How to Come Up with the Perfect Book Title – by C.S. Lakin…

on Live Write Thrive:

Struggling with coming up with the perfect title for your book? You’re not alone. In few words, you have to catch the interest of potential readers and, hopefully, get them excited to read your book.

It’s not easy! But there are obvious and practical considerations that will help you in this endeavor.

We’ve all heard the saying “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” But, truth is, people dojudge a book by its cover. Authors well know that a cover can make or break a book release.

A badly designed or unappealing cover will influence a potential reader’s decision to even glance at a book, never mind buy it. This is especially true when an author doesn’t have star name recognition.

Another saying comes to my mind: “A picture speaks a thousand words.” Covers that are evocative, portray symbolic or beautiful imagery, are aesthetically appealing in their design draw readers in for a closer look. If self-published authors have learned anything about success in the competitive book marketplace, it’s how crucial a great book cover is.

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3 thoughts on “How to Come Up with the Perfect Book Title – by C.S. Lakin…

  1. When it came to selecting a title for my debut YA Paranormal romance, I kept on summarizing the storyline until I got left with just enough words for the title. The title I wound up with was “I Kissed a Ghost.”
    I’ve done the same thing for all of my endeavors; regardless ot the genre.

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