Sunday, January 24, 2016

Giftless - @scottishbktrust

Here's a hard bit of flash from the Scottish Book Trust. A flash story based on an image prompt limited to exactly 50 words.


Her parents called them gifts: Purifying organics that naturally cleared airborne pollutants. Technology that uploaded eighteen years of schooling directly into children’s brains. Even new desserts. Claire locked herself in her room. Of all the things the aliens brought with them, there was still no cure for her first breakup.

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