The Power of Names — Naming Characters: Techniques and Thoughts

Themes:
WritingHistoryCulture
What:
Panel
When:
Friday Aug 17   11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (1 hour)
Few things cause writers as much angst as naming their characters. A poor choice can create dissonance that undermines our storytelling. A good choice sounds inevitable, and may even reverberate in the outside world, where people may name pets or even children after beloved characters. Let’s discuss techniques of crafting names, pitfalls in naming, and ways SFF names appear in the wider world.
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Twelfth Planet Press
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