Friday, May 21, 2021

Q&A with Wallace Stroby

From my Q&A with Wallace Stroby, author of Heaven's a Lie:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

I look at it as an invitation. It sets tone and mood, if nothing else. I always have a lot of titles on hand, but it’s never easy to find the right one for a particular project. Usually the best titles come to you immediately, as opposed to the ones you have to think over. As far as how much the title relates to the book, I don’t think that’s important. Readers will always make a connection on their own as to what it means, maybe not one you ever even imagined. They always bring...[read on]
Learn more about the author and his novels at the official Wallace Stroby website and The Heartbreak Blog.

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Q&A with Wallace Stroby.

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