09/25/2012 05:39 pm ET

Wedding Disaster Stories From Romance Novel Authors

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.

Romance Authors' Wedding Night Secrets

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