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Fake Name Generator for Writers: NaNoWriMo Tip #15

Having troubles building minor characters in your National Novel Writing Month manuscript? Try the Fake Name Generator!

You can quickly sketch a new character from scratch with this handy tool. The Fake Name Generator will create a name for you, giving you lots of bonus information for fictional characters: birthday, age, profession, height, weight and even blood type.

This is our fifteenth NaNoWriMo Tip of the Day. As writers around the country join the writing marathon this month, we will share one piece of advice or writing tool to help you cope with this daunting project.

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