Thursday, July 9, 2009

The Bulwer-Lytton Awards

How did we miss this? Last week the Bulwer-Lytton awards were announced. B-L, creator of the infamous opener, "It was a dark and stormy night," has (involuntarily) leant his name to a competition for folks to write the worst possible opening line of a novel. We'll reprint one, and let you savor the rest.

"In a flurry of flame and fur, fangs and wicker, thus ended the world's first and only hot air baboon ride." More...

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