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Dunsany

I’ve just learned that Lord Dunsany, the famous English fantasy author, was actually called

Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Lord Dunsany,

and I have once more to concede that truth is indeed always stranger than fiction.

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In Love in Saint-Malo

Character names can be a little bit of a minefield. Whether you’re naming them or reading them, every name has the potential to conjure up a spectre from our past. 540 more words

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What's in a Name?

Bonnie Schroeder started telling stories in the Fifth Grade and never stopped. After escaping from the business world, she began writing full-time and has authored novels, short stories and screenplays, as well as non-fiction articles and a newsletter for an American Red Cross chapter. 674 more words

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Character Basics: Choosing A Name [Character Development]

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aurorajeanalexander reblogged this on Writer's Treasure Chest and commented:

I love this post by Rachel Poli about choosing a name for your character.

Top Ten Favorite Names

Good afternoon Arrowheads! As I’ve mentioned before in a previous post, I have created a spreadsheet for character names. Today I’d like to share with you the top ten names I love for both boys and girls! 126 more words

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Character Basics: Choosing A Name [Character Development]

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Smorgasbord Posts from My Archives - Stuck for a name for your characters. Look no further than your own family tree.

Stuck for a name for your characters. Look no further than your own family tree.

One of the problems with writing short stories and also novels with a cast of thousands is trying to find original last names for your characters. 1,244 more words

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