You want readers, fans, and your potential audience to enjoy your book’s title. Alliteration can help that title roll off the tongue nicely. If your book’s title is memorable and fun or easy to say, people will talk about it.
Writer's Fun Zone by Beth Barany
What we call ourselves and our profession is often the psychological difference between accomplishing our goals and dreaming about them.
When it comes to claiming intellectual property rights, novelists and other authors need to file a copyright. This is a little easier than patents or trademarks, which require more extensive legal filings.
I find that if I’m too relaxed in my chair, slouching or sinking down, I automatically enter a relaxed state of mind, a kind of fuzziness that might momentarily aid the flexibility of my thoughts, but soon becomes a detriment to focus.
I know if we put as much effort into balancing the rest of the significant areas of our lives with our passion for writing, we’ll not only be terrific authors and leaders in the field, we’ll be more likeable, grounded, healthy, financially savvy, relaxed and happy. And shouldn’t that be the goal of our writing, to feel marvelously amazing? I know that’s my goal.
As we discussed the story problems, it became more clear that (at least some of) my problems stemmed from my heroine’s being too action-oriented and not detail-oriented enough. She was acting like a CIA clandestine operator, not a desk jockey bound by reports.
I started blogging about writing and fitness because I found that I felt most complete when I was active both creatively and physically.
Admit it: you kinda like being snowed in. We live fast-paced lives that sometimes move even faster when we leave our day jobs at night and take on the duties of our families and homes, so it can be nice to have a forced break from the daily grind.
As we caught up on each other’s lives, many of my cousins were surprised to learn I was a published author. Their initial reaction was unexceptional.“I didn’t know you were a writer! How long have you’ve been writing?”
So you finally did it. You just typed your last sentence on your first novel and the cursor silently blinks on next to the words “el fin”
Recently on LinkedIn, J.D. Gershbein, a global speaker and social branding specialist, raised the question, “Does a numbered step approach to titling a book have a positive effect on sales?”
Artist Entrepreneur: W for Web Site—The Artist’s Alphabet Guide to Writing About Your Art by Aletta de Wal
You could just launch into writing, but three steps in preparation will help you focus your writing.