Poetic Baby  Names: Madrigal, Calliope and Ode

Poetic Baby Names: Madrigal, Calliope and Ode »

28 Mar, 2018
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March has World Poetry Day and April is Poetry Month, so this seems like a perfect time to turn to the topic

Book Character Names: Peeking into the process

Book Character Names: Peeking into the process »

2 Feb, 2018
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How did Rachel Lyon go about naming the characters in her about-to-be-published debut novel,  Self-Portrait with Boy? By Rachel Lyon When I

Character Names: Finding the perfect one

Character Names: Finding the perfect one »

3 Oct, 2017
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By Kathleen McIntosh

Just as parents exhaust name books and websites searching for the name for their wee ones, so do we writers

Baby Names from Books: Modern Classic characters »

19 Sep, 2017
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By Rebecca Renner

If you’re searching for a classy, smart name for your new little one, look no further than modern classic novels.

How Influenced are you by the Story Behind the Name?

How Influenced are you by the Story Behind the Name? »

30 Aug, 2017
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One of the big recent baby name successes has been Ophelia. After nearly 60 years off the Top 1000, it reemerged in 2015

What Names Do You Love from Books?

What Names Do You Love from Books? »

28 Jun, 2017
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by Pamela Redmond

My favorite book is Jane Eyre, and I don’t think it’s an accident that its title is a name. Names

Literary Names from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Literary Names from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ »

9 May, 2017
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By Kristian Wilson

With a spot atop Amazon’s bestseller list and Hulu’s faithful adaptation of the novel recently hitting the small screen, Margaret