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Offline BrwnEyedGirl

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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2011, 07:49:43 AM »
Tabris,

I was actually thinking about that same thing!  I agree that "tooth and nail" didn't exactly fit.  I was considering titlting it "Tooth and Claw" or "Blood and Fangs" I haven't decided yet.  HOWEVER, I know I am also a pain but I was thinking about another title.

"Primal Vengeance"

Yes / No /Maybe So?

As always thanks for participating everyone!
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2011, 08:38:31 AM »
It's YOUR novel. YOU get to decide the title -- by definition, the author in search of a title can never be a pain. LOL!

"Primal Vengeance..."  It sounds like an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.  ???  It kind of works, but I'm not sure it feels unique-ish. (Critics of titles are, by definition, a pain. Sorry.) See what the other people say.

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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2011, 04:58:20 PM »
LOL!  Tabris you crack me up.

I really appreciate all that you have done for me.  I can never thank you enough.  I don't consider you a pain, I consider you my fairy Query mother.   :emb2:  But I am going to keep working towards a title that isn't generic.  [HAH I am totally reaching for the stars with that one.] 

I am going to post the first couple of revised pages of my Urban in the query section if you want to take a look.  Until then, thanks as always!  :up:
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2011, 05:38:30 PM »
I am totally ready to pull my hair out.  :'(

There are some of the titles I came up with....again.  Please vote for your favorite or come up with one of your own.

To give you a better idea of the story I am using the query for this story.  Courtesy of Tabris.  :up:

With her life in jeopardy, Aubrielle Brahams can either run or fight back. She chooses to fight -- with fangs and claws bared.

Ten years ago, Aubrielle fell in love with the wrong man. When he bit her, she abandoned her life as a human and joined a pack of human-preying Lycans, but she didn’t understand what it would mean to be different.  Derrick Malcolm, the cunning alpha male of the human preying pack took her in, and taught her what it meant to be a Lycan -- taught her all the wrong ways.  And after years of blood, death, and dealing with the bizarre deaths surrounding her lying boyfriend she’s had enough.  Now she sees the truth, and things were going to change.  Permanently. 

When Aubrielle saves the life of a human child, she ends up killing Derrick in the struggle.  His twin brother vows for revenge.  Now the target of a ruthless killer, Aubrielle must constantly look over her shoulder, sniffing the air for his scent.  But now, hidden in the city and trying to overcome her desire for human flesh, she must forge a new "normal" life while evading the killer who's sure to seek vengeance.


As always thanks in advance.

1. Paint in Blood
2. The Red Morning
3. The Hunger She Knows
4. The Craving
5. The Mirror of Fate
6. Bood Beginnings
7. Crimson Conflict or Veneance
8. Dangerous Muse
9. Deadly Intrigue
10. The Devil's Dawn
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2011, 11:04:55 PM »
Red Morning...I like this one. Blood and Fangs is good too.
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #20 on: May 08, 2011, 06:28:18 AM »
Ravening Heart.

THe word "Ravening" came to me this morning and I thought, that's a cool one for this story.

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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #21 on: May 08, 2011, 09:42:18 AM »
Ravening Heart.

THe word "Ravening" came to me this morning and I thought, that's a cool one for this story.


OOO I like this one too! And I think it fits the story.
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #22 on: May 09, 2011, 07:03:25 AM »
 :eek:!!  OMG I love that title!

I knew I could count on my query God mother! LOL!  But last night, I was discussing titles....again with my sister.  We came up with one that we both liked.

Tooth and Nail(s)

But now that I saw the one you suggested I like them both!  :'(

Which do you think???  As always THANKS SO MUCH! <3
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #23 on: May 09, 2011, 07:27:11 AM »
Dwell on them. Roll them around in your head. Say them out loud. Google them. Live with them. Write them both on your manuscript. Sketch the covers in crayon on a sheet of scrap paper. Fall in love, and marry that one. Even if it's not something that's already been suggested.

It's YOUR book. You get to bestow its first name.  :wag: :inocent:

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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #24 on: May 09, 2011, 05:30:35 PM »
Yay!  After a tiresome four days of thinking I am finally happy with Blood and Nails.   :yes:

I think it fits to gore and the lycan parts of my story perfectly. 

Thank you guys so so much for all your help!   :up: :up:
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #25 on: May 09, 2011, 09:03:10 PM »
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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #26 on: May 10, 2011, 07:58:24 AM »
Elizafaith13,

Thank you so very much for helping!  I couldn't ask for a better set of helpers.  You guys are so nice   :( 


THANKS EVERYONE!!
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Tattered Memories - Finished - 60,000 Paranormal Romance Young Adult - Partial Out - May 05, 2011

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Re: Urban Fantasy Title [Help Needed!]
« Reply #27 on: May 24, 2011, 07:13:04 AM »
Google them.
and look for it in amazon.com -see if there's a book with that name, or similar names.
If there isn't- you have something original.