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Interview With A Historical Fiction Smart-Aleck

Dateline: October 13, 2013

The good folks at Unusual Historicals blog posted an interview with me today. That was an interesting experience. More in a moment. But first I want to start today’s blog, instead of ending it, with your chuckle for the latest example of how entertaining a bad sentence can be. Yes, it’s another winner from the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest. This one was from the crime category in 2012, courtesy of Sue Fondrie from Appleton, WI:

She slinked through my door wearing a dress that looked like it had been painted on