Not quite — here are the winners of the 2004 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest A typical example of the wonderfully horrid writing you’ll find there:

Jack planted the magic beans and in one night a giant beanstalk grew all the way from the earth up to the clouds–which sounds like a lie, but it can be done with genetic engineering, and although a few people are against eating gene-engineered foods like those beans it’s a high-paying career to think about for when you grow up.

If you haven’t already, be sure to read the previous years’ entries too.