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Topic: Espresso monkey (5 msgs / 83 lines)
1) From: Jared Andersson
This is the winner of the Romance category in the Dept. of English &
Comparative Literature at
San Jose State University's 2006 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest
 I found it funny and relevant you however may not.  Jared
Despite the vast differences in their ages, ethnicity, and religious
upbringing, the sexual chemistry between Roberto and Heather was the most
amazing he had ever experienced; and for the entirety of the Labor Day
weekend they had sex like monkeys on espresso, not those monkeys in the zoo
that fling their feces at you, but more like the monkeys in the wild that
have those giant red butts, and access to an espresso machine.
Dennis Barry
Dothan, AL

2) From: Terry Stockdale
At 08:55 PM 7/12/2006, Jared Anderson wrote:
For a minute there, I was frustrated that you didn't post the link -- 
then I googled for San Jose State University's 2006 Bulwer-Lytton 
Fiction Contest and got it.
I pointed it out several years ago to RandyG on alt.coffee.  I 
suggested that his alt,coffee t-shirt sentence should be 
entered.  Funny things:  a) he wasn't aware of the contest and b) he 
was an alumnus of SJSU.
I worked up a couple "good entries" and forgot to enter them in last 
year's contest.  Then missed this year's, too.  Maybe I'll submit 'em 
next year...
Terry Stockdale -- Baton Rouge, LA
My Coffee Pages:http://www.terrystockdale.com/coffeeTerry's Computer Tips:  http://www.terryscomputertips.com

3) From: Jared Andersson
If I am not mistaken I think this contest asks for the writers to start each
piece like a bad novel "It was a dark and stormy night" sort of beginnings.
I just found the espresso and monkey connection funny.   Jared
On 7/12/06, Terry Stockdale  wrote:

4) From: Brett Mason
It was a dark and stormy cup, less balanced than before, and my heart
shuddered at the thought of blackened beans, or the Folgers alternative.
And yet here I was, in an airport, awaiting the torture as the young girl
with the cart would wield her lukewarm urn of traditional american swill...
On 7/13/06, Jared Andersson  wrote:
Brett Mason

5) From: Vicki Smith
The website for the competition is here:http://www.bulwer-lytton.com/.
It gives all the details.
Thanks for the heads up, I blogged about it this AM (and credited you, 
Jared Andersson wrote:
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