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 a 16-year-old boy , and he's a builder .


Short and compact , his lank pink hair and gray eyes make him shy and self-aware . He's quality and mediator.


He has no parents or siblings , and he's a doted-on child .


His core belief is "beauty is in the eye of the beholder." His biggest fear is of spiders.


Cross him and you’ll get a broken look. Do well by him and you’ll get a thrilling adventure.


His dream is to become a famous football player, but a lack of creativity stands in his way. To overcome it, he must change from morbid to healthy. Can he make his dream come true?

Write his story.