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Word Jedi
12-28-2009, 03:58 AM
I just typed The End on a 1700 word short story.
I know it won't really be the end. Not yet.
I need to let the story "cook" for a few days before I come back to it for some polishing.
My bad news is that I don't have a title!
Has anyone here ever finished a story without a title?

12-28-2009, 07:25 AM
I tend to find them in the story. Just let it stew a while and it will come.

12-28-2009, 09:14 AM

12-28-2009, 05:35 PM
I find the less I stress about titles, the easier they come.

12-28-2009, 06:26 PM
I'm terrible with titles (and names). It tends to be the very last thing I do. :)

12-29-2009, 09:15 AM
I'm writing my first book. Guess what? It doesn't have a title, yet. I'm also worried about finding a suitable title. Normally, I would derive my title from the book's theme. I haven't decided on a theme yet, too.
I'm a mess, lol.

Wayne K
12-29-2009, 09:19 AM
I have a book out to editors that only has a working title.

12-29-2009, 01:08 PM
Has anyone here ever finished a story without a title?Yep.

Got a shortie i'm starting edits on this week that doesn't yet have a title.

Jess Haines
12-30-2009, 12:49 AM
I rarely have a title in mind until sometime after I'm done writing the story.