Friday, November 17, 2006

My latest article appears in the December 2006 issue of Canoe & Kayak Magazine (the Buyer's Guide) as the last page column TAKE OUT.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

For those of you looking for Bulwer-Lytton gems, here are two which made it to the esteemed list:

The notion that they would no longer be a couple dashed Helen's hopes and scrambled her thoughts not unlike the time her sleeve caught the edge of the open egg carton and the contents hit the floor like fragile things hitting cold tiles, more pitiable because they were the expensive organic brown eggs from free-range chickens, and one of them clearly had double yolks entwined in one sac just the way Helen and Richard used to be. (Runner-up 2004)


Her angry accusations burned Clyde like that first bite of a double cheese pizza, when the toppings slide off and sear that small elevation of the oral mucosa, just behind the front teeth, known as the incisive papilla, which is linked to the discriminatory function of the taste buds except, where Clyde was concerned, when it came to women. (2006 Runner-up Purple Prose)
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