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Considerations Prior To Shooting Your Boyfriend Right In The Nuts


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#1 Cammy May

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 08:25 PM

I think the title says it all
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 08:39 PM

I've been told to keep the title to 5 words. I think Consideration Prior to Shooting Your Boyfriend has the same effect and is shorter.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 05:34 AM

It has the added advantage of allowing the narrator to consider all sorts of places to shoot him.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:35 AM

How about "Things to Consider Before Shooting Your Boyfriend"?

In the meantime, remind me never to piss you off.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 04:32 PM

I agree with the others...delete "in the nuts". Leaves it more open and inviting in an evil kind of way. :wink:

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:13 PM

Amusing as it sounds, leave off the "in the nuts" part. I can see certain folks being outraged and scandalized to see a mention of human anatomy as part of a book title (but would be fine with mention of someone getting shot).
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 05:04 PM

LOL I suggested the "right in the nuts" jokingly, but my publishers loved it and when I suggested dropping it, they said I was... well, nuts.
It's kind of the theme of the book actually. Want to hear the funny part? Of the nine reviews it's gotten on amazon, two thirds ot them 5 stars, only one is by a woman. And I have been sending it to women, to female writers, to women's sites and magazines and reviews.
Go figure.
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