[DWJ] Titles (was London Meet)
emmaco at tpg.com.au
Wed Jun 7 07:46:28 EDT 2006
At 12:39 PM 7/06/2006, sally at sallyodgers.com wrote:
>Charles Butler writes:
>> But titles do seem to be more of a cooperative enterprise, altogether.
>> It's not just editors, marketing people get involved too (as I know to
>> my cost).
>Margaret and Charlie, what are some of your titles that have been changed?
>I can offer-
>The Calf and the Chemistry Set, published as The Magician's Box
>The McCrystals and Martin, pubbed as Welcome to the Weirdie Club
>Three in a Bed, pubbed as The Portal
>Dangerous Lovers: Sweet and Sour, pubbed as Dangerous Lovers; Roses and Thorns
>The Kitchen Visitor, pubbed as Sweetwater Surprise
>Pirry Pirimba, pubbed as Shadowdancers
>Knight Errand, pubbed as Knight Protector (publisher didn't think anyone
>would get the original pun.)
>UFO - pubbed as Aurora.
>Other titles I didn't think I'd get away with, were used... weird, that!
Sorry Sally, but I think Aurora might have been the first book of yours I
read, and I think it was the title that attracted me! But I do prefer The
Calf and the Chemistry Set.
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