Wednesday, September 5, 2012

You know you want to write this badly.

The winners of the 2012 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest are up! This contest is named for Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, the author who inflicted the line "It was a dark and stormy night" on literature, and to this day we still feel the mighty wrath of his opening sentence echoing down the stuffy dark halls of purple prose.

My Hero!

Anyway, if you think you can compose "the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels," check out the rules here. This year's winning entry involves eyelash mites.

Inspired yet?

1 comment:

  1. Time to pull a few gems from my drafts and enter next year's contest. Thanks, Melinda! :)