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The Name Game – or, what (not) to call your characters…

We’ve talked before about the problems people face finding the right name for their children and animals. But for writers, name-finding problems don’t stop there; they carry straight on into the tricky task of finding good names for our characters. … Continue reading

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A budgie called Balthasar…

So the new princess is Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. A tactful choice that – presumably – pleased everyone in the family. I’m glad they included Diana. It isn’t easy, choosing a name for a new arrival, no matter how many legs … Continue reading

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