Picking A Title For Your Novel

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The title is one of the most crucial things to your book’s success. It can draw readers in, or send them away, so it’s important you choose it carefully. These are the things to keep in mind when deciding the title of your book–the things I most considered when choosing the title for my novel, Outliers.

#1: Meaning

The title needs to mean something to your book. You aren’t going to name your book “Apple”, if it never mentions the fruit once, right? Choose a meaning that reflects your story well. Think about what important words, themes, and symbols are mentioned a lot in your book. For my novel, (to be published this summer!) one of the main reasons I chose the title Outliers, is that an Outlier is a number that stands out, and is often expelled from data. The protagonist and other characters with special abilities…

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  1. Hello BCB,

    Great point. Finding the right title is one of the hooks of a great book. One word status works, right?


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