What’s In a Name?

A name identifies a character and provides clues to ethnicity, gender, and familial relationships among other thing. Paying attention to the names assigned characters might seem secondary; however, those names can affect how a reader views each character’s personality and identifies with the character.

A name creates a relationship between the reader and the character. When a character reacts to their name, it provides the reader insight into the character’s personality. When a character receives a nickname from another character or gives a character a nickname, the reader gets an insight into the…

--

--

--

Author & Poet exploring the strength in vulnerability and the vulnerability in strength…

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Why I decided to start writing on Medium

Embrace The Diversified Expressions

Learning to Write | Wittiest Investment 101

Thoughts on ‘Show Don’t Tell’ from an Amateur Writer

Writing a Full-Length Book When You Have a Full-Time Life

Why Struggling to Write Does Not Make You a Bad Writer

Write to connect with readers and be remembered

How Writers Can Push Themselves Outside Of Their Comfort Zone To Find Their Most Authentic Voices

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
TL Cooper

TL Cooper

Author & Poet exploring the strength in vulnerability and the vulnerability in strength…

More from Medium

E V RADWINTER Author interview

Broken Finger Writing

Old fashioned manual typewriter mis-typed to illustrate nature of article

Lately, I —

Have You Ever Been “In the Zone”?