Count It All What? On Titling My Novel
“The idea that a title could dissuade a reader was not something I had even considered.”
My first writing teacher rarely gave any practical advice. Instead he would offer gnomic (and ultimately useful) adages like: “The work is the prize,” and “Look for the gifts you’ve given yourself.” He never talked about the publishing world. In his view, it was best to pretend that agents and editors didn’t really exist, especially while drafting.
Count It All Joy—
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My book was set in an office cubicle in New York. How was I to benefit from being in this rugged mountain landscape?
I thought I was the exception to every rule about writing being a hard living. I got exactly what I deserved.