Gulp Fiction

Seattleite Molly Ringle’s winning entry in the 2010 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest to write the worst first line of a novel.

July 20, 2010 Published in the August 2010 issue of Seattle Met

"FOR THE FIRST MONTH of Ricardo and Felicity’s affair, they greeted one another at every stolen rendezvous with a kiss—a lengthy, ravenous kiss, Ricardo lapping and sucking at Felicity’s mouth as if she were a giant cage-mounted water bottle and he were the world’s thirstiest gerbil.”

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