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"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 45-year-old man , and he's a soldier .


Of medium height and muscular , his cascading jet-black hair and black eyes make him fit in everywhere . He's professional and scrupulous.


He has an average-sized family , and he's rarely spoken about .


His core belief is "send your bread upon water." His biggest fear is of technology.


Cross him and you’ll get a rude gesture. Do well by him and you’ll get a thrilling adventure.


His dream is to play in a band, but jealousy stands in his way. To overcome it, he must change from lazy to industrious. Can he make his dream come true?

Write his story.

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