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An Alphabet of Stereotypes

So, I was having a conversation with myself today about names, and I came across the name Summer. Summer. It’s a great word and a lovely name, but how many ways can you really slice a Summer? 926 more words

C. K. Brooke's 10 Secrets to Naming Fantasy Characters & Places

Seeing as readers so kindly seemed to enjoy my 21 Writing Tips, I thought I’d share a few more ideas I’ve learned along the way, with regards to naming places & characters in fantasy writing. 1,092 more words


This is what the 'M.' stands for, and here's why I use it

This blog was dead for about three months while I tried to work out a DNS conflict with my host. It’s back now only after I decided to throw in the towel and park it at WordPress. 248 more words


The Name Game

I don’t know how people pick names for their children, I can hardly stick with the same name for my blog for more than a year. 73 more words

Hello, My Name is Bunny.


After appearance and sometimes behaviour, names are one of the first things a person is judged on. During interviews, meeting friends, applying university, your name will follow you whatever you are doing: it is you. 723 more words


New Video: Treasure Fingers - Names feat. BOSCO

Well considering Vogue.com’s Culture Editor once worked for an uber-cool publication known as The Fader, of course he’d bring his flair over to the otherwise elite fashion bible. 27 more words


Pick a Name, Any Name (Well, Not Any Name)

For two years in the late 90s, Peter Hessler taught English in Fuling, China, as part of the Peace Corps. His experiences are the subject of his best-selling… 1,739 more words