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Posted September 30th, 2014 by Nook of Names
Charles Dickens was one of literature’s greatest character namers; here is Part One of K. M. Sheard’s comprehensive run-down of those that are usable today.
Posted September 12th, 2014 by Nook of Names
For her nine children, Queen Victoria managed to come up with thirty different names; K. M. Sheard explains what was behind her choices.
Posted July 20th, 2014 by Nook of Names
On a sojourn in France, K. M. Sheard gathered some interesting names–traditional French examples, more modern choices, and a few popular imports from other countries.
Posted June 26th, 2014 by Nook of Names
Musician Sting found his daughter Fuchsia’s name in the ‘Gormenghast’ novels–and maybe you will too, if you’re a fantasy fiction fan.
Posted March 11th, 2014 by Nook of Names
Do you like the nickname Gus, but would prefer a more unusual route to it than August or Augustus? K.M. Sheard provides a selection ranging from the familiar Angus to the less known Zygus.
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