Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Contest: Help me name the next Dulcie book!

So, I think I'm contest crazy. LOL

Here is a new one I haven't done before...

Help me name the next Dulcie book (which is due out in Summer 2o11)

So, the only guidelines I have is that the title needs to be a play on the title of another famous book. For example:

To Kill A Warlock was a play on To Kill A Mockingbird

A Tale of Two Goblins was a play on A Tale of Two Cities

I'll run this contest for the next two weeks--so end date will be June 15th and then I'll pick my 5 favorites out of all the entries and you guys can vote on which one is your favorite.

Oh, and the winner will get a $50 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble or Amazon and a thank you in the acknowledgements section of the new Dulcie book as well as the ability to read the book before it's released!

To enter, please just comment on this blog post and include your proposed title for the next Dulcie book.

OK get those creative juices flowing!!!

HP

76 comments:

  1. Dulcie in Loki Land. Alice in wonderland.

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  2. So many running through my head...here are 2:

    A Tale of Two Witches

    Fairies and Lovers

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  3. The Weres of Wrath as in The Grapes of Wrath

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  4. Down and Out in the Netherworld

    (Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell)

    It's hard to choose when we don't know what path you're taking in the book. Hint Hint! LOL

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  6. Don't have any ideas but I'd like to say I LOVE Of Fairies and Men... too cute!!!

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  7. Knight of the Fairies (Lord of the Flies)

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  8. LMAO! Rjmatherly! I love it!!!!!!

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  9. The Picture of Dulcie O'Neil

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  10. Dulcies Adventures in Netherworld

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  11. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Netherworld

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  12. Dulcies Choice

    The Importance of Being Knightly

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  13. The Wizard of Ahs

    Little Dulce and the Fairie

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  14. **Dulcie's Adventures in Knightland (based off
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)

    **An Ideal Knight (based off An Ideal Husband)

    **The Taming of the Fairy (based off The Taming of the Shrew)

    **A Splendor Fairy in Knight's Court (based off A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court)...

    Those are all I can come up with so far! :)

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  15. The power of Knight (The Power of One)

    Tuesdays with Dulcie (Tuesdays with Morrie)

    The fairy, the witch, and the vampire (The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe)

    The Netherworld Instruments (The Mortal Instruments)

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  16. The Dulcie Code (The Davinci Code)

    The Five Creatures you meet in Hell (The Five People you meet in Heaven)

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  17. All Quiet on the Fairy Front

    The Great Dulcie

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  18. All The Fairy's Men.................
    Adapted from All the King's Men

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  19. Chronicles of Dulcie/Chronicles of Netherworld (Chronicles of Narnia)

    The Fairy, The Vampire and The Loki (The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe)

    A Suitable Loki/Vampire/feature creature ;) (A Suitable Boy)

    Dulcie O'Neil's Diary (Bridgette Jones' Diary)

    Adventures/Memoirs of Dulcie O'Neil (Adventures/Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes)

    The Loki Factory (The Wasp Factory)

    How to Train Your Loki (How to Train Your Dragon) - my person favorite

    Dulcie O'Neil's Ground (Tom Tiddler's Ground)

    A Vampire Carol (A Christmas Carol)

    A Fairy of No Importance (A Woman of No Importance)

    Lokis Tell No Tales (Dead Men Tell No Tales)

    The Fairy Who Knew Too Much (The Man Who Knew Too Much)

    The Portrait of a Fairy (The Portrait of a Lady)

    The Taming of the Fairy/Vampire/Loki/etc. (The Taming of the Shrew)

    War and Lokis (War and Peace)

    Okay, so I'm having too much fun.. :P

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  20. Oh, oh.. one more..

