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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 an ancient woman , and she's a bus driver .


Somewhat short and muscular , her straight brown hair and gray eyes make her look outstanding . She's moody and compulsive.


She has no parents or siblings , and she's the sweetheart of the family .


Her core belief is "anything can be laughed off." Her biggest fear is of getting old.


Cross her and you’ll get a knife in your back. Do well by her and you’ll get a grin and a clap on the shoulder.


Her dream is to have good looks, but a fear of heights stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from explicit to subtle. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.

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