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What's in a name?

Naming fictional characters is fun, and a pain at the same time. Writing short fiction can really burn through names, but there are times I don't use them at all. 721 more words


What's in a Name?

Hello Lovelies,

The good news this week is that I have still been working on József and Anna’s story in “An Anguished Heart”. I may not have actually added any words to the manuscript in the last week, but I have been busy researching, it’s not procrastination this time, I swear! 758 more words


I need a name

Free Character Names

Marsha L. Walker  – American

1053 Stoney Lonesome Road
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Nicole Herzog – German

Potsdamer Platz 38
83504 Wasserburg

Germany… 66 more words


Author Confessions Round 9

I’m a panster when I write.  I don’t outline, don’t use storyboards, and don’t formula write. I have a sense of where I want to start and I know what direction I’m going, but I let my characters lead me there. 80 more words

Author Confessions

A Character By Any Other Name

Have you ever wondered how an author chooses the right name for their characters?  Is it just a matter of what sounds good?  Or does meaning play a part, or some deep, personal life experience?  1,122 more words

What a Difference a Week Makes

Well, it’s Jan 3rd and I’m already on the back foot.

I try to blog at the start of the month, but despite having the week between Christmas and New Year off, I didn’t have time to write a blog.  612 more words

What's in A Name? Assignment 1

We are going to shift gears a little bit for a new set of writing challenges. Building off our study of Point of View over at… 772 more words

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