    Fear and Loathing in the Netherworld

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  21. Great contest idea. :)

    The Scarlet Loki (The Scarlet Letter)

    Who's Afraid of Dulcie O'Neill? (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)

    The Fairy's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale)

    Great Incantations (Great Expectations)

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  22. Death be not Dulcie (Death be not proud)

    Lady Dulcie (Lady Susan)

    The Knight Runner (The Kite Runner)

    The lovely moans (The lovely bones)

    This is so much fun... :)

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  23. Through the Netherworld (Through the Looking Glass)

    Warlocks and Peace (War and Peace)

    The Age of Fairy Dust (The Age of Innocence)

    And my favorite:

    A Knight with a View (a Room with a View)

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  24. The Wind in the Witches

    The Loki Code

    The Lord of the Fairies (or Fairies or Vampires)

    Gone with the Witches

    One Hundred Years of Knight

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  25. Ok...let's give this a shot. :)

    1: The Importance of Being Loki
    2: Around the Netherworld in 80 Days
    3: Last of the Lokis
    4: Knight and the Pauper
    5: Call of the Demon
    6: Fairy of Innocence
    7: Brave New Netherworld

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  26. Three Men and a Fairy (Three Men and a Maid)

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  27. The Day of the Loki (The Day of the Locust)

    The Tell-Spell Heart (The Tell-Tale Heart)

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  28. The Girl Who Kicked the Loki's Nuts(The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest)

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  29. The Vampire Also Rises
    The Importance of Being Fairy

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  30. How Dulcie Got Her Love Back (How Stella Got Her Groove Back)
    In Love and Magic (In Love and War)
    Amour to Remember (An Affair to Remember)
    All the Faries Magic (All the Kings Men)
    North of Netherworld (East of Eden)
    The Lemons of Lust (The Grapes of Wrath)
    This Side of Netherworld (This Side of Paradise)
    The Importance of Being Dulcie (The Importance of Being Earnest)

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  31. All Fairies Go to Heaven. ~ All Dogs go to Heaven
    The Bluest Fairy - The Bluest Eye
    Loki in Translation
    Nightmares and Fairyscapes - Nightmares and dreamscapes
    The last loki or the last fairy~ The last Juror.
    Beneath the Fairy's Gaze ~ Beneath the Lion's Gaze
    Fairies in Bloom~ YaYa's in Bloom
    Drowing Loki- Drowing Ruth
    House of Sand and Fairy- House of Sand and Fog.
    Fairy in a Blue Dress ~ Devil in a Blue Dress.
    My Fairy's Keeper~ My Sister's Keeper
    Saving Fairies from Drowning~ Saving Fish from Drowing
    A Thousand Splendid Fairies ~ A thousand Splendid Suns

    Well, that's all I got so far.

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  32. Knight and Fae (Knight and Day)

    It's a Vanderful Life! (It's a Wonderful Life)

    Knight's Inferno (Dante's Inferno)

    Much Ado about Dulcie (Much Ado About Nothing)

    Born Fae (Born Free)

    Knight of the Living Dead (Night of the Living Dead)

    Sweet Dreams (Title of Books from Bantam)

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  33. - Weathering (or Wuthering) Knight - Wuthering Heights
    - The Portrait of a Knight (or Loki/Fairy) - The Portait of a Lady
    - Journey to the End of the Netherworld (or Loki/Fairy) - Journey to the End of the Earth
    - Dulcie's Webb (or Knight) - Charlotte's Webb
    - Lord of the Knight (or Fairy/Loki/Netherworld) - Lord of the Flies
    - The Prime of Miss Dulcie O'Neill
    - Knightmare Abbey - Nightmare Abbey
    - The Call of the Loki (or Fairy) - The Call of the Wild
    - A Passage to Netherworld (or Loki/Fairy) - A Passage to India

