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To the boy who mocked me: Thank you. You made me try ten times harder and now I’m great at it.

To the girl who left me alone: Thank you. 192 more words

A Rose by Any Other Name Stinks!

When I begin working on a new book, I must come up with names for my characters while I profile each one and determine what actions they will take within the story. 719 more words

An Authors Thoughts

Things Pokemon names might be based on (Part 1)

1.Mew and Mewtwo:Well these two Pokemon are based on cats.Cats say Meow,Now take the O from Meow.You get Mew.It’s that simple.And Mewtwo is like a second version of Mew so just add two to Mew.You get Mewtwo. 244 more words

פרשת ויצא

Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older one was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel

It is taught in the Midrash (Kohelet Rabah 7:3) 629 more words


What's In A Name ?

What’s in a name ?  According to The Bard, a rose would have the same effect on our olfactory senses no matter what it’s called. With all due apologies, Sir Shakespeare, I disagree with you. 903 more words


Townscaping: Naming Your Fake Town


About nine months ago, I wrote a post about creating your own fake town.  To this day, it’s one of the most actively read posts on my blog – people are still finding me via that post.   863 more words

SleepyDragon1320 reblogged this on Sleepy Book Dragon and commented:

I find naming things very difficult and I can't be the only one so here's a post to help.

How to Create Your Own Fake Town

So one of the things I’m a fan of in novels is the “fake town.”  Also known as the “fictional city,” the “imaginary inlet,” or the “hypothetical hot spot.”  Or maybe I’m the only one who thinks of them like that?  1,321 more words

SleepyDragon1320 reblogged this on Sleepy Book Dragon and commented:

This is well worth a read if you need help on creating a setting for your story. US-centric but definitely helpful.