Hello, my name is RuthAnne, and I am addicted to giving my characters crazy names.
Many people have talked to me about this, over the years. My sister. My friend Diego. Mostly just those two, actually. If other people were concerned, they kept their thoughts to themselves.
And now that Diego is offering his thoughts on my manuscript before Pitch Wars, the topic has come up again.
(To be honest, I think my list of crazy names is sort of whimsically perfect, particularly given it's set in Utah. I mean, you've heard some of our names, right? But I might end up changing a few of them, just to be on the safe side.)
What is the craziest name you have ever read in a book? Is there ever a moment where you think, "No...no, this is not working for me"?