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  34. I'm on a roll!
    - The Dust and the Fairy - The Dust and the Fury
    - Gone With the Fairy (or Loki) - Gone With the Wind
    - The Wing (or Dust) of the Fairy - The Wing of the Dove
    - Tender is the Knight - Tender is the Night
    - A Handful of Fairy Dust - A Handful of Dust
    - The Knight Also Rises - The Sun Also Rises
    - The Fairymaid's Tale - The Handmaid's Tale
    - The World According to Dulcie (or Knight) - The World According to Garp
    - Some Knight Wicked this Way Comes - Something Wicked this Way Comes
    - Of Loki (or Fairy/Knight/Dulcie) Bondage - Of Human Bondage
    - The House of Knight (or Fairy) - The House of Mirth
    - One Knight (or Loki) Flew Over the Fairy's Nest - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    - Dulcie's Choice (or Knight) - Sophie's Choice
    - The Loki (or Knight) Always Ring Twice - The Postman Always Rings Twice
    - The Pursuit of Dulcie (or Fairy) - The Pursuit of Love
    - Song of Dulcie (or Fairy) - Song of Solomon
    - Of Loki and Fairy - Of Mice and Men
    - If on a Winter's Knight a Traveler - If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

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  35. Wuthering Frights

    Of Knights and Men

    The Legend that the Sleepy Follow

    Dream and Dream Abilities

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  36. Gone With The Windigo / Gone With The Wind
    Valley Of The Trolls / Valley Of The Dolls
    A Shape-Shifter In The Rye / Catcher In The Rye
    The Great Zombie / The Great Gatsby
    The Great Yeti / The Great Gatsby
    The Wraith's of Wrath / The Grapes Of Wrath
    Gollum's Travels / Gulliver's Travels
    And Then There Were Naga / And Then There Were None
    Gone With the Boo-Hag / Gone With The Wind
    The Very Hungry Boo-Hag (creature) / The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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  37. Where The Red Eyes Glow / Where The Red Fern Grows

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  38. Much Ado About Fairies (Much Ado About Nothing)
    Memoirs of a Fairy (Memoirs of a Geisha)
    Enforce and Enforceability (Sense and Sensibility)
    A Fairy of No Importance (A Woman of No Importance)

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  39. How the Fairy Stole Knight
    Dulcie Hears a Who?

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  40. War of the Witches ( War of the worlds)
    Vanity Fae (Vanity Fair)
    a Fae new world (Brave new world)
    Slime and Punishment ( Crime and punishment)
    The sound and the Faeries ( The sound and the Fury)
    The Oddest Sea (the odyssey...I was having fun)
    Tuesdays with Dulcie (Tuesdays with Morrie)
    A Wrinkle in Crime (A wrinkle in time)
    Great Hexpectations ( Dumb, I know, but I couldn't help myself!)
    East of Splendor (East of Eden)
    Faery in a Strange land (Stranger in a strange land)
    Five people you meet in the Netherworld (five people you meet in heaven)
    Go ask Dulcie (Go ask alice)
    Interview with a werewolf (interview with a vampire)
    Knight Everlasting (Tuck Everlasting)
    A midsummer Knight's dream (A midsummer night's dream)
    Twelfth Knight (Twelfth night)
    a troll's house (a doll's house)
    Dulcie's world (sophie's world)
    A farewell to charms ( a farewell to arms)
    Our mutual Fiend (our mutual friend)

    More to come...

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  41. To Loki, With Love (To Sir, With Love)
    Of Pixies and Witches (Of Mice and Men)
    My Fair Witch (My Fair Lady)
    Bridge to Summerlands (Bridge to Terabithia)

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  42. Something Demonic This Way Comes (Something Wicked This Way Comes)
    The Netherworld Tales or The Splendor Tales (The Canterbury Tales)
    The Loki and The Faery (The Sound and the Fury)

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  43. The Knight of Splendor (the count of Monte cristo)
    All the Knight's Love (all the kings men)
    Adventures of Dulcie O'Neil (Tom Sawyer)

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  44. A Farewell to Elves
    The Vampire also Rises
    Pride and Pixies
    The Fall of the House of Vander

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  45. Crouching Loki, Hidden Dulcie (for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

    Lethal Loki (for Lethal Weapon)

    When Bram Met Dulcie (When Harry Met Sally)

    Come Die With Me (Come Fly With Me)

    Witches and Demons (Angels and Demons)

    Little House in the Fae Village (do I really need to say it?)

    The Bram-ityville Horror

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  46. An American Werewolf (An American President)

    Are You There God? It's me Dulcie...

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  47. Stare Wars Meets Bram Hur (corny, right?)

