I Am Crap At Coming Up With Titles For Stories

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    And that is why most of my stories' titles are either a series of periods, one word, the beginning of the first sentence of my stories - all of which may or may not be accompanied by a smiley face The most difficult part of writing stories is coming up with titles.
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    Jan 22, 2009


    Yea, I think it's so hard to come up with good titles to my posts. I am never sure and once I have sat here and written the post I just want to finish! But debating on a title is a problem some times. Then there are times when I start with a title and then write the post. I...
    soulrunher soulrunher
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2013


    As you can see   Tends to be one word or a random little intro with dots...... Never ever related to the story usually I just can never think of title and usually get warning box that do not have a title when try and submit the story
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Sep 21, 2008


    its just to hard to think of something exciting and original especially after writing 1000 stories, the ideas just run out
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Sep 22, 2008

    I feel like the things I write don't need names.

    It's like adding a definition or a label to something that shouldn't have one, and in my opinion it kind of ruins the effect in a lot of ways. What I write is open to interpretation, and we all perceive stories and poems in our own different ways, so I think that adding a title...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris
    16-17, F
    May 24, 2015

    Some Of The Greatest Books Have Crappy Titles

    If it's any consolation, even the very best writers have trouble finding a suitable title for their work. Sometimes publishers come up with suggestions, though these can sometimes be worse than the original. Nowadays I'm sure most publishers would demand something snappier...
    Blimey1 Blimey1
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 18, 2009


    Go to my stories and see how many times mine have been called "I do" or "Yes" or have the word "Indeed" in them.   *sigh*
    deleted deleted
    Jan 19, 2009


    See! I can't do it! LOL
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid
    26-30, F
    Feb 6, 2009


    Have i made my point? What do you think?
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    5 Responses Jan 19, 2009

    Errr.. Yeahh... !

    I'm really not that great with think of titles from my stories.. so a lot of them end saying the same sort of things  :) I usually use a lot of .... all the time. Anyway.. the titles aren't THAT important.. So I don't really care lol.
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes
    18-21, F
    Oct 18, 2009


    I don't complicate things.  I take a few words from the Group title and make it my title. There's many group titles I like, hehe....creativity...  ;)
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Sep 22, 2011
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