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#130585 07/20/04 08:33 AM
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Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest
2004 Results


She resolved to end the love affair with Ramon tonight . . . summarily, like Martha Stewart ripping the sand vein out of a shrimp's tail . . . though the term "love affair" now struck her as a ridiculous euphemism . . . not unlike "sand vein," which is after all an intestine, not a vein . . . and that tarry substance inside certainly isn't sand . . . and that brought her back to Ramon.

Dave Zobel
Manhattan Beach, CA

http://www2.sjsu.edu/depts/english/2004.htm


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Mehbee our new *member "stdvltrs" will be interested!

BTW, stdvltrs, I appreciate your spelling skills more than most everything else...




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And they said there were no new ideas. Or was it that there were only 36 plots? I can see hundreds, in embryo, in those gems.

Thanks for that.


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