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 55-year-old woman , and she's a economist .


Somewhat short and lithe , her curly black hair and honey-colored eyes make her look outstanding . She's inventive and vulgar.


She has no known parents , and she's the black sheep of the family .


Her core belief is "better be a fool than a knave." Her biggest fear is of being ridiculed.


Cross her and you’ll get a cheeky reply. Do well by her and you’ll get a grin and a clap on the shoulder.


Her dream is to find a cure for a disease, but an unsupportive partner stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from suspicious to trusting. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.