Sometimes dystopian requires only dialogue.
I’ve penned a pithy two hundred words of flash fiction for you this week, written wholly as dialogue. ‘A clinically dispensed experimental horror’ might be the best way to describe it.
The power of the wielded word became obvious when I realised an innocuous four word phrase seemed sufficient to heighten the unease you might also feel when reading the scene. It would be interesting if you identified the same or a different phrase to mine. I’ll respond to any guesses!
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to ReidItWrite to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.