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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.


She's a 12-year-old girl , and she's an electrician .


Of average height and muscular , her buzz-cut red hair and brown eyes make her look out of place . She's courageous and empathetic.


She has a small family , and she's the spirit of the holidays .


Her core belief is "no guts, no glory." Her biggest fear is of work.


Cross her and you’ll get a broken look. Do well by her and you’ll get endless loyalty.


Her dream is to find true love, but pessimism stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from weak to persuasive. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.

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