Picking the right names for your characters is a small but important part of developing your short story or novel. This process comes easily to some writers. It’s one of the first things they decide, and everything about those characters develops naturally from there. For other writers, however, picking a name feels as monumental as naming a newborn baby.
And that’s no exaggeration!
Before you start scrambling for the baby name books, here are a few things to consider when coming up with names for your characters.