REMEMBER: these are names from different cultures and languages. They will sound completely illogical and out-of-place if you use them in the wrong setting. Also, some of these arent even names, but are simply words. Look these up before you use them.

Unique Baby Names or book character names.Both of our names are on this list, baby girl Harper and baby boy Grayson!

Character-creation questions that actually MATTER (instead of trivia such as, "What's their favorite color?" or, "What was their high school mascot?")

Character-creation questions that actually MATTER (instead of trivia such as, "What's their favorite color?" or, "What was their high school mascot?") Writing prompt writing tip

anomalously-written: “Character/Genre Based Names [Futuristic] “ Writing Resources ” ”

anomalously-written: “Character/Genre Based Names [Futuristic] “ Writing Resources ” ” /// Dani Choi?

Have the first name down but can't quite figure out what your character's last name should be? Here are thousands of surname choices for your #NaNoWriMo characters! #writingtips #characters

Have the first name down but can't quite figure out what your character's last name should be? Here are thousands of surname choices for your characters! Note: most common names in US.

You may like to develop your character in detail before you begin writing your story, or you may just start writing and see where the story takes you. Either way, you need narrative opportunities to show the reader what stuff your character is made of, and these scene ideas can fit almost anywhere in your…

30 Scene Ideas for Character Development

You may like to develop your character in detail before you begin writing your story, or you may just start writing and see where the story takes you. Either way, you need narrative opportunities to show the reader what stuff your character is made of, an

How to kill a character

Develops character definition essay Character development essays provide detailed descriptions and predictions about characters from fictional works. The purpose of an essay of this kind is to encourage.

Jung's 12 character archetypes: Plan your characters.

Character Archetypes: Enriching your Novel's Cast

Jung's 12 character archetypes - learn more about writing great characters. {These are very interesting to look at, compare, and of course try to mix up!

Character flaws are a part of creating a character.  Most can be overlooked, accepted, ignored, but having a few each that are big problems help make an interesting story.

Character Flaw Reference Sheet by AnikaandAj Do I really need to read about more character flaws.

I always have trouble thinking of jobs for my characters... which would explain why right now my protagonist is unemployed...<<< Same here! I made mine emotionally unstable just so she could remain jobless, and I ended up changing the plot.

Reference - 100 jobs for fantasy characters - evelynatthecircus: “ lauraharrisbooks: “ Beyond this, consider how these professions might vary depending on who the customers are - nobles, or lower class.

Easily manipulated by those who give them affection or promise them revenge

Abused character weaknesses example) Easily manipulated by those who give them affection or promise them revenge

As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of…

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As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of fiction is anticipation, and if your story doesn't have it your readers won't stick around. Here are 3 ways you might be killing your story's tension and losing readers.

Anti-Heroes: What They Are and How to Write Them

"Generally anti-heroes do the (somewhat) right thing, but for the (somewhat) wrong reasons." Hannah Heath: Anti-Heroes: What They Are and How to Write Them

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