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Top Ten Tuesday: Fictional characters to name your pet after

The Broke and the Bookish “Top Ten Tuesday” theme is Freebie this week, which gives everyone a chance to write about anything they want. It’s a lot of fun to see what all the other bloggers comes up with on Freebie week, even though it can be tough to come up with a topic of my own. 276 more words


What's in a Name?

There has been correspondence in the national press recently about names. One gentleman called Atticus wrote of mixed feelings about his mother’s enthusiasm for To Kill a Mockingbird. 105 more words


Giving new life to extinct surnames

There are no more Spinsters.

That’s because, according to MyHeritage.com, the surname Spinster is extinct.

The last names Bread, MacCaa, Pussett, Puscat, Pussmaid, Bythesea, and Bytheseashore also are reported as being extinct as of 2011. 228 more words


16 May 2015: What's in a Gender Neutral Name

While writing my books, I’m always in search of good names to use.  I even have a list going of names I can draw on for my next book.  292 more words

Jennifer Geoghan

What's in a Name? More than you think.

It’s interesting how names come about in literature and other facets of life. Do you ever wonder how names come about in writing and whatnot? I read an interesting fact today. 552 more words

Adventures In Writing

Naming Conventions

What the hell is food porn doing on a my blog?  I’m glad you asked.

Well, I have run out of time today to make a witty entry. 70 more words

Question: What's in a name? Answer: Sometimes a lot.

Holden Caulfield. Harry Potter. Huckleberry Finn. Hannibal Lecter.

What do all these names have in common? (Besides all starting with the letter “H,” that is.) They are memorable. 508 more words