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A Simple, Organized Life

A Simple, Organized Life
My overarching goal this year is to simplify my life so I have time and energy to focus on what I want rather than having my attention pulled in fifty other directions. I have an inkling this might be one of your goals too.

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Changing a Character’s Name

I’ve gotten nearly 90K words into my story and I had a change of heart.  I had to change the name of a secondary character because it just wasn’t working.  Part of it was that I hadn’t considered her last name.  How dumb is that?  Luckily, it’s going easier this time around.   The last time I did this in a story, I struggled forever.  In fact, I’m still struggling with that change, the character’s old name popping into my head when I tell people about my novel.  It’s crazy how ingrained these names become. One tool that helped me a lot this time was the Baby Name Explorer on…

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