Think of your favorite story people. Their names are as familiar as those of your best friends. In real life most of us don’t bother to adjust our names to our personalities, so sometimes they don’t quite fit.
As writers, though, we can take advantage of subconscious biases to help readers love or hate story people.
Here’s an interesting article from the Pikes Peak Writers newsletter about character names. I love this organization and have attended many of their excellent conventions. The one this year is virtual and signup will begin soon.
Click on the link below for the article What’s in a Name?
or visit one of my other recent posts for writers.
- Don’t Let Craft Advice Silence Your Authorial Voice
- A Beginning Reader for St. Patrick’s Day
- What You Need to Know About Query Letters
- Inspiration for Writers
- Funny Picture Books Need Golden Hearts
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