I’m sure you’ve read a story where you got confused on who is who. Our job as writers is to minimize that problem as much as possible.
Here are some tips:
First names should:
Surnames need to:
Where can you find names?
Things to consider:
Of course, any of these tips can be broken for a good reason.
What tips would you add about character naming?
SM Ford writes inspirational fiction for adults, although teens may find the stories of interest, too. She also loves assisting other writers on their journeys.