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K2N2

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Fan Fiction Writers Take Note
« on: August 20, 2012, 11:27:14 am »
The Bulwer-Lytton awards (for wretched prose) have been posted.

http://www.bulwer-lytton.com/2012win.html

Warning - most of the entry's are giggle producing at best (or worst as the case may be).

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Re: Fan Fiction Writers Take Note
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2012, 11:51:51 am »
I haven't read them all yet, but holy crap!  That made me laugh.
 
Edit : Ponctuation people ! Sentences don't just happen...
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"You have a disturbing sense of humor."
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Re: Fan Fiction Writers Take Note
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2012, 12:00:11 pm »
Oh those things are PRICELESS. 
I remember reading one description somewhere like this,
"Her eyes were like two brown circles, with smaller black circles in the middle."
Maria
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Re: Fan Fiction Writers Take Note
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2012, 12:11:53 pm »
Oh, wow. Some of those are spectacularly awful.

Though I have to admit that I've seen equivalent or worse writing from "professionals" in my years as an editor.

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Re: Fan Fiction Writers Take Note
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2012, 12:23:43 pm »
Oh good lord i can't choose the best one out of that lot!  But veering tween is it a cow or a duck? and the I can't be bothered to write this story
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Re: Fan Fiction Writers Take Note
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2012, 02:10:18 pm »
I'm still working my way down the list.  I seem to be only able to read 2 or 3 at a time before I start laughing too hard.