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Thread: Cool, but not too cool
August 22nd, 2013 12:51 AM #1Junior Member
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Cool, but not too cool
So, I'm starting a new story and I'm having a lot of trouble with the main guy character's name.
It's set in modern day Ireland, and has a supernatural element to the story.
The character has a little bit of edge and mystery but is also kind of a normal 18/19 year old guy. He's blonde, a little gangly, and has an infectious smile. Basically I want a cool but not too cool name. His last name is Quirke and the first name doesn't have to be Irish. If it helps the main female character is named Sylvie Muldoon.
Some ideas I've had are:
Lorcan (Reminds me of Harry Potter a little too much)
August 22nd, 2013 03:52 AM #3miranda, writer
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August 22nd, 2013 03:59 AM #5
Finnian - seems too obvious and similar to Finnegan
Lorcan - doesnt go with Quirke
Casimir - together too over the top
Sullivan Quirke - not too out there that it doesnt sound like a real name, but Sullivan still has a lot of weight and character
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August 23rd, 2013 09:30 AM #9Junior Member
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