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Which is Better?

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Re: Which is Better?

Postby mammamaia » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:45 am

for adult fiction, just numbers, since that's the norm...

for children's chapter books and some non-fiction, titles are more appropriate...
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Re: Which is Better?

Postby Christopher Sly » Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:26 pm

I would agree with those who think that numbers are better for fiction unless you have a strong enough reason. My last novel was based on the Hero's Journey template by Joseph Campbell and I used each stage as a Chapter header along with a blurb about it from Campbell, but for my first two novels I used numbers.
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