Writing

How to Name Your Characters: 6 Tips for Creating Memorable Names

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 6, 2021 • 4 min read

Literature and film are populated with evocative character names: Ebenezer Scrooge, Harry Potter, Tiny Tim, Wonder Woman, and Katniss Everdeen, to name a few. Here are a few tips to help you come up with good character names for your own work.