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Hi Dorothy,
Could you give me any suggestions on how I can come up with characters names, mainly for a fantasy book?
Thanks,
-Kim

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Hello Kim,

What I am going to say may sound trite, but it is the best advice.  Use your imagination.  You will have to use it for all the rest of the book, so begin here.  Another way is for you to ask the character what his name is! Then sleep on it.  I am trying to show you how to get into and use your creative mind.  It may take a while to develope the process, but it must be done if you will be a writer.

Happy writing,
Dorothy

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Dorothy K Morris

Expertise

I can answer questions about writing fiction, creating characters and re-writing. I cannot answer homework questions.

Experience

I am a published author of nine novels in The Mockingbird Hill Series.

Organizations
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR

Publications
NOVELS in the MOCKINGBIRD HILL SERIES: SECRET SINS OF THE MOTHERS, COYOTES OF CREEK CROSSING, THE EIGHTH EVIL, THE TIME IN BETWEEN, DIRTY RICE, TALLY'S NOOK, FROM THE FAR PLACES, NATURE OF THE BEAST, (THE RANKS OF THE INSANE (to come out summer 2016))

Education/Credentials
Studied writing at at American University in DC

Awards and Honors
Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in The World, Who's Who in America.

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