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Surely this is in the wrong place…

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on July 31, 2005

From this year’s Bulwer-Lytton award results comes the following snippet:

Inside his cardboard box, Greg heated a dented can of Spaghetti-O’s over a small fire made from discarded newspapers, then cracked open his last can of shoplifted generic beer to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his embarkation on a career as a freelance writer.

Filed among the “Miscellaneous Dishonourable Mentions”, I’m sure it should have been disqualified, as the Bulwer-Lytton award is for execrable fiction – not-biography…

…2½ years into just such a career…


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