The Iron Writer Challenge #123

The Iron Writer Challenge #123 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Tony Jaeger, Mathew W. Weaver, E. Chris Garrison, Geoff Gore The Elements: Chilean Fear Volcano A fiery path to Ark of the Covenant The path to salvation One of the seven deadly sins. River Horses’ Wrath E. Chris Garrison The ground shook under Carlos’ … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round, H. A. Rey Bracket

H. A. Rey The Authors: Matthew Barron, Tony Jaeger,  Kara Kahnke, Dwight Wade 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.  Nibiru technology is no greater or worse than Earth’s. The Experiment Dwight Wade The bridge was cold.  Cold even for … 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 #116

The Iron Writer Challenge #116 The Mary Fletcher Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  Challenge #115  Mathew W. Weaver The Authors: Tony Jaeger, Bill Prins, E. Chris Garrison The Elements: The Fibonacci Sequence An Airedale A possessed car A love triangle Singularity Bar E. Chris Garrison Everyone turned to look as the sleek black 1982 … 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 98

The Iron Writer Challenge 98 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Richard Russell, E. Chris Garrison, Justin Cox,  Tony Jaeger The Judges: Dani J Caile, Emily Gatrell, Mathew W. Weaver, Jason T. Carter The Elements: A Tiger Lily Botticelli (the game) Long Hair Steampunk Goggles Moonlight Blossom  E. Chris Garrison Ira fled his parents’ home in the … Read more

Challenge 93

The Iron Writer Challenge 93 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: DL Zwissler, Brett Paul, Aaron Gord, M.D. Pitman The Judges: A Francis Raymond, Mathew W. Weaver, Maureen Larter, Tony Jaeger The Elements:   A Steampunk Tiger Soylent Beige Tap Dance Shoes Half a can of flat Dr. Pepper Ball-n-Chain Danielle Lee Zwissler Jack Woodard liked … Read more

The Thanksgiving Continuation Part 4

Happy Thanksgiving, Americans!  And to the rest of you, Happy day! Today’s 4th part is simple. All you need to do is do a flashback for one of your characters, but here’s the twist… in the flashback, you have to mention the Iron Writer, and one of the writers that participates in the group. Today’s … Read more

Challenge 84 – 2014 Autumn Equinox Open – Agatha Christie Bracket

Agatha Christie 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: Agatha Christie Bracket: Tony Jaeger, Dani J. Caile, Mamie Pound, C. Bryan Brown A Matter of Birth C. Bryan Brown … Read more

Weekend Quickie #55 (Sunday Edition)

You just got pulled over by a cop for speeding. You are poor, and way too clever to get a ticket. Write down the scenario below with what you would say to get out of it… It is never too late to practice the art of B.S. No more than 300 Words No more than … Read more

Weekend Quickie #54

Genre: Horror Time: 5 minutes (Set your timer!) Start with: He liked to eat their skin first… End with: He sat with a smile on his face and his belly full.   example: He liked to eat their skin first because it was the crunchiest. He hadn’t had a Bob in a while, usually it … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge 75 – Grudge Match #7

The Iron Writer Challenge 75 Grudge Match #7 The Authors: E, Chris Garrison and Mamie Pound vs. Neal Sayatovich and Tony Jaeger The Elements: Setting is a Dairy Queen A Halberdier Must be written entirely in dialogue One and only one of the characters must be aware of the audience Note: at this is a grudge … Read more

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

The Iron Writer Challenge #71 – 2014 Summer Solstice Challenge #6

The Iron Writer Challenge #71 2014 Summer Solstice Challenge #6 Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors:   Tiffany Michelle Brown, Tony Jaeger, DL Mackenzie, Neal Sayatovich The Elements: Dice The Gods Cocktails Irrigation Boots Like a Steel Trap D. L. Mackenzie Jimmy sat back, his arms crossed. “You were wearing an ugly plaid shirt that … 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 #45 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #9

  The Iron Writer Challenge #45 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #9 Grudge Match #2 The Grudgers: K. A. DaVur and  Suzann Smith vs. Thomas Lamkin Jr and Mac Bartine The Ground Rules for this Match: Each Grudger will write a 500 word story. Each Grudger has chosen an element and shared it with their partner. Each pair does not know the … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #43 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #7

  The Iron Writer Challenge #43 – 2013 Iron Writer Winter Solstice Challenge #7  Four Authors! Four Elements! Four Days! 500 Words! The Authors: A. Francis Raymond, Chris Brown, Tony Jaeger, Steve Bergeron The Elements:  Perry Mason The Lone Ranger Daisy Duke The Bionic Woman The Bureau of Alien Studies A. Francis Raymond Grlg excreted extra slime from the frontal … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #35 – Iron Writer Grudge Match #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #35 Iron Writer Grudge Match #1 The Lineup: Tony Jaeger and K. A. DaVur vs E. Chris Garrison and M. D. Pitman The Ground Rules for this Match Each duelist will write a 500 word story. Each duelist has chosen an element. Tony and his second, K. A., have shared their elements … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #22 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Finals

The Iron Writer Challenge #22 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements 2013 Summer Solstice Open Finals  The Authors:  Steve Harz, A Francis Raymond, M.D. Pitman, Tony Jaeger The Elements: An Incubus An 8 track tape (be specific) The Towers of Silence Coconut land crab from Nuie Island Kingsfoil Steve Harz You sing me morning dove lullabies on a Kingsfoil … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round, Virginia Woolf Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round Virginia Woolf Bracket The Authors: Tony Jaeger, Jim Wright, Kyle B Stiff, A. B. Bourne The Elements: An Electric Flying Bicycle A Doppelganger Atlantis An obscure Black & White Television Drama/Comedy Spaceman! A.B. Bourne c. 2013 all right reserved Submitted to … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 – 2013 Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #21 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Open Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements Charlotte Bronte Bracket The Authors: Tannis Laidlaw, Steve Harz, Kriss Morton, Eric Garrison   F. Scott Fitzgerald Bracket The Authors: Robbie Thomas, B. R. Snow, M.D. Pitman, Dellani Oakes Joseph Conrad Bracket The Authors: Guy Anthony De Marco, Dani J Caile, A Francis Raymond, Genevieve Dewey … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #19 – 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #19

The Iron Writer Challenge #19 2013 Iron Writer Summer Solstice Challenge #19 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: A Francis Raymond, Kaylee Hamelink, Tom McCann, Tony Jaeger The Elements: A casket Graffitti A sugar glider A boomerang Consequences Schmonsequences A Francis Raymond “Gliders of the colony! Mark this day!” proclaimed Magog. He stood on a branch of … Read more