Fun With Names

A Pen In Each Hand

By Bonnets

In this month’s AB article Trenton Lee Smith discussed how he named characters and places in The Mysterious Benedict Society: ” It began with wanting to make the names distinctive and memorable, then developed into an enjoyable exercise in making most of the names hint at or reflect something deeper, such as a personality trait or a thematic joke.”

Write a character sketch, or describe a fictional place with a name that reflects a personality trait or thematic joke.

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