Tag: Titles

  • Ten To One Author Interview – Simon Fairbanks

    Ten To One Author Interview – Simon Fairbanks

      Iain is currently acting as editor and cat-herder-in-chief on a collaborative novel with TEN (count them, TEN) writers. A contemporary story set in a tacky British seaside resort, the Ten To One novel will follow ten characters whose lives intersect that of a mysterious old man…   We thought we’d ask those ten writers […]

  • Judging a book by its cover: The title (2)

    Back in January, Heide and I, still in search of a title for our novel gathered all the suggested title together – the good, the bad, the mad, the inspired – and put them to our blog followers in a survey. The results are below and they present a combination of the expected and the […]

  • Vote for your favourite book title

    As of this week, our collaborative ‘Clovenhoof’ novel is half completed and we still don’t have a proper name for it. But not for much longer! We’d like YOU to pick the title of our novel. We’ve been given a plethora of possible titles by people who’ve read sample chapters of the novel and we’d […]

  • Judging a book by its cover: The title

    Names are important. They shouldn’t be but they are. In their brilliant book, Freakonomics, US authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner compile top ten lists of children’s names that are most likely to indicate low income backgrounds and low academic achievement. For example, the top five boy’s names that indicate low income and […]