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Building Character Names

Where do you get names for your characters? Some of us find them in phone books. Some of us find them in name guides, and we make them up. 73 more words

Character Names

How did you determine what to name your characters? Did the names just pop into your head? Did you change the names often? Did you look up their meanings? 248 more words

Julaina Kleist-Corwin

Character Names - Pax and Natala

It’s the most wonderful time of year, according to the famous song. And since it’s the most wonderful time of the year, I thought I’d share some wonderful character names that are perfect for Christmas stories.  134 more words


Getting The Name Right

There is a great deal in a name. Getting the right name for your characters is a tricky business. When I am writing, names sometimes come to me completely out of the blue, other times I tend to struggle to find the name that best suits a particular character. 554 more words

December 2014

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