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Q&A Changing a story's title to hint at story's meaning

I wrote a short story here http://zecountess.deviantart.com/art/Mirrors-440990952 whose ending explains everything that is narrated before. The feedback I got from my readers is varied, and none o...

0 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by Kuchiki Byakuya‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

Question short-story titles
#3: Initial revision by user avatar Kuchiki Byakuya‭ · 2019-12-08T03:26:19Z (about 3 years ago)
I wrote a short story here [http://zecountess.deviantart.com/art/Mirrors-440990952](http://zecountess.deviantart.com/art/Mirrors-440990952)

whose ending explains everything that is narrated before. The feedback I got from my readers is varied, and none of them are anywhere close to what I had in mind.

To paraphrase Umberto Eco, there is the book that the writer writes and the book that the reader reads.

As of now, I call it Mirrors. Would it be fair to change it to 'Psychomanteum' to nudge readers a little?

#2: Attribution notice added by user avatar System‭ · 2019-12-08T03:26:19Z (about 3 years ago)
Source: https://writers.stackexchange.com/q/10564
License name: CC BY-SA 3.0
License URL: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
#1: Imported from external source by user avatar System‭ · 2014-03-21T18:54:26Z (almost 9 years ago)
Original score: 0