Character Names II

The most important source of fantasy names is your brain. However, this can be terribly unreliable. Filled with constantly reoccurring writer’s block, blackouts, and and mind blanks, your encephalon needs a little guidance to come up with character names, city names, and more. This post lists several helpful techniques that use normal, everyday words, and turns them into really awesome names.

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Character Depth

Characters are plot. If Jimmy wasn’t so short, he might have been able to reach the cookies without the ladder. So the way I see it, the deeper the character, the deeper the plot.

Character depth is important. Quirks, attitudes, and backstories pile stratum after stratum of deepness on them. This post covers all three in deep ways of their own, complete with my thoughts.

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