The title has always been one of the hardest parts of the story for me. It would be number 4 only to the first sentence, the last sentence, and letting anyone read it.
NaNoWriMo–National Novel Writing Month, aka November–is swiftly approaching, meaning I will need a title for my novel. And somehow I think “The Cousin’s Reply” won’t do it. Great title for a document. Awful title for a sequel.
The only people I’ve met who seem to have no trouble coming up with clever titles are my students. Apparently, the sixth grade mind is more capable in this area than a twenty-something.
But since my sixth graders already have enough writing assignments (and since you might not have sixth graders to help you at all), I decided to look for some websites with some help. Here are some of the more amusing/useful.
Not that Avitanor’s Winter is any better for me. Especially since there is no Avitanor in the story. And it takes place in summer… but c’est la vie. At least it’s somewhere to start.