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The name is…Hynrair Laithugz

I wrote this post for another website. It generated some interest, so I’m re-blogging it here.
Don’t you want to wince at the name in the title? 576 more words

Olga Godim

__coming up with creative character names

It can be hard to come up with creative character names. I think the funniest character name I came across was Stephanie Myer’s protagonist in ‘The Host’. 25 more words


Character Names

I have been giving a lot of thought recently to character names, and how they stick with readers for years after the final page of a book is closed.  376 more words

Oh, look. It's what's his name, from wherever it was...

You guessed it. In my journey of writing this book I feel like the next stop will be coming up with a main character or characters for this story. 163 more words

Become An Author

Naming Characters

Naming characters—always fun and absolutely fundamental to your story. You may craft a character in your mind, but you don’t know who he or she is until they’re named. 656 more words

totiltwithwindmills reblogged this on totiltwithwindmills and commented:

This is a useful site especially as we're in the midst of NaNoWriMo! I know at the moment I'm struggling with some naming difficulties. Mine is place names more than just character names, but name struggles are something everyone can relate to as a writer.

Character Names - Neve and Taran

The search is over! *celebrates* I’ve finally chosen my NaNoWriMo characters’ names. It was a close call this year because I settled on my female MC’s name two days before NaNo started! 275 more words


A spoiler-free list of characters in Demons/The Devils/The Possessed, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Or, at least, as close to being free from spoilers as I can manage while still giving some description of the characters and their relationships. The names used most frequently are in… 733 more words