Re:Fiction - The Fiction Writers' Magazine

"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 60-year-old woman , and she's a veterinarian .


Short and lanky , her buzz-cut platinum hair and light-blue eyes make her turn heads . She's jealous and passionate.


She has an average-sized family , and she's the firstborn .


Her core belief is "the world is a huge candy shop and you're always a kid." Her biggest fear is of darkness.


Cross her and you’ll get a cheeky reply. Do well by her and you’ll get a special, secret smile.


Her dream is to be healthy, but lack of a driving license stands in her way. To overcome it, she must change from misguided to reasonable. Can she make her dream come true?

Write her story.

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