More Obessessing over Characters’ Names

I'm still at it, thinking about changing names again. I'm 75,000 words into my current WIP, the vampire novel I'm calling "Revenants Abroad" for now, and I'm still not 100% happy with one of the main character's names. I've been testing a new name on her, but I'm not entirely happy with it, either. I've … Continue reading More Obessessing over Characters’ Names

What to name a character

Some of us really agonize over finding the perfect name for our characters. I know I do. I pour over online baby name sites, sorting by nationality, or most popular, or what was popular in 1930 vs. 1890. I'll pick one, for awhile, then decide it's too pedestrian. I don't like made-up meaningless names, the … Continue reading What to name a character