Dave Barry (from his Classics, of course)

TODAY’S TIP FOR ASPIRING NOVELISTS: When choosing a title for your novel, try to come up with something that will really ‘grab’ potential readers.

WEAK: The Death Corpse

STRONGER: The Death Corpse by Stephen King

VERY STRONG: The Death Corpse by Stephen King [with Pictures of Pamela Anderson Naked]”

On a scale of 1-5 literary happy faces, that gets at least ;o) ;o) ;o) :o) ;o) from me…

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