Life in the Slow Lane

Contemplating life, faith, words, and memories

Choosing the Title for Your Memoir — July 8, 2015

Choosing the Title for Your Memoir

Many of you have been through this process, and you have traversed it with great success. For those of us who are first-timers, the journey to a title is a bit more cumbersome.


How do you decide from all the ideas?

Everyone seems to have a suggestion, but do they fit? Unlikely at best.

Do you flip a coin? Heads or tail? This never worked for me.

Ask your followers online? They support and encourage you. Perhaps this is the best place to start.

I have a list of three potential titles for my memoir. Now I’m down to this short list that started with several more. The only advice I’ve sought until now has been from my husband and a couple of avid reading friends.

Now I want your input! Here’s a short, very short survey asking your opinion. If you receive my newsletter, you may have already taken it. Forgive the duplication. If you don’t receive my newsletter, here’s your opportunity to weigh in:

Survey no longer available.

Thank you for taking the time to read this post and take the survey. If you have any card tricks or suggestions for finding the right title for a book, please let us all know by leaving comments below.

Survey + Responses = Findings — February 5, 2015

Survey + Responses = Findings

Survey logo or iconA few posts back I submitted a survey for your responses. In order to ascertain what your readers want, you must do something which takes you outside your comfort zone. And this exercise did that for me.
Asking you, my faithful readers, to take time out of your already busy days made me uncomfortable. I fight the time management battle myself.

To expose my blog and myself to your critiquing did not help my nerves by asking you to respond to a survey.

But I did it! And you responded! Today I’d like to share with you what I learned and how I plan to use the information your responses provided. Continue reading

Seeking Input from My Followers — January 13, 2015

Seeking Input from My Followers


As I move ahead into 2015, I want to make sure that I’m providing my followers with the best I have to offer.

To assess whether I have improvements to make or you have suggestions for better content and appearance, I am asking you to complete a short survey. Your input will be taken into consideration as 2015 unfolds here.

Feel free to leave any comments you have in the space below.

Thanks so much for providing answers to my questions and taking the time to do so.

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