Choosing Names That Fit Your Characters

Choosing the wrong name for a character can be disastrous.  A poor choice can jar a reader, make the character less memorable or worse, send the wrong message.  There are some useful internet tools to help choose a character’s name such as this site that has name generator lists by genre. But there are also some basic rules that should be kept in mind, as listed in this Writer’s Digest article.

Naming a character is important.  Give it the amount of thought it deserves.

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