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Names from Guardians of the Galaxy

Before you proceed: Mild Spoilers Warning!

I went to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 last night.  I absolutely loved the first movie – the pacing, the soundtrack, and OMG did I mention the soundtrack?  860 more words

Baby Names

Ask Amanda: I have "Baby Name Regret," what now?

This edition of ASK AMANDA is a tough one. What do you do when you’ve already named your baby and then you change your mind? 714 more words

Names In The News

Who Named Me Susan?

Right now, I’m simultaneously submitting my Contemporary YA novel, Unleashed! to literary agents and publishers, editing Courting Disaster, and co-authoring Define Normal with three of my sisters.   311 more words

S. Cady Allred

Naming Characters

Welcome back, Arrowheads! Every author has different methods for naming their characters. Some prefer classic, safe names (Nicholas Sparks, for example), while others prefer unique and rarely used names (Sarah Dessen is an excellent example of this). 502 more words



Oh, hey! It’s another character naming post! (And here’s one I made earlier… *gestures like chef on cooking show*)

This time, it’s about naming difficulties I ran into while working on… 713 more words


Beatrix Potter Baby Names

Beatrix Potter was the author of many sweet classic children’s books featuring iconic animal characters such as Peter Rabbit and Samuel Whiskers. Below is a list of names obtained from her stories: 55 more words

Girl Names

What's in a name?

There are various ways of choosing names for your characters. For example calling them after someone you know, or perhaps a TV personality, film star, or even “collecting” names from gravestones, or consulting the Yellow pages and even the telephone directory… 440 more words