Sometimes the title is all you need

Ever run into a work whose title tells you all you need to know about the work? Snakes on a Plane, an album titled “Greatest Hits” or “Live!” or John Dies At The End.

Of course, there’s still surprises, the title cannot communicate the entirety of the work, but sometimes the title tells you the big picture of the work succinctly.

With the right title, an audience can know if the work is a perfect fit or not. I found one recently that turned out to be a perfect fit for me: Dracula vs. Hitler by Patrick Sheane Duncan.

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