As good as it feels to see your fiction spreading among the masses, it feels even better to get paid for all the hours you’ve put into it. After all, you have to make a living one way or another. Why not make money doing what you love, and hone your craft at the same time?
When I was in second grade, my teacher told my parents, “I don’t know what to do about Rob. He talks like an adult. The other children don’t understand him.” In an attempt to remedy that issue, I paid attention to the way everyone else spoke, struggling to gain a sense of how “normal people” talked.
If you came here because you’re struggling with naming your characters, you’re not alone! Many writers struggle with finding the “right names.” I say “right” because, while there’s no such thing as a perfect name, a name is part of what shapes your character’s identity.