Thursday, February 17, 2011

HÉLÈNE BOUDREAU'S Title My Next Books Contest!

Ready to give the next two Mermaids books their titles? The contest is open NOW!


1. You must be a registered member of the Write On! forums. (Click here to join.)
2. You must be a follower of this blog (see side bar).
3. Come up with the FUNNIEST, CLEVEREST titles for books 2 and 3 in the Mermaids trilogy as you can. Leave them IN THE COMMENT BOX BELOW.
4. You may enter as many times as you'd like!
5. Keep your entries PG, please.
6. I will close the comment box at the end of the day tomorrow (Friday). Ms. Boudreau will choose the winner and I will announce it on Monday.

The prize: A book-plate signed copy of Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings!

On your mark....get set....



  1. Real Mermaids Don't Eat Tuna
    Real Mermaids Don't Fear Diving Boards

    Real Mermaids Don't Wear Seashells
    Real Mermaids Don't Play Marco Polo

  2. Great. Now these are going to be popping into my head for the rest of the day...

    Real Mermaids Don't Work at Sea World
    Real Mermaids Don't Need Snorkels

  3. I can only think of one right now and it's:
    Mermaids don't sing Country music
    It popped into my head and made me laugh so I thought I'd put it down here :)

  4. I loved this book! Great characters and quirky dialogue. Loved the premise too!

    Real Mermaids Don't Date Vampires

    or maybe they do in the next book. Not sure.

    Love the contest. I've also got one on my site right now for lots of debut Elevensie books!

  5. Real Mermaids Don't Need Floaties
    Real Mermaids Don't Wear Goggles

    Love the contest. :)


  6. Real Mermaids Live In A Pineapple Under The Sea.
    Real Mermaids Originate From Bikini Bottoms.



  7. Oops I was reading the comments over and I realized that mine was supposed to be
    Real Mermaids don't sing Country music. :)
    And I thought of a new one!
    Real Mermaids don't play volleyball

  8. Real Mermaids Swim Faster Than Michael Phelps.
    Real Mermaids Make Fake Mermaids Look Lame.


  9. Hey TerryLynn! Make sure you follow the blog so your entry is eligible for voting.

    Also? Would you mind posting the Elevensies link? :)


  10. Real Mermaids Don't Need Diving Lessons.
    Real Mermaids Don't Get Pedicures.



  11. Real Mermaids Don't Wear Ankle-Socks..Or Socks At All For That Matter.
    Real Mermaids Have Big Feet...Not.


  12. Fun Contest!

    Book 2: Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Skinny Jeans

    Book 3: Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Prom Dresses
    or Real Mermaids Don't Wear High Heels

  13. Book 2: Real Mermaids Know How To Dougie
    Book 3: Real Mermaids Ride Sea Ponies

  14. Haha! You guys are cracking me up with these entries! I guess I should add that I can't promise to actually *use* the winning entry as my official title but I hope you're all having fun coming up with them. I know I'm enjoying reading them! Keep 'em coming!

  15. Real Mermaids Swim in the Deep End
    Real Mermaids Don't Need Surf Boards

    Real Mermaids Don't Like Sushi
    Real Mermaids Don't Join Swim Teams

  16. Real Mermaids Don't Need Bikini Bottoms
    Real Mermaids Don't Wear Sunscreen