Some authors have no difficulty coming up with titles for their stories. For many, it is the most enjoyable part. I imagine that is especially true for some romance writers, who revel in inventing titles with subtle (or not so subtle) double meanings!
Like writing blurbs, I give little thought or joy to the titles of my projects. At times, I wish I had chosen not to create unique chapter titles, instead using the generic 'Chapter Four.' I came up with The King's Sun after the book was completed. Loved it and went with it.
After floating a few ideas, I discovered absolutely no one liked my preferred title for The Brass Machine: Book Two. Apparently, The Dark Impetus sounded too much like ‘impotent.’ Decided instead to go with The King’s Fear. With an established naming scheme in place, I don't know if this will make titling the third book easier or harder!
Edits for The King's Fear should come back to me by this Friday. I've been pretty calm over the last couple of weeks, but the inevitable nervous anxiety is beginning to creep into my mind. I swing back and forth between 'improvement upon first novel' and 'it's trash, it's all trash, and I belong in the trash.'
In the meantime, I tried to relax. Maybe play a few games. After all, my PC's graphics card is capable of handing far more than a word processor. But then I discovered Scrivener. Now I'm 3,500 words into Book 3. Also completing a few revisions on The King's Sun, which include:
Persuaders mysteriously becoming repeaters halfway through the novel
Tics becoming ticks
Other lovely gems, like throne/thrown
I do highly recommend Scrivener. A bit of a learning curve, but it is an incredibly powerful tool that can assist with any writing project!