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Suggest an alternative title?

Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 05 Dec 2017, 07:26

Given the themes of the book, was the title misleading? Would a different one be better?

My suggestion: Swinging by the South Pacific.

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Post by Christina O Phillips » 05 Dec 2017, 11:20

Yes, the title was soo misleading!
I like your suggestion! I will have to try and think of another.

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Post by Mjgarrison » 06 Dec 2017, 09:05

Finding myself

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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 06 Dec 2017, 10:20

Mjgarrison wrote:
06 Dec 2017, 09:05
Finding myself
Good one!

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Post by Momiji1987 » 06 Dec 2017, 19:17

Having not read this book, the title sounds like a futuristic adventure story. I see from other threads it's got a lot of explicit stuff in the book. I wouldn't expect that from the title. I'd call it something that reflects the content. Maybe 30th Century: Lovescapes lol.

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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 07 Dec 2017, 04:54

Momiji1987 wrote:
06 Dec 2017, 19:17
I'd call it something that reflects the content. Maybe 30th Century: Lovescapes lol.
You're right, lovescapes would fit! One reason the title is misleading is that very little of the action actually takes place in the 30th century.

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Post by Stapes » 09 Dec 2017, 13:23

ButterscotchCherrie wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 04:54
Momiji1987 wrote:
06 Dec 2017, 19:17
I'd call it something that reflects the content. Maybe 30th Century: Lovescapes lol.
You're right, lovescapes would fit! One reason the title is misleading is that very little of the action actually takes place in the 30th century.
I like it as well. Seems to be a more accurate title :D

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Post by Scerakor » 13 Dec 2017, 08:29

As the actual "Escape" from the 30th century was over within the first chapter, I have a tendency to agree. Is "Back to the future" taken? How about ... "Surviving in the past"?

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Post by Sasha Walker » 13 Dec 2017, 14:10

Haha! Well then since just a little bit was in the 30th century it can be "Escaping the 30th Century and then moving on with the rest of the book"

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Post by meowhollymeow » 13 Dec 2017, 14:30

“Escaping, returning. A journey through the heart.”

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Post by Bancroft » 14 Dec 2017, 00:46

I have number of titles to suggest like the great one, the strong one and many like these

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Post by Frenjie » 14 Dec 2017, 03:38

The word "escape" somewhat depicts negativity. If I would suggest an alternative title, it will be "30th Century: A Journey to the Past" if that would make sense.
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Post by Dystopiancitzn » 24 Dec 2017, 11:27

The Journey. :)

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Post by docfatima » 26 Dec 2017, 01:41

I didn't like the book and one the reasons is the title was misleading.
I cant think of a good title right now. Will submit it once I get an idea.
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Post by cherryalakei » 28 Dec 2017, 17:55

If I were titling it, I'd go with something like "Heros" or "We Could Be Heros", "A Hero In Time", or given the explicitness of the book, "The Lonely Hero" lol

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