Bulwer-Lytton winners 2003

The winners of the 2003 Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest have been announced. IN my case, via The Shifted Librarian, but obviously via via via… The contest is run by San Jose State University

Bulwer-Lytton wrote the words ‘It was a dark and stormy night’, now usually associated with Snoopy in Peanuts.

Here’s one of the winners:

bq. Winner: Detective
Detective Inspector Mike Norman slipped six fingers into his overcoat pocket, five of them clad in a latex glove and attached to his palm, while the sixth was wrapped in a plastic evidence bag and apparently belonged to the kidnapped pianist Ricardo Moore, or, as it now seemed likely, the kidnapped ex-pianist Ricardo Moore.
Alan Campbell
Edinburgh, Scotland

2002 results, 2001 results.

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