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How to Title Your Novel (All Genres)

Titles shine a spotlight on the heart of the novel, directing readers’ attention to an important element that thematically ties the story together. For some writers, coming up with a title is even harder than writing the book itself! After analyzing a few hundred novels, I’ve noticed seven categories that might help you brainstorm ideas for a musical, memorable, and marketable title—one that sounds like poetry to the ear, that readers will easily remember, and that captures people’s attention.


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