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  48. Dulcie's people 'Smiley's People'
    The Quiet Dulcie 'The Quiet American'
    The Ministry of Dulcie 'The Ministry of Fear'
    Travels with my Dulcie 'Travels with My Aunt'
    From Dulcie with Love 'From Russia with Love'
    For Dulcie's Eyes Only 'For your Eyes Only'
    Dulcie only lives Twice 'You only live Twice'
    A Farewell to Dulcie ' A Farewell to Arms'

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  49. The Phantom of the Netherworld

    A Midknight Creatures Dream

    The Strange Case of Fairy Dulcie and Mr. Loki

    Dulcie Twist

    I love your books! Rachael

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  50. *How to win Fairies and Influence People*
    *Adventures in Netherland*
    *A Fairy Tale to Remember* (may favorite)
    *The Poky little Loki*
    *GoodKnight Moon*
    *7 Habits of Highly Affective People*
    *Fairies and Demons*

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  51. One Flew Over the Loki's Nest (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)

    On the Road...to the Netherworld (On the Road)

    The Fairy with a Thousand Problems (A Hero with a Thousand Faces)

    Breakfast of Brimstone (Breakfast of Champions)

    The Once and Future Fairy (The Once and Future King)

    Kraken Gun, Fairy Dust and...Steel (Guns, Germs, and Steel)

    MisAdventures of Dulcie O'Neil (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

    ~Rachael McCormick

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  52. Holy moly that's a lot of ideas!

    Here's my one idea. I narrowed it down to one from a list.

    "Fairy in a Strange Land"
    (Stranger in a Strange Land; by Robert Heinlein)

    Thanks! Danna

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  53. A Midspring Loki Fling(A Midsummer Night's Dream)

    A Handful of Loki(A Handful of Dust)

    Lord of the Fairies(Lord of the Rings)

    The Age of Fairies(The Age of Innocence)

    My Loki's Keeper(My Sister's Keeper)

    The Fairy Code(The Da Vinci Code)

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  54. Well we can't wait to see your top 5, we have to narrow down "summer 2011"!

    The Fairy Diet - (The Dukan Diet)
    The Innocent Fairy- (The Innocent Man)
    Lone Fairy- (Lone Survivor)
    The Essential Writings of Dulcie O'Neil- (The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson)
    Mission Netherworld- (Mission Earth)
    The Good Fairy- (The Good Soldier)
    The Door into Dulcie- (The Door into Summer)

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  55. Three men and a fairy.....three men and a baby
    Fairy in a fairyland....stranger in a strange land
    Fairies who run with the Loki ...women who run with the wolves
    Call of the Loki ... Call of the wild
    Flight of the fairy ... Flight of the phoenix
    That darn Loki ...that darn cat
    A knight to remember.... An affair to remember
    This is too much fun!

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  56. Romeo and Dulcie (Romeo and Juliet)
    :)

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  57. Far From the Netherworld Crowd (Far From the Madding Crowd-Thomas Hardy)

    A Tomb With a View (A Room With a View- Virginia Wolf)

    Where Demons Fear to Tread ( Where Angels Fear to Tread- E M Forster)

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  58. I came up with a few good ones:

    -If you Give a Fairy some Dust (If You Give a Mouse a Cookie)
    -How the Loki Stole Christmas (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)
    -Where the Wicked Things Are (Where the Wild Things Are)
    -The Little Fairy That Could (The Little Engine That Could)
    -Wish You Were Were (Wish You Were Here)
    -The Witch-Proof Suit (The Bitch-Proof Suit)
    -The Lady, or the Loki? (The Lady, or the Tiger?)

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  59. Hi All, I have so many suggestions now, that I'm going to close this contest. I have way more than 5 on my list! LOL
    Thank you to everyone and I'm going to put together a poll now!!!!
    Voting to begin soon!

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  60. Breakfast at Dulcie's Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Tender is the Knight Tender is the Night

    GHOUL WITHOUT A CAUSE Rebel Without a Cause

    Shoot i guess im too late. tlc_connard@hotmail.com

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