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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Bad-Writing Competition

The Living Writers Collective’s version of the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest

  Hello, Collectivians (that’s a great new word I’ve just invented), it is the time of year for our world renowned bad-writing competition. Maybe that should be Spring Hill renowned. In any event it will be held on Thursday evening, January 15, at the Excel building at Rippavilla from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. This event takes place annually and is sponsored by the Living Writers Collective Uncreative Writing Program, led by Alexander Xavier Harper.
Anyone interested in participating in this prestigious event should first consult "The Bulmer-Lytton Fiction Contest" by Googling the site, reading about the latest winners, and understanding the rules of how the contest is conducted. We use the same rules of combat.
Our official rules state that the winner of the contest will win a magnificent solid-gold trophy, the winner chosen by secret ballot of the members present. This year the rules have been modified to include entries from members not able to attend the meeting. Entries may be sent by electronic mail as an attachment to for inclusion into the competition. Entries by e-mail close at 12:00 midday, Thursday, January 15. Entries will be printed out by AXH and submitted to the selection committee.
 A winner not present at the meeting may claim his or her trophy (under the cover of darkness) from the home of AXH. It is generally expected that any member submitting entries use a nom de plume (for obvious reasons). A writer may create one or more entries using his or her writing skills to generate a short, concise paragraph that best describes the object of the competition, using humor or any other method to produce a fine work of crappy literature.
Alexander Xavier Harper January 2015

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