Re:Fiction - The Fiction Writers' Magazine

"Follow Your Character"
Story Idea Generator

Great stories take place when interesting events happen to interesting characters.

This story idea generator will help you come up with engaging characters, their driving forces, and the obstacles that stand in their way.

With over 618,000,000 possible combinations, you'll never run out of ideas again.

The Story Idea Generator

Note: not all options make sense together. Did you draw a ridiculous combination? Regenerate the paragraph until you find something you like.


He's an 80-year-old man , and he's an astronomer .


Tall and fat , his plain green hair and black eyes make him confident with people . He's arrogant and planner.


He has no known parents , and he's everyone's pride .


His core belief is "be prepared." His biggest fear is of heights.


Cross him and you’ll get a hot tirad. Do well by him and you’ll get a brief fling.


His dream is to win a sports competition, but apathy stands in his way. To overcome it, he must change from old-fashioned to modern. Can he make his dream come true?

Write his story.