I recently joined a great online writing group called The Iron Writer, which challenges writers to write 525-word "flash fiction" stories using four preselected elements from a mystery basket. My first Iron Writer Challenge story is called "Like a Steel Trap" and includes the following four elements:
That's right. Irrigation boots.
I chose Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory, and put together a gritty little tale that answers the question, "what if forgiving and forgetting just isn't an option?"