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The Terrible Titler: Birth of a Superhero – Elle Hill

I recently discovered I possess a heretofore unacknowledged talent: devising truly awful book titles. I don’t want to brag or anything, but I came up two, maybe three dozen atrocious titles for the book I submitted to a publishing house. Naming … Continue reading

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Creating a Tantalizing Book Title

You know that saying, “It’s all in a name”? It’s true for book titles. You’ll come up with a story line and then . . . a great title. Or, perhaps you have a title that pops into your head, … Continue reading

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How to Select the Right Title

Once I have the initial spark of an idea, I let it percolate for several days, sometimes longer, until the right words come to mind. Those two to six words often come with no warning and provide the starting signal … Continue reading

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Eleven Tips for Finding Your Book Titles by Catherine Castle

Eleven Tips for Finding Your Book Titles Titles. 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, … Continue reading

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Leaves

Autumn leaves are falling . . . It’s a pity that story titles don’t fall from trees as readily as leaves. For me, coming up with a story title has parallels to finding one beautiful, brightly colored, blemish-free leaf of … Continue reading

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Barking Cows

Everyone knows cows don’t bark. But… … The notion hung on the threshold of my mind all day. I couldn’t shake it from the dream that woke me where I saw the two calves at a fence, heads raised, and … Continue reading

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