Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Main Event



Welcome to the main event!

Here are the contenders.  In the corner to my left…
Weighing in at (what he tells his doctor is) 175 pounds…
With one unpublished novel under his belt that all six people who read it liked…
Holding an advanced degree from a prestigious university that he plans to never use…
The Slammer from Urbana!
The Killer Noise from Illinois!
Our, AUTHOR!

And in the other corner …
Weighing in at 95-115 thousand words…
Half in third person past-tense and half first-person present…
Having previously defeated the author on three previous writing attempts…
Based on a nightmare from the late nineties after having watched Twelve Monkeys…
The Killerati of Literati…
The Word Count Dracula…
A Thousand Secret Sorrows!

Ladies and gentlemen!  Children of all ages (hopefully over sixteen, because there’s some sex and violence)!
Let’s get ready to
Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrread!

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