Character names – decisions, decisions!

G.L. Cromarty

Being indecisive?

Am I the only writer who is indecisive when it comes to my character names?

I don’t have any children, and yet I firmly believe naming a child would be far easier than naming a character in a book! Let’s face it you know exactly who you want your child be be when they grow up and a name is a massive part of this. But when you are naming a character in a book you experience so many conflicts of interest and dilemmas that its enough to make your head spin.

Finding a name at all…2015-02-18 15.06.54

How many writers have a link to the latest top baby names website in their quick links/ favourites?

Ok, enough said.

More irony anyone?

Do you pick a name that suits your character personality, for example do you give your evil villain a gritty, villainesk name? Or do you choose the ironic option…

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