Wednesday, June 6, 2018

EH? WHAT’S THAT YOU SAY?

This post is part of the monthly blog hop/therapy session      

known as the Insecure Writers Support Groupfounded by the one and only, Alex J. CavanaughIf you're a writer, insecure, or just supportive of writers—insecure or not—please join us. It happensthe first Wednesday of each month.It would be sweet of you to visit at least a dozen or so new blogs and leave a comment. Your words will be appreciated.The awesome co-hosts for the June 6 posting of the IWSG are Beverly Stowe McClure, Tyrean Martinson, Tonja Drecker, and Ellen @ The Cynica  Sailor!

June 6 question - What's harder for you to come up with, book titles or character names?


The easy part for me is character names...
Why? 
Because I hear voices...
In my head...
Many voices...
Some adult...                         
Some young adult...
Even angel voices...
Witches and demon voices...                          
Also sultry females,and grannies.
And they tell me their names.
Am I going crazy?
Nope...
It's just part of my writing process...
So, that’s the easy answer to today’s question.
So obviously, the harder answer is...
Book titles!
Coming up with a book’s title is agony!
So many options,only one will do...
Then imagining...
What the title will look like on the book...
Then making mock-ups...
Playing around with fonts, graphics, etc.
But then the hardest part?
Making up my mind. **sigh**
Wish my books could talk like my characters do.
Maybe we do but you’re not listening.
So?
Which one is harder for you?
And do your characters ever talk to you?

Always,
Em-Musing

5 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

There can be only one...
I'm with you on those book titles.

Crystal Collier said...

I used to struggle more with titles. Not so much lately. Maybe it's because I have a creative team of people to draw from and that calms my mind enough to just create?

L. Diane Wolfe said...

They don't talk to me but they do appear in my dreams sometimes.

Rosemary Johnson said...

Which are hardest for me? Titles always. Character names are easy!

Stephen Tremp said...

Let's hope all those voices do not charge a minimum hourly rate.