It was clear in my contract that the publishers had the final say on the title of the book, but since my editor had said from the start that she thought the title was a good one, I never anticipated the change.
I gulped when she called proposing it, but within seconds loved it.
The new title, ‘This Other Island’, has a good ring to it; fits the story and, is shorter – more snappy. Yes. I love it.
It’s always interesting to hear how others see and interpret your story – what it brings up for them.
My expertise is writing, and it’s great to have another expert help with finding the best title for your story.
Working on the next novel in my two-book deal, I have a working title, which I am not attached to. I am focusing on telling the story I want to tell and keeping an open mind about what the title will finally be.
Kind of exciting really, like anticipating a
If you read and enjoy 'This Other Island',
please let me know.
Happy reading and thanks for taking the
time to read my post!