And the winner is:

The 2005 Winner of the Edward Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contestis Dan McKay:
"As he stared at her ample bosom, he daydreamed of the dual Stromberg carburetors in his vintage Triumph Spitfire, highly functional yet pleasingly formed, perched prominently on top of the intake manifold, aching for experienced hands, the small knurled caps of the oil dampeners begging to be inspected and adjusted as described in chapter seven of the shop manual."
For runners-up (and genre winners), go here


Murphy Jacobs said...

That was cringe-inducing enough...you know, I'd enjoy those awful first lines much more if I'd never, ever, EVER done a writing workshop.

Ponderable said...

Just let me comment that I had a good time reading the contestors and that the link placed under "here" refers to the entyr in which it is placed...