Chapter titles

Something Borne is doing–which I’m sure is done, but I can’t think of another time I’ve seen it–is giving each chapter a provocative title. I really like this idea and might try it out to see if it fits in any of my writings.

A chapter titled ‘what I found in [character’s] room’ for example, really makes you want to read that chapter, even if that is only part of what happens in the chapter, and maybe not even so important to the plot. It is a nice bit of intrigue to add–another way to spur the reader onward. Especially true when you have lots of short chapters, as Borne does.

More ideas to steal from VanderMeer!

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