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Crafting a title for your novel can be as painful as birthing it in the first place. Well, maybe not as painful as writing the synopsis, but it’s up there on the pain scale. However, help is here.
One of the most popular and effective writing coaches from the Pacific Northwest, Elizabeth Lyon has a new affordable booklet out about:
Crafting Titles: Find a unique title that captures the essence of your novel and makes a lasting impression is booklet #2 in a series on fiction craft by editor-author Elizabeth Lyon. She analyzes classic and contemporary fiction, from all genres, decoding the mysterious process of finding a best title. Lyon explains when to consider a character name, place, date, theme, image, quotation, or word pattern. e-book: $2.99, paperback $3.99. 74 pgs. Booklet #1 is Writing Subtext: How to craft subtext that develops characters, boosts suspense, and reinforces theme. Check it out. And if you have the opportunity to ever attend an Elizabeth Lyon class, workshop or course, DO!
Booklet #1 and Booklet #2, with all links in one place can be found at Elizabeth Lyon’s website.
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