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 28-year-old girl , and she's a florist .


Of medium height and gawkish , her cascading platinum hair and blue eyes make her forgettable . She's generous and helpful.


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


Her core belief is "one's word is sacred." Her biggest fear is of technology.


Cross her and you’ll get a stream of curses. Do well by her and you’ll get endless loyalty.


Her dream is to visit Africa, but a demanding job stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from submissive to authoritarian. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.