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May 17th, 2013 05:32 PM #1Senior Member
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Struggling with name for main character female
I am the most indecisive person in the world but, I've been struggling with names for the last few days while deciding to re write the story. I've been playing around with a few names. I really love Lydia but, I'm not quit sure. I'm open to suggestions, guys please help me out.
May 17th, 2013 05:43 PM #3
Arielle - 1st thought Mermaid, 2nd thought aerial tower, gives a very ethereal airy bimbo-ish feel to me
Lila - I never know how to pronounce this! Lee-luh, Lie-luh, Lil-uh, etc., feeling of uncertainty is all I get
Willa - I much prefer this to Lila as I feel it has only one pronunciation. It was very uncommon for the last 50 years though, so if you want your character to be in her teens or an adult (but not in her 60's) it's something to consider
Arabella - same as Willa in terms of popularity , again a very airy feel but with a bit more dust than Arielle. This still feels a bit Harry Potter to me.
Lydia - very classic, but not super interesting. Solid name for a nice girl.
I think something like Aubrey or Audrey (from your signature) would be a great option.Olivia/Livia/Livy/Liv : Thessaly/Darah/Bethel : Noelle/Eve
Benedict/Eli: Jude/Zane: Luke/Darius : Levi/Phineas/Calvin
May 17th, 2013 06:32 PM #5Senior Member
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May 17th, 2013 07:14 PM #7“I read books when I was a kid, lots of books. Books always seemed like magic to me. They took you to the most amazing places. When I got older, I realized I couldn't find books that took me to all the places I wanted to go. To go to those places, I had to write some books myself.”
― Pat Murphy, The Wild Girls
"Like everyone else, I am going to die. But the words – the words live on..."
― J. Michael Straczynski
May 18th, 2013 07:42 AM #9~Boys~
Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.
Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.
Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.