The title for my current WIP is The Parable of Isma. It’s about a prince who must find a way to defeat the sorceress who placed a curse on him before she destroys his family and the whole sultanate in the process. It’s high fantasy set in a Middle Eastern/South Asian kind of world.
The thing is, I’m torn between two titles now. The Parable of Isma, though a mouthful, is the first title I thought of and it ties in with the story’s opening scene, where a young man is telling a little girl about Isma’s deeds. I’ve come up with a new title, Lazari,which means lion in their language and is Isma’s pet name given to him by his deceased mother. It ties in with a lot of other things: courage, self-discovery, the works. PLUS Lazari would look pretty cool on a cover with a lion on it. XD
Help a fellow writer out? Opinions on both titles are welcome!
- The Parable of Isma