I’m fairly pathetic when it comes to developing character names, especially for my fantasy stories. I like to use names that sound fantasy-ish, but yet are not some sort of random agglomeration of letters. Unfortunately, this is precisely what many “fantasy” name generators do. My writing software of choice, Scrivener, has a built-in name generator. (Mac friends: you can find it under “Edit–>Writing Tools.”) It comes pre-populated with a number of name lists, but they’re Continue reading Scrivener Name Generator – Adding Lists
I’ve been a fan of the writing program, Scrivener, for a number of years. I first used the Windows version back when it was in beta, but I then purchased the Mac version when I got a new computer. There’s so much you can do with Scrivener to help you organize and write–so much so, in fact, that managing screen real estate can become a real issue if you want to take advantage of more than Continue reading Using Scrivener on an 11-inch MacBook Air.