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Author: Subject: Bulwer-Lytton (Bad) Fiction Contest
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[*] posted on 7/26/2011 at 02:28 PM
Bulwer-Lytton (Bad) Fiction Contest

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh professor Sue Fondrie won this year’s bad fiction award.

“Cheryl’s mind turned like the vanes of a wind-powered turbine, chopping her sparrow-like thoughts into bloody pieces that fell onto a growing pile of forgotten memories.”


“As I stood among the ransacked ruin that had been my home, surveying the aftermath of the senseless horrors and atrocities that had been perpetrated on my family and everything I hold dear, I swore to myself that no matter where I had to go, no matter what I had to do or endure, I would find the man who did this . . . and when I did, when I did, oh, there would be words.”

Rodney Reed
Ooltewah, TN

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[*] posted on 7/27/2011 at 05:09 PM

Every year, I love to read these! Thanks for the link.. I'd posted about the contest here, but wasn't sure if anyone was going to enter. I forgot about it!

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[*] posted on 7/27/2011 at 09:46 PM

This is the opening line all of us freelance writer need to read:

"After five years as freelance writer, Greg finally managed to double his income, letting him add a processed cheese product slice to the baloney sandwiches he had for breakfast, lunch and dinner. '


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