Iron Writer Challenge 106 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge 105 Champion TBD The Authors: Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Maureen Larter The Judges: Dani J Caile, Steven L. Bergeron, Christopher Liccardi, Tony Jaeger The Elements: Young Woman with a Book If I were God A terra cotta soldier from China The last line must … 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