Replace Book Titles With Bacon

A close friend (and poet) named JanuaryFairy dropped me a note on Twitter this morning: "Come on, @BrianKlems .. this is right up your alley! Trending topic: #replacebooktitleswithbacon." And she's right! I love books. I love bacon. This is totally up my alley. So I jumped in a came up with a few.
Author:
Publish date:

A close friend (and poet) @JanuaryFairy dropped me a note on Twitter this morning:

And she's right! I love books. I love bacon. This is totally up my alley. So I jumped in a came up with a few:

oeb-bacon-jenn

Hundreds of other people are posting, and here are some of the ones that made me smile.

oeb-bacon-bk2
oeb-bacon-bk1

So, if you're looking for something fun to do this Friday (and a way to ignore the work that's piling up on your desk), I recommend swinging over and #replacebooktitleswithbacon with us. Hmm ... I wonder if the vegetarians of the Twitterverse will band together and start #replacebooktitleswithtofo? I'd like to see that too.

oeb-bacon-1
oeb-bacon-3
oeb-bacon-2
oeb-bacon-4
oeb-bacon-5
oeb-bacon-6

Follow me on Twitter: @BrianKlems
Read my Dad blog: TheLifeOfDad.com
Sign up for my free weekly eNewsletter: WD Newsletter

wd-Brian-web-19.jpg
Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Chasing Trends

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Chasing Trends

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so this series helps identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is chasing trends in writing and publishing.

Lessons Learned From Self-Publishing My Picture Book

Lessons Learned From Self-Publishing My Picture Book

Author Dawn Secord shares her journey toward self-publishing a picture book featuring her Irish Setter named Bling.

Poetic Forms

Crown of Sonnets: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the crown of sonnets, a form that brings together seven sonnets in a special way.

25 Ways Reflective Writing Can Help You Grow as a Writer (and as a Person)

25 Ways Reflective Writing Can Help You Grow as a Writer (And as a Person)

Reflective writing—or journaling—is a helpful practice in helping understand ourselves, and by extensions, the stories we intend to write. Author Jeanne Baker Guy offers 25 ways reflective writing can help you grow as a writer (and as a person).

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Being Followed

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Being Followed

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, let your character know they're being followed.

Amanda Jayatissa: On Spiraling Out in Suspense

Amanda Jayatissa: On Spiraling Out in Suspense

Author Amanda Jayatissa discusses the fun of writing "deliciously mean" characters in her psychological thriller, My Sweet Girl.

3 Tips for Writing a Memoir Everyone Wants to Read

3 Tips for Writing a Memoir Everyone Wants to Read

A memoir is an open window into another's life—and although the truth is of paramount importance, so too is grabbing hold of its reader. Writer Tasha Keeble offers 3 tips for writing a memoir everyone will want to read.

Zoe Whittall: On Personal Change in Literary Fiction

Zoe Whittall: On Personal Change in Literary Fiction

Bestselling and Giller Prize-shortlisted author Zoe Whittal discusses the complexity of big life decisions in her new novel, The Spectacular.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 582

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a transition poem.