What types of titles catch a reader’s attention? I know it’s an old journalistic saying that when a dog bites a man, it’s not news, but when a man bites a dog it is. It is also a good example of how to attract attention by writing good titles, or in the case of newspapers, headlines. So, if you are reading this now, the chances are that the title caught your attention and prompted you to click and read. So perhaps this is food for thought when writing titles for your blog posts, book titles, chapter titles or even titles of poetry. Will your title grab a reader’s attention and make them want to
More Really Stupid Book Titles In the literary world, there are some book titles that really make on wonder what was going on in the editor’s brain that day. I recently posted some of the worst. Well, I thought I had, until I noticed that I had some that didn’t make the first cut due to a lack of space. That they didn’t make the first cut may tell you how bad they were. But instead of just deleting them, I thought, what the heck, go for it! So here we go with part two of the very worst book titles.
Really Stupid Book Titles An odd fact I’ve noticed about my blog is that my posts about stupidity rate as highly as my posts about books and publishing. So I thought, why not combine these two popular post topics into one? Hence, today’s offering. Books and abject stupidity with a selection of really stupid book titles, and with their covers to prove it. Now I’m sure you’ll all be rushing off to Amazon or your local book store immediately after reading this in search of these absolute classic books.