The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest –

The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest – write the opening sentence of the worst of all possible novels.

Last year’s winner:

A small assortment of astonishingly loud brass instruments raced each other lustily to the respective ends of their distinct musical choices as the gates flew open to release a torrent of tawny fur comprised of angry yapping bullets that nipped at Desdemona’s ankles, causing her to reflect once again (as blood filled her sneakers and she fought her way through the panicking crowd) that the annual Running of the Pomeranians in Liechtenstein was a stupid idea.

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