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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-24-05 01:20 PM
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41. thanks!
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  -Do I need a title before writing a book? karlrschneider  Sep-23-05 11:59 PM   #0 
  - I am not a writer but I think that you just need to start writing  question everything   Sep-24-05 12:02 AM   #1 
  - write and the title will come to you  knowbody0   Sep-24-05 12:02 AM   #2 
  - Absolutely not  Der Blaue Engel   Sep-24-05 12:03 AM   #3 
  - There are as many ways to write/start a book as there are books  melody   Sep-24-05 12:04 AM   #4 
  - Nope  BigMcLargehuge   Sep-24-05 12:04 AM   #5 
  - Just start writing...  Blue Belle   Sep-24-05 12:05 AM   #6 
  - don't forget there is a writer's forum here too  BigMcLargehuge   Sep-24-05 12:06 AM   #7 
  - I am embarrassed to admit I did not know that. THANK YOU!  karlrschneider   Sep-24-05 12:08 AM   #10 
  - the pleasure was mine  BigMcLargehuge   Sep-24-05 12:15 AM   #14 
     - I shall endeavor to make it readable.  karlrschneider   Sep-24-05 12:24 AM   #19 
  - Where is this writer's forum?  blogslut   Sep-24-05 01:04 AM   #29 
     - "forum categories" then "non political" then scroll down n/t  usnret88   Sep-24-05 08:47 AM   #38 
        - thanks!  blogslut   Sep-24-05 01:20 PM   #41 
  - Paul McCartney's working title for "Yesterday":  brentspeak   Sep-24-05 12:07 AM   #8 
  - Thanks everyone who replied! I guess I'll just start out from scratch.  karlrschneider   Sep-24-05 12:07 AM   #9 
  - I wrote a book  oneighty   Sep-24-05 08:34 AM   #36 
  - I heard Barabara Ehrenreich on the radio say that her publisher gives  1932   Sep-24-05 12:10 AM   #11 
  - but, and I'm not joking....  flowomo   Sep-24-05 12:12 AM   #12 
  - I keep remembering an old joke about 'headlines'  karlrschneider   Sep-24-05 12:30 AM   #21 
     - ha! don't recall hearing it and I've been in the news biz a long time  flowomo   Sep-24-05 12:32 AM   #23 
  - I suspect you need to have a story to tell first... just guessing.  MazeRat7   Sep-24-05 12:14 AM   #13 
  - That is something that has always baffled me...writing a song  karlrschneider   Sep-24-05 12:32 AM   #22 
     - It never happens the same way twice.  MazeRat7   Sep-24-05 12:45 AM   #26 
  - Nope  charlie   Sep-24-05 12:15 AM   #15 
  - Go find a copy of:  philarq   Sep-24-05 12:16 AM   #16 
  - No, You Need a Great Theme  rwenos   Sep-24-05 12:16 AM   #17 
  - there are no rules for writing  garybeck   Sep-24-05 12:20 AM   #18 
  - ok, so what was the title?  flowomo   Sep-24-05 12:25 AM   #20 
  - Well, it will be non-fiction...I lack the imagination to write fiction.  karlrschneider   Sep-24-05 12:37 AM   #25 
  - Stephen King's 'On Writing' is Excellent!  cynatnite   Sep-24-05 12:35 AM   #24 
  - no you don't need a title first. but you do need inspiration and maybe  orleans   Sep-24-05 12:46 AM   #27 
  - No, You just need a beginning, a middle and a good ending. The title  radwriter0555   Sep-24-05 12:47 AM   #28 
  - Never a writer, but an avid reader....  obxhead   Sep-24-05 01:12 AM   #30 
  - Yeah, I see what you mean. The story shouldn't have to conform to  karlrschneider   Sep-24-05 01:16 AM   #31 
     - good luck.  obxhead   Sep-24-05 01:22 AM   #32 
  - any working title will do..then you can change it later  WearyOne   Sep-24-05 08:20 AM   #33 
  - just write.  genevat   Sep-24-05 08:22 AM   #34 
  - the publisher will give you the title  pitohui   Sep-24-05 08:27 AM   #35 
  - with a first book, imo, it is better just to write the thing  melody   Sep-24-05 01:14 PM   #39 
  - Write.  Bernardo de La Paz   Sep-24-05 08:38 AM   #37 
  - Can go either way. I often do the titles first, but many friends who write  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-24-05 01:16 PM   #40 

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