Many couples imagine a fairy tale-esque wedding followed by a wedding night to remember.

And many do end up with a Big Day to remember, but perhaps not quite in the way they'd imagined.

Romance novelist Valerie Bowman asked her fellow writers to share some of their best wedding stories -- but dont think steamy; think funny. Click through the slideshow below to see some of the most outrageous stories, and then check out USA Today for the full list of wedding disasters.

Loading Slideshow...
  • Via <a href="http://books.usatoday.com/happyeverafter/post/2012-09-25/valerie-bowman-secrets-of-a-wedding-night-author-secrets/847118/1">USA Today</a>

  • Via <a href="http://books.usatoday.com/happyeverafter/post/2012-09-25/valerie-bowman-secrets-of-a-wedding-night-author-secrets/847118/1">USA Today</a>

  • Via <a href="http://books.usatoday.com/happyeverafter/post/2012-09-25/valerie-bowman-secrets-of-a-wedding-night-author-secrets/847118/1">USA Today</a>

  • Via <a href="http://books.usatoday.com/happyeverafter/post/2012-09-25/valerie-bowman-secrets-of-a-wedding-night-author-secrets/847118/1">USA Today</a>

  • Via <a href="http://books.usatoday.com/happyeverafter/post/2012-09-25/valerie-bowman-secrets-of-a-wedding-night-author-secrets/847118/1">USA Today</a>

Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost Weddings on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.