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9.22.2010

Honest-to-Goodness Titles of My First Drafts

Anna and the French Kiss = Really Awesome Novel

Lola and the Boy Next Door = Totally Brilliant Novel

(Third Novel) = Super Best Novel Ever


I have upgraded. Obviously.

17 comments:

  1. Honest to goodness titles of my notes documents: Paranormalcy Junk. Extraordinary Junk. [Secret] Junk. Steampunk Junk.

    I have a LOT of faith in my notes : )

    Your duck is looking extra shiny today, by the way.

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  2. Dude. Your titles are WAY better than mine. I have This Book 1, That Book 2 and What The Heck Am I Thinking?

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  3. Maybe I should reconsider. I named my WIP A Salute to Passive Voice because I was so fed up with my inability to get the words right.

    I might just have to go with Super Awesome Book Made of Epic Win or S.A.B.M.E.W. It's the power of positive thinking!

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  4. Well, they say that practice makes perfect.. :)

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  5. I have a first draft titled Shitty First Draft. It probably isn't a shock that it isn't a NYT bestseller.

    Usually I can't start writing a story until I have a proper title. It might suck, but it needs to be there.

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  6. I have one document saved as "Why the hell am I starting another novel when I have a dozen unfinished ones in this folder?"
    My first draft titles obviously tell you so much about the story itself.

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  7. My novels are called "Novel", "Other Novel", and "The Sequel".

    Well, in Word anyways :)

    I WANT TO READ SUPER BEST NOVEL EVER!!!

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  8. Ooh, Super Best Novel Ever sounds great! :D Some of mine get titles early on, others... not so much. But I've never been that creative about it. I should try harder. ;)

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  9. Eek, titles. A tricky, tricky business. But Third Novel does have a nice ring to it. :)

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  10. Oh, pre-titles. *laughs* Mine are usually derogatory. I like YOURS.

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  11. Tee hee. I love the third one.

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  12. Giggle!

    Many of my novel concepts have titles before they have characters. Bad idea in this title-switchin industry, I know, but it's just the way I roll.

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  13. Jade's comment nearly made me choke on my tea. =)

    There's a movie coming out (I Think) called Young Adult about, you guessed it, a Young Adult author. That characters names her files like this. =) Love it.

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  14. And THOSE titles are still better than my first titles! GADS! Title Queen, I am NOT!

    Frankie

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  15. Elizabeth! OMG! ROFL! *wiping tears from eyes* Holy PETE, that was funny!

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