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The Guardian gives the shortlist of this years Short List for Worst Sex Scene in a Novel award.

The award was established by The Literary Review to: “gently dissuade” authors from including “unconvincing, perfunctory, embarrassing or redundant passages of a sexual nature in otherwise sound literary novels”.

And the Winner is…

  • He wrote a sequel, one that didn’t end so darkly, but it isn’t very good.
  • I wrote a Novel of One Word several years ago, and read it to my friends to some high acclaim, but I’ve since been stumped trying to write a sequel for it. If ever I can complete my Trilogy of One Word Novels I’ll publish them here.
  • I more pleased with my 6 Word Memoir, found here.

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