Creating Names in Fiction

Creating Names in Fiction

When it comes to creating names it’s hit or miss for me. Sometimes I know right away what I want to name a character, a city, etc. But what happens when I don’t? Or can’t choose between two or more names?

For the latter, sometimes I ask you, my followers, through a poll? Like this one.:

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IWSG Day & Support

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Happy first Wednesday of the month. It’s the third IWSG blog hop of the year. And we’re doing what we do best. Coming together to show and give support to our fellow travelers on this writing journey. Thanks to creating this community and bringing us together goes to ninja extraordinaire Alex Cavanuagh.
Thanks also goes to the awesome co-hosts posting today: Mary Aalgaard, Bish Denham,Jennifer Hawes, Diane Burton, and Gwen Gardner!

Interested in joining us? Click on the badge above. Our Twitter hashtag and handle are #IWSG and @TheIWSG.
So what’s going on with me this month?

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Dear Mommy Writers (1)

Dear Mommy Writer,

First, I just want to say one thing. Way to go you!

I know it isn’t easy pursuing writing and being a mom. Being a mom is a twenty-four-seven gig. It’s tiring work, whether you’re a SAHM, WAHM, work in a cubicle from nine to five or work at alternative hours. But you’re still writing. So that makes you awesome.

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85K90 Month Two Update

It’s the final days of February. And like NaNoWriMo I’ve hit a snag mid this writing challenge. But managed to push on through. I’ll post the full results for February on IWSG Day next week Wednesday. So for now, here’s my progress and word count goal from January 1 to January 28, 2018.:


Sunday Monday Tuesday


Thursday Friday Saturday
1 996 2 951 3 963
4 1,275 5 690 6 1,008 7 103 8 557 9 10
11 12 1,389 13 283 14 1,138 15 1,135 16 119 17 810
18 0 19 0 20 1,085 21 1,165 22 752 23 414 24 1,144
25 1,050 26 27 28

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