July 12, 2006

Championship Writing

Filed under: humor — Brian @ 6:09 am

The winners of this year’s Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest have been announced.

From the “miscellaneous” category, a runner-up:

“Please Jeffrey, don’t tell him this time” a beautiful woman, with eyes like cobalt fire, implored of me as she staggered obviously a bit tipsy, if not completely obliterated, out of the Wagon Wheel Tavern and onto West Fourth Street and blinking twice from the afternoon sun managed to slink past me and into the arms of a fellow who I’m guessing was Jeffrey.

Robert Salsbury
Spokane Valley, WA

This is an annual contest where the object is “to submit bad opening sentences to imaginary novels.”

Well worth your time, I suggest.


1 Comment »

  1. Heh, well if that site doesn’t stir the imagination, nothing will. ;-) I’d never heard of this competition before. Thanks for the link.

    Comment by Gwynne — July 14, 2006 @ 5:01 pm

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