What does a sandwich and fiction writing have in common? Read the winning entry of the 2015 Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest and you may never look at a sandwich the same way again.
Sponsored by the English department at San Jose University since 1982 and named after a Victorian novelist, the Bulwer-Lytton is a literary contest for the best worst opening sentence of any conceivable novel. Writers from across the globe submit their entries hoping to win the grand prize or at least first place among the various genre categories. Take a look at the 2015 winners and be inspired. Who knows, next year’s winner could be you!