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My Belated Write-In Entry in the '140-Character Novel' Contest

140 Via this post on the WSJ Law Blog I learned of an interesting competition held by the Texas Bar that challenged lawyer-authors to write the best "140-character novel," i.e., the length of a Twitter post.

The Law Blog says the contest, which closed May 1, was the brainchild of Texas lawyer Michael Maslanka and was open to all U.S.-licensed lawyers. The Texas Bar has now selected 54 finalists from the 189 entries. The winner will receive an iPad.

You can (very quickly) read all of the 54 finalists here. I missed the boat on this contest, but I think my entry would have been as follows:

Jill had been clumsy as a child and into adulthood. But her latest stumble -- headfirst into a Picasso at the Met -- left her $65 million in debt.

What do you think? Winner? Can you top it?

Posted by Bruce Carton on May 21, 2010 at 10:31 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)


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