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Sunday Writing Prompt #226 – What’s in a Name?

Welcome to the Sunday Writing Prompt – October 29, 2017 – What’s in a Name?

For your enjoyment, amusement and bafflement, I present you with:

10 Book titles: ACTUAL book titles – and your mission is to read the list, stop long enough from your gut splitting laughter, compose yourself, then choose a few from the list – and write:
write the “jacket blurb” – in no more than 10 sentences.

Choose no more than 3 selections – and write the “explanation” of the content – in no more than 10 well-crafted sentences for each title.

And if this doesn’t float your boat?

Pick one title and write something – flash, poem, short story. Be sure to include the actual book title in your post, lest your readers think you’ve lost your mind.

You have a week to create. Please include the tags MLMM or Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie and Sunday Writing Prompt in your posts. Create your links and pingbacks here and direct link to Mr. Linky.

Here are your titles:

  • People Who Don’t Know They’re Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to do About it
  • Living with Crazy Buttocks
  • Sorry I Ruined Your Orgy
  • Don’t Tell Mum I Work on The Rigs, She Thinks I’m a Piano Player in a Whorehouse
  • Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop and Other Practical Advice in Our Campaign Against the Fairy Kingdom
  • Managing a Dental Practice, The Genghis Kahn Way
  • The Pyromaniac’s Cookbook
  • The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse
  • Never Suck a Dead Man’s Hand: And Other Life (and Death) Lessons from the Front Line of Forensics
  • Sunbeams May Be Extracted from Cucumbers, But the Process is Tedious

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I like weeds and words. I'm chaos theory in motion. I'm ironic and hilarious. I think garden dirt under fingernails is smart and no hands should be callus free. I play with plants and dictionaries.

17 comments on “Sunday Writing Prompt #226 – What’s in a Name?

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  2. pensitivity101
    October 29, 2017

    Toughie this week Pat! Hope I raise a smile for you though.

    • scribblersdip
      October 29, 2017

      LOL – well, just have some fun, as your mind will lead you Di 🙂

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  7. Kat Myrman
    October 31, 2017

    Too much fun! I threw together a few covers to go with my jacket blurbs! Once again, thanks for a great challenge. 🙂
    https://katmyrman.com/2017/10/31/jacket-blurb-challenge/

    • scribblersdip
      November 1, 2017

      glad that you went to town with it Kat 🙂 and thank you 🙂

      • Kat Myrman
        November 1, 2017

        Thanks for the prompt! It was so much fun! 🙂

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  9. MNL
    October 31, 2017

    Love these titles!
    (oh, and my pingback doesn’t seem to be working so I’m only in the Mr. Linkys — however if you get three of them suddenly — I updated a couple times to get it to work — sorry!)

    • scribblersdip
      November 1, 2017

      no problems – just so you know – each pingback has to be manually approved by the prompt host or administrator, which is why it can take time for them to show up – hence we suggest an either/and/or option: create a pingback, leave your post’s URL and link with Mr. Linky (which is the only option for those who use Blogger and who don’t have a WP account)

      • MNL
        November 1, 2017

        no worries. I also wanted you to know so if all of them showed up at once, you could reject the extras. I manually approve too so I know how that is.

      • scribblersdip
        November 1, 2017

        okay 🙂

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