Flash Fiction, Short Stories, Uncategorized

WordPress Daily Prompt: Without

Life without a computer?  Well the story I wrote a few months ago for Julia’s 100-Word Challenge for Grownups takes things one step further, but I think it fits the requirement of the prompt nicely:

QUILL & SCROLL - sepiaThe Written Word

The quills were ancient. She’d found them locked in a closet of the abby. But the points were sharp, the monks having taken great care of them.

Mara sighed.  Remember, Robert? … Computers and photocopiers?  It was all so easy?”

Yeah … life before the E-bombs. Who would have dreamed our electronic infrastructure was so unprotected!”

If the new dictator hadn’t confiscated all the manual typewriters and pencils as well, we could at least communicate to some extent!”

Picking up a quill, Robert replied: “Well, this is how our ancestors printed letters and books. We come from the same stock. So –” dipping his quill into the ink – “let’s get started.”
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