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.


She's a 10-year-old girl , and she's a lifeguard .


Of average height and whip-like , her curly chestnut hair and green eyes make her stand out in the crowd . She's diligent and perseverant.


She has no parents or siblings , and she's a doted-on child .


Her core belief is "the meek shall inherit the earth." Her biggest fear is of pain.


Cross her and you’ll get a broken look. Do well by her and you’ll get undying love.


Her dream is to find a cure for a disease, but seeking approval stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from dishonest to frank. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.