Getting Your Book Published For Dummies
Book image
Explore Book Buy On Amazon

You'll get help from your agent or editor with composing a title that will help sell your book, but for your own knowledge (and when it's just you trying to find that agent or editor), use the tips in the following list to come up with a title with oomph:

  • Keep it brief

  • Imply a benefit

  • Crystallize a wish

  • Promise fulfillment

  • Create an "aha" for the reader

  • Be provocative

About This Article

This article is from the book:

About the book authors:

Sarah Parsons Zackheim has worked at William Morrow, Doubleday, and New York Times Books. She is the author or coauthor of three books, including Dress Your House For Success.

This article can be found in the category: