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 an immortal woman , and she's a dietician .


Somewhat short and bulky , her short white hair and gray eyes make her blend in everywhere . She's patient and empathetic.


She has no parents or siblings , and she's everyone's pride .


Her core belief is "you buy love with money." Her biggest fear is of accidents.


Cross her and you’ll get a knife in your back. Do well by her and you’ll get a thrilling adventure.


Her dream is to get a tattoo, but a mental illness stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from greedy to satisfied. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.

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