Eleven Tips for Finding Your Book Titles by Catherine Castle

Eleven Tips for Finding Your Book Titles

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They are one of the most important parts of our books. Next to cover art, titles are the first things that catch a potential reader’s attention. It’s no wonder we spend hours, days, and sometimes even months searching for the right combination of words to crown our books. We labor over titles as if we were giving birth to twins. We create lists of titles, paring them down to what we think are the best ones, and even then we might change our minds. Some writers finish their whole books with a WIP (work-in-progress) title because they can’t come up with a title they feel is worthy enough.

So what’s an author to do when looking for that perfect title?

  • Consider finding your title before you start writing. Norman Mailer said this about picking book titles. “If you have…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; nevabrown-author@weebly.com . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at joneva@suddenlink.net
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One Response to Eleven Tips for Finding Your Book Titles by Catherine Castle

  1. Thanks for the reblog.

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