Good character names

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Who names characters well? What makes a good character name? What are the names that linger in your head years after you closed the book?

mick signals, Sunday, 18 November 2018 18:56 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Percy Alleline
Aloysius Shiplap
Richenda de Foley
R. King Dri

mick signals, Sunday, 18 November 2018 18:59 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Main Character

Danton Lok (Noodle Vague), Sunday, 18 November 2018 18:59 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Edward Casaubon
Felise Freeland
Dr. Markus Lorbeer

mick signals, Sunday, 18 November 2018 19:17 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Rogol Domedonfors

mick signals, Sunday, 18 November 2018 19:19 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Mynheer Peeperkorn

mick signals, Monday, 19 November 2018 13:45 (three weeks ago) Permalink

In my non-speculative, not-too-postmodern fiction, I go for a name that has just enough unusual lyrical ring to it. Not as sore-thumby as Dual Meaders or idk, Waingro, but not quite as blank as Matt Shore.

mick signals, Tuesday, 20 November 2018 18:59 (three weeks ago) Permalink


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