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Choosing a Book Title by Mind Map: Choosing a Book Title
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Choosing a Book Title

YOUR TITLE: THE CRITICAL, KEY INGREDIENT

Title MUST grab their attention

Consider that 87% of books are written for women. MUST write for women and have titles for women.

MUST learn how to write and test your titles

The title has to be heart-centered and the sub-title has to be brain-centered.

Remember: “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time or tools to write.” by Stephen King.

The first step in choosing a title is to create a list as long as you can, and continue building it forever, of powerful, intriguing, compelling titles that you could pursue.

TRIGGERING TITLES

List of powerful, compelling, intriguing titles! These are several great strategies to help you get started:

TITLE RULES TO LIVE BY

Titles are almost everything

Book titles will make or break your books.

You have to begin at the end and make your title compelling.

Listen to the Experts

To be successful in your title writing, you must immerse yourself into thinking that you are going to master being a title maker.

Dig deep.

Be Consistent.

INSIDER TIPS

Your goal is to continually write titles forever

DIFFERENT ZONES OF WRITING

1. Biography

2. Curiosity

3. Conversational

4. Contrarian (or shock-value)

5. Controversial

6. Humorous

7. How To

8. Intriguing

9. Inspirational

10. Money

11. Paradoxical

12. Political

THE EFFECTS OF IMAGES ON YOUR TITLE AND BOOK COVER

Images can profoundly affect the fi rst impression of your book on potential buyers, either positively or negatively.