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I originally wasn’t going to make this post until Chapter 3 was ready, but half-sleepy me randomly got an idea this morning.
I have a love-hate relationship with my title. I’m happy with it for the most part, but I can’t deny that it might be doing me a disservice in attracting readers. And even worse than “Friends 6Ever”, I hate mentioning the title out loud.
I love the structure of my title, and it easily allows me to come up with sequel names (I have some ideas already). I’ve been looking for a replacement for ‘Mommy’ for a while now, because let’s be honest, it’s the most problematic part of the title.
I asked for some ideas, and looked for suitable expressions I can replace it with. There’s ‘Oops’, ‘Oopsie’, ‘Whoops’, ‘Whoopsie’, ‘Oh no’, and ‘Uh oh’, to name a few. They’re okay, but none of them really stood out to me, until I thought of ‘Dear Diary’ this morning.
Dear Diary, We Created a Plot Hole!
I’m not feeling “let’s change it immediately!”, but it seems like the best replacement candidate I have so far, and it’s growing on me.
I’ve gotten feedback that ‘MWCaPH!’ is eye-catching and that it gives a silly, fun, light-hearted adventure vibe/feeling, and I’d very much like to keep that.
I also like ‘Dear Diary’ because it retains the youthful feeling without being overt, while also reflecting the slice-of-life elements of the story. And it’s actually not embarrassing to say anymore. The only thing is that it makes the title even longer, but it’s already a mouthful anyway (and I don’t think it hurts the memorability).
I really wish I don’t have to change it, but I think I finally found a good compromise that I’m actually happy with.
And with that all said… it’s poll time!
If you have any opinions/comments on the titles, please let me know! (You can also send me your thoughts through my ask box.)