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Monday Meets: Nic Starr

This week I visited Brynn Stein’s blog to talk about naming my characters. It isn’t as easy as you’d think it would be. 🙂

Make sure you sign up to Brynn’s blog. She has some great content and fabulous guest authors visiting regularly.

Nic xx

Stein's Station

 At long last, Monday Meets returns as a regular feature on my blog. Today, I present my first guest blogger in 2016, Nic Starr. She’s here discussing her newest book in the Rustic Series, Rustic Moment.

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What’s in a name?

One of the first things I do when I start a new story is to give my characters a name. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Just choose a couple of names and get on with it. If only!

There are so many elements that go into choosing names, that sometimes it takes me a long time to determine the final versions. And I can’t start the story until I have the names (at least the first names) settled in my mind. If the names aren’t right, if they don’t roll off my fingers when typing, then the story just doesn’t flow. I have started stories in the past where I’ve changed…

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