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 45-year-old woman , and she's a salesperson .


Towering and of medium build , her buzz-cut blonde hair and brown eyes make her stand out in the crowd . She's quick and perseverant.


She has a small family , and she's the sweetheart of the family .


Her core belief is "beauty is in the eye of the beholder." Her biggest fear is of needles.


Cross her and you’ll get a cheeky reply. Do well by her and you’ll get a thrilling adventure.


Her dream is to own a private island, but low motivation stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from unbending to flexible. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.