Archive for October, 2013


  1. Brainstorm possible titles – write down anything and everything that connects to your book idea. Get your friends to help.
  2. Look at your list and choose one
  3. Write it down at the top of a fresh piece of paper and brainstorm alternatives without referring to your first list.
  4. Style: try to create your own unique list of ‘frames’ to create titles – compare those in bookshops or Amazon.  Look for any other appropriate frames – more zingy – which will give you sales/marketing angles to suggest to your publisher. Eg 6 ways to . . ., How to . . . and stop . . . 
  5. Look at a Thesaurus – always look for the better word
  6. Test against global books in print with Google – test keywords/ test working title.

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