Short piece site in francophile West Africa, where the woman have not reaped the benefits of technology, and the traditional roles for women remain in place, even though the daily drudge could be alleviated by technology. Until the women get a hold of the technology. And, erm, that’s it. I’m sure you could expand this into a longer story that would give more satisfaction. You could even shrink it further into a flash short, or a haiku, or tweet to probably greater effect.
- Holly Phillips. Summer Ice. (Shine).
- Gareth L. Powell and Aliette de Bodard. The Church of Accelerated Redemption. (Shine)