Video: How to Write a Great Title for Your Book

Lots of classic novels started out with very different titles. How much do you think their titles helped with their enduring popularity?

Would Of Mice and Men still be read in English classes if Steinbeck had kept his working title of Something That Happened? Would Pride and Prejudice be Jane Austin’s most popular work today if it had been titled First Impressions? 

A good title should arouse your curiosity and be memorable. How do you craft the perfect title for your book? Here are several tips to get you started: