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June 6 question - What's harder for you to come up with, book titles or character names?
Prior to publication, I change the title of my manuscipts all the time. Other author's book titles are extremely catchy, and I can't seem to find that catchy hook, at least I don't think I do.
I enjoy coming up with character names. That is loads of fun for me.
I just finished editing my new manuscript for my agent and sent it back to her. And, typical for me, I sent her the wrong copy...duh!! But, I did finally send her the right copy. **fingerscrossed** that she likes it.
Besides editing, I haven't had any time to add any words to my WIP.
Do you have an insecurity this month? Do you have problems coming up with a title for your stories or characters?
Reassuring to hear I'm not the only one who finds other peoples titles way more exciting than my own!Sending good vibes for your agent to love the story.ReplyDelete
You sent her the wrong one - funny. At least you caught it.ReplyDelete
Titles are my struggle.
I'm glad you caught that you sent the wrong one. I'm sure that happens a lot, especially as we write more drafts of the same story.ReplyDelete
Congrats on sending your manuscript to your agent. I'm like you trying to come up with a good title.ReplyDelete
I find it so intriguing that you can change your title many times during the creation of a manuscript. For the first time ever, the MG script I'm working on suddenly wanted a different title than the one I'd created. Actually, the new title told me that the old title should move to book 3. It was a strange metamorphosis.ReplyDelete
LOL! That's a testament to how exhausted the brain is after an intense round of edits, eh? ;) I hope you're kicking back and celebrating with a wedge of your favorite cheese.ReplyDelete
Titles are the hardest for me too. It's fun naming characters! :) My fingers are crossed for you too.ReplyDelete
Don't you hate making silly mistakes like that! Glad you caught it in time and it must feel great to reach that point in the process.ReplyDelete
Titles are frequently the bane of my existence. Every once in a while they come to me, but usually it's a struggle.ReplyDelete
I agree. Book titles are crucial. It's what some reads first, even before your first line:)ReplyDelete
I hope your agent will like the manuscript - I'm sure she will! And good catch on the wrong copy. I can totally see myself doing something like that LOL.ReplyDelete
My insecurity list is too long this month to get into, so let's ignore it for now. Congrats on getting your work out there. I'm sure you agent will love it. :-)ReplyDelete
Anna from elements of emaginette
Woot on the editing! Hope it comes together well.ReplyDelete
Titles are sometimes harder to write than the story. I hope you and your editor had a good laugh about the mix-up.ReplyDelete
At least you caught that you'd sent the wrong copy!ReplyDelete
I struggle with names.ReplyDelete
My characters remain Mrs. B, Mr. X and Miss Y for a very long time.
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