First Drafts: Book Titles

Previous first drafts:  Band names and Movie titles

Here are my favorites in the “book title” competition (and the ones that got the most “likes”).  And if you want to join in future ones, send a Facebook friend request.

Michael A. Ventrella

  • The Okay Gatsby
  • War and Not-War
  • Donkey Hotey
  • The Left Pinkie of Darkness
  • The Sound and the Furries
  • The Catcher in the Pumpernickel
  • Ringworm
  • Strawberry Finn
  • The Selfie of Dorian Gray
  • J, Robot
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sleep?
  • The Man who Folded His Wallet
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hellos

Ef Deal

  • Moby Bob

Kelly Allard

  • To Seriously Injure a Mockingbird
  • Moby’s Dick

David Gerrold

  • Stranger In A Strange Place
  • The Puppet Monsters
  • Time For Enough Love
  • The Left Hand of Dorkness
  • The Grapes of Rage

Van Tilburg

  • Beau Jest
  • Harry Pothead and The Goblet of Weed

Murray Blehart

  • Okay Omens
    The Dragon-Walkers of Pern

Henry Hart

  • The Stray Cat, the New-Age Yoga Teacher, and the End Table

Christine Norris

  • A Crease in Time

James Ryan

  • Gone With the Light Breeze
  • Sooner Rather Than Later, Voyager
  • Tinker, Seamstress, Reservist, Snitch
  • A Streetcar Named Intrigued
  • Steppenpuppy

L.M. Kate Johnston

  • Fifty Shades of Neigh

Chuck Rothman

  • Middling Expectations

Dean Herrmann

  • The King James Babble
  • A Christmas Carly

Jesse Hendrix

  • A Haunakah Hymn
  • The Old Man and the Pond
  • Casino Royale with Cheese

Joe Niedbala

  • Heart of Dimness
  • Lady Chatterly’s Liver
  • An Arbor Day Carol

Drew Bittner

  • Howard’s Midsection

Cheryl Lynn Jones

  • Green Eggs and Food Poisoning

David Sweeney

  • A Tree Grows on Staten Island

Larry Hodges

  • The Wizard of Ounces

Steven Morgenlander

  • Boss of the Bracelets

Jonnan West

  • The Man in the Aluminium Foil Mask

Nicci Burnside

  • Gulliver’s Staycation
  • The Call of The Domesticated

Scott Gillespie

  • Concern and Dislike in Las Vegas
  • Plucky New World

J.A. Fludd

  • Pride and Mistaken Assumption
  • Crime and Plea Bargain

Pam Smith

  • No County for Millennials
  • Nurse Yes

Paul Boyle

  • Civil Disagreement on the Bounty

Farber Bunny

  • Around the Neighborhood in 80 Minutes
  • The Second Cousins From A Previous Marriage Karamozavs
  • 10,000 millimeters under the Sea
  • The Past Puberty But Not Yet Middle Age Man and the Sea

Gary Dowell

  • The Hatchback of Notre Dame

J. Spike Rogan

  • Goodnight Reverend Sun Myung Moon

Sam Norman

  • The Moon is a Rude Girlfriend

Thom Truelove

  • The Dunce and Future King

Chris Impink

  • The Sternly-Worded Letter of the Worlds
  • Do Androids Dream of Book Titles?
  • A Tryst with Rama
  • I Have No Mouth and Would Like a Breath Mint
  • The Martian Direct Mail Circulars

First Drafts: Movie Titles

Our previous first draft contest (“band names“) gave us some hilarious responses. This time, I asked for the first draft of movie titles, and here’s some of my favorites and the ones that got the most “likes” (in no particular order except me first):giphy

Michael A. Ventrella:

  • Moon Wars
  • WALL-F
  • The Wizard of Ounce
  • Bravespleen
  • The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Hours
  • Howl’s Moving White Castle
  • The Credibles
  • Apocalypse Whenever
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Kidney Stone
  • Hectopussy
  • Aunt-Man
  • Indiana Jones and the Penultimate Crusade
  • The Halfback of Notre Dame
  • The Perfect Stormy Daniels
  • Plan 9 From Altoona, PA

Savannah Luther:

  •  Ladychicken

Esther Friesner:

  • The Spare Change of the Sierra Madre
  • Debbie Visits Dallas
  • Hi, Noon!

Brandon E. Kumm:

  • Die In A Somewhat Difficult Way

Jay Pennington:

  • Prince Kong
  • Moulin Eyeliner
  • The Ten Suggestions
  • Lord of the Friendship Bracelets
  • A Barely Worth Mentioning Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Force 10 from Toblerone
  • Permitted Planet
  • Lawrence of Flatbush

Terri Lynn Coop:

  • All’s Chill on the Western Front
  • The Streets of Conshohocken

Pam Smith:

  • The Jungle Pamphlet
  • Raging Cow

Daniel Persons:

  • Star Trek 3: The Search for Sporks
  • The Seven Year Staph Infection

Rachelle Stein:

  • Some Like it Lukewarm

Eric Hamilton:

  • Irate Max
  • Logan’s Amble
  • Children of a Lesser Dog

David Edward Martin:

  • It’s a Fairly Annoyed, Kind of Annoyed, Pretty Annoyed, Really Annoyed World

Jesse Hendrix:

  • The Okay Dictator

Glenn Haumann:

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple Of B’Nai Brith

Marcus Dark:

  • Awe Woman

Rebecca Morris:

  • Rosemary’s Tween
  • The Devil Wears Chinese Rip-offs
  • Call of Doody
  • Minority Post-it Notes

James Ryan:

  • The Shiny

Carl Montano:

  • Children of the Zucchini

Jason Harris Vichinsky:

  • Anxiety and Mild Disdain in Las Vegas

Steve Vaughan:

  • You’ve Got Texts
  • Crochet Your Wagon
  • Conan the Bartender

Andrew Sugermeyer:

  • Undocumented Immigrant Kane

Michael Engler:

  • A Fistful of Dollies
  • Slightly Soiled Harry

Maria Solly Engler:

  • Ghostadmonishers

Jason Leon:

  • The Fast and the Slightly Perturbed
  • Dances with Irish Setters
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grill
  • Escape from New Brunswick
  • Snakes on a Plain

Sarah Adams:

  • The Penultimate Jedi

Susie Guarino:

  • Where Eagles Consider
  • Air Force Two
  • First Lieutenant America

Mike Guarino:

  • Illinois Jones and the Shrine of Moderate Peril
  • Shaving Private Ryan

Kevin Irwin:

  • Drizzle Man

Donald Smith:

  • Larry of Arabia
  • The Wildebeest in Winter
  • Lab Assistant Zhivago

Michael Kaspszyk:

  • A Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Neighborhood

Sorry I couldn’t post them all! Be a friend of mine on Facebook for the next one.