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It’s Alive!

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So, I’m working on my next novel, and I had given my characters “working” names — just placeholders, really. In my head, they were pretty developed, complete with backstories, character traits, and ethnicities, but somewhat nebulous, nonetheless. Faceless. Not yet real.

Then yesterday, I spent some time nailing down their names, and something weird happened.

Suddenly, they were real. Not made-up characters. REAL.

Kind of creepy but at the same time, very, very cool.

And so it begins…