99 word prompt : inky

January 11, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about wet ink. It can be artistic, writerly or something completely off-the-wall. Go where the prompt leads.

If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://carrotranch.com/2018/01/12/january-11-flash-fiction-challenge


“You say you’re dyslexic?” the head of human resources asked. 

He held my application as if it contained a dead fish.

“Have you heard about the ADA?”

“You don’t use a wheelchair.”

“It’s 1995 and you still think the Americans with Disabilities Act only applies to wheelchairs?”

“I must have a secretary who can write!”

“I know, my handwriting looks like ink blots.  Have you heard of a computer?”

“For what purpose?”

“I type 90WPM. This company uses a computer messaging system.  The message goes to your inbox…”

“Computers will never last,” he smirked, sending me on my way.