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Old May 2 2013, 08:05 PM   #18
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Re: David Gerrold's The Star Wolf

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I'm aware of the origin of the title, and never understood why he didn't change it.
Sometimes a writer falls in love with a title before or during writing, and even though it doesn't fit by the end of the process they don't want to change it.

I keep trying to hang the word "Apocryphon" on stories, but it never sticks.
Well, yes. I've loved a number of titles for work I've created, but always changed them if they didn't fit. Besides, you just save that great title for another story! I pitched a script to TNG titled "None So Noble" and I'll eventually use that title somewhere because I like it so much.
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