Friday Fun – Organizing Writing

Cool thing add can help you brainstorm a few ideas for the names of your protagonists.

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Friday Fun is a group post from the writers of the NHWN blog. Each week, we’ll pose and answer a different, get-to-know-us question. We hope you’ll join in by providing your answer in the comments.

Today’s question is: Where do you come up with names for characters in your writing? 

wendy-shotWendy Thomas: I don’t write a lot of fiction but when I do I agonize over my characters’ names (much like I did when it came time to name each of my 6 kids.) I tend to like unusual and “old time” names and I’ve been known to pull out maps to peruse names of roads.

In one particular piece of fiction that I did write, I used the name – Dunloggin as the protagonist’s name (I had read that story to my kids and they still ask me about Dunloggin.)  Another character in that story (it was fairy…

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About Yashi Tripathi

Interested in reading and writing interesting books. Is an independent writer and waiting for her books to get published. Is knowledgeable on topics such as painting, sports and singing too.
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