In an odd twist of fate, GalleyCat has spotted two informal book title contests on the Internet today, both celebrating comical takes on bestseller titles.
First of all, Steve Hely has initiated a fake bestseller contest on Facebook, inspired by the phony blockbuster list in his novel, “How I Became a Famous Novelist.” Here’s more from the NY Time‘s Papercuts blog: “Hely presents a mock version of The New York Times best-seller list … Click here to download the complete list.” In a similar vein, Paste Magazine spotted some Harry Potter-themed title hijinks on Twitter as readers get excited about the upcoming film.
Here’s more from the post: “Others, struck with panic about the end of the Potter era that looms just a few years ahead after the double dose of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, are tweeting away with their best comical predictions for the future of Harry. A sizable flurry of posts hash-tagged ‘#HarryPotterSequels‘ offers clever ideas for titles for yet another sequel.”
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