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Another look at names

A while back, I wrote about the various resources I use to select names for characters. Now, I’d like to add one more: the Baby Name Wizard Blog. This blog is about much more than helping parents name their kids. … Continue reading

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Names, part 2

Even when you have lots of resources to find them, names can be hard to get right. One of my recent experiences was particularly nerve-wracking. I’ve been planning my current project for Camp NaNoWriMo for a while now: a science … Continue reading

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Names, names, names

Names are hard. Your characters’ names are often the reader’s first impression of them. They have to sound just right–not just right in general, but right for the character and right for the setting, and they probably shouldn’t share the … Continue reading

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