How to write a book title that will sell

Here’s a secret many writers don’t know before they get published: your book title might change after you sign a contract with a publisher. Depending on the publisher, you may or may not have a say in the final title. So don’t get attached to the working title!

That flowery, literary title you adore might get changed if your publisher’s marketing team doesn’t think it’ll sell the book. And if you’re self-publishing, you might think you can keep whatever title you love. But remember: your title has one job — to get people to read the book.

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