Choosing the best title for your ebook

Fascinating piece of research for urban fantasy authors.

The Write Stuff

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I know this is excerpt week, but I’m putting the finished touches on the first draft of my newest novel (on sale during preorder for 99 cents!)…which means that none of that book is ready for prime time and my head refuses to think of anything else. So I hope you’ll get something out of this title-choosing post instead.

Of the three-legged stool of title, blurb, and cover, my current book’s title gave me the most trouble. And I’ve also realized, from watching my own reading habits, that a book’s title has a big responsibility even after the text is bought. If a reader has a stuffed black and white kindle (like I do) and a bad memory, then title is the one last shot a book has for pulling itself out of the sea of other books and making someone choose to read the first page. (Yes…

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3 comments

  1. You are the ever busy beaver. But thanks for sharing this insightful post. 🙂

    1. And now, back to writing… 😉

      1. I envy you, I’d love to be back there too. 🙂

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