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Alistair and Co.

I’ve noticed two primary and near-universal signs that a name is about to be popular: a) meteoric rise in usage and b) a plethora of alternative spellings appearing.  549 more words

Baby Names

Meet the Characters: Alexi Sokoll

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For this series, I’m going to delve into the characters of Grigory’s Gadget in the style of those fun/silly surveys that pop-up on social media from time-to-time. 205 more words


Nano Day 13 & Pantsing 101

It was a gorgeous fall day. The winds died down, so I did a walk at a local historical park that I discovered last year. The leaves are coming down, but a lot of the trees still have them, so another week or two year, I think. 309 more words


Below the top 1000, Part 25 (Girls)

Hi everyone!  This week’s batch of rare names is rather large, and since this is only a selection of some names from the 20-22 range of the extended data…there are plenty more.  283 more words

Baby Names

When I started my writing journey, I used the real names of the characters. It wasn’t because I was being lazy, it was because I was writing about  my ancestors and I wanted to ‘connect’ with them and know who I was researching. 742 more words


Guten morgen!

….aka, good morning! Been looking up German names for a story idea and couldn’t resist. (By the way this is a fun site: 20,000 Names… 54 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday: Great Names!

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hi, everyone! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday again! This one is dedicated to character names and which ones you would want to name your child, pet, car, etc. 146 more words

Top Ten Tuesday