Looking for something to do over break? Consider entering the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, a whimsical literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels. It would be great to see an Honors student win one of the categories. The next deadline is June 30.
Here is one of my favorites from the 2015 winner list: “Stephanie did not intend to become an animal coroner when she went to veterinary school, but the workload was manageable and, for cats, she usually just had to check the ‘curiosity’ box under ’cause of death.'”— Doug Purdy, Roseville, CA