Choosing A Character Name

Musings Of An Englishman

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Character names are the bane of my existence. Yes, occasionally a name so perfect pops out of nowhere and I apply it quickly to the character I’m writing. Though usually, more often than not, I spend hours surfing the web in hopes that I will find something that fits the character I am creating.

I am plotting a fantasy at the moment, and I had no idea that a name for a fairy would be so hard to come up with. I’ve never written a fairy story before, but I have read fantasy. Does that make me qualified to name my character without hours of internet research under my belt? Obviously not. . .

Surprisingly enough, the fairy wasn’t even the hardest to name! It was the traveling man in the story that gave me the most trouble. I tried every name I could think…

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About Maegan Provan

I am an indie author and proud of it. I try to update as much as humanly possible, but I'm a busy bee.

Posted on October 28, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I just make up names most of the time 😉 It’s when I need REAL names that it becomes difficult LOL!

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