Re: Get to the point?

Subject: Re: Get to the point?
From: Sandy Harris <sandy -at- storm -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 03 Sep 2000 21:25:35 -0400

Peter wrote:

> > Hemingway's followers would just write:
> >
> > "It rained like hell and the wind nearly blew out the lamp."
>
> Although way off topic, I wonder if we could solicit styles of writing
> that phrase, by other authors. There must be a web site on that.

There are Bulwer-Lytton awards for bad writing:
http://www.best.com/~sbr/
They've even had a book of contest winners published.

and someone's done a Bulwer-Lytton home page:
http://www.naviseek.com/users/rcade/books/homepage24/examples/Stormy/index.html
>
> your Hemingway style is a good start.
>
> Mailer: Not even the black, rain soaked sky would keep that bastard from
> ....
>




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