If you’ve ever queried a novel (tried to find a literary agent who’s excited enough about it to represent you), you’ve probably agonised over comp titles.
Now I can say “me too”.
What are comp titles?
Comp titles are books that are similar to your book in some way and are either supposed to tell agents the vibe of your book or tell editors how many copies they’ll be able to sell.
Depending on who you ask, comp titles should be books–or movies or TV series (or definitely not movies or TV series)–that:
* are less than five years old, less than two years old, less than ten years old, or not so new no one knows themContinue reading “Fantasy novel trends not to follow”