Rejected Titles for Lost Under Two Moons

Norman Mailer said “if you have to pick [the title] after the book is done, it’s like trying to buy the right wedding ring.” This was definitely the case with my first novel. In fact, the book didn’t even have a working title until the first draft was finished. For the longest time, I called it Other World: Survival, but I never really liked the name.

It wasn’t until I started assembling a BETA read team that I finally decided to pick a title. I knew it would have to be something unique while being easy to remember. I started brainstorming any titles that might even remotely work. Vague, obscure, clichéd… it all went into the list that I then sent on to my test readers to vote on.

After I sent out the list, I realized that I was actually hoping that one title in particular would win. I started to worry that no-one else would like it, but when the results came back I found that it had gotten the second-most votes from my readers. That was good enough for me, and the book was known from that point on as Lost Under Two Moons.

Having said all that, I thought it’d be fun to share some of the possible titles that were sent to my BETA readers to consider. Here are some of the more interesting ones:

A Journal from Another World
Alone In an Alien Nowhere
Alone With The Bigamouths
Cry of the Bigamouth
How I Survived Other World
I Want to go Home
“I’m Not on Earth Anymore”
Journal from Another World
Letters from Another World
Lost on an Unknown World
My Life on Other World
No Man’s Land
Other World Castaway
Planet Stranded
Stalked by Bigamouths
Survival on Another World
The World of Mr. Screech

…and perhaps the oddest of all…

Utility Knife On Another World

5 thoughts on “Rejected Titles for Lost Under Two Moons”

  1. 1 surround sound and a powerful performance wirh maximum speed delivered through the power of 3
    grams Intel Core Processors. Tryy to reeearch prior to going your home for the lifestyle iin the location. Just finished watching Dabangg, Abhinav Kashyap’s sterling debut

  2. And live in the arms of these fictitious Adonis you have conjured because your
    fantasy mate. It’s actually more challenging to mend tthe damafe inside evet
    tnat it has gone on very long. The individual that I quoted at the start of this information has
    actually done a terrific job throughout the last year and
    a half, using social media to build a big and responsive list for himself.

  3. Options ffor recorrding digital TV programmes years ago were
    scant and expensive. The meeting witnessed the existence of the other high digniyaries like Professor SR Singh, Dirctor of thee Institute of
    Agricultural Sciences, the rector Professr Mr.
    Upon inspection the Slingbox Pro distinguishes itself looking at the sibling the Slingbox by allowing the connection and charge
    of approximately four audio-visual sources aas well as providing a Freeview DBV-T tuner
    for basic cable connections.

  4. Howdy very cool blog!! Μɑn .. Excellent ..

    Superb .. I will bookmark yоur blog and tаke thee feeds ɑlso…Ӏ’m
    haplpy to search out numerous helpful info һere in the put up, we want work outt extra techniques oon tһiѕ
    regard, thank yօu for sharing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *