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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.


He's a 12-year-old boy , and he's a scientist .


Tall and whip-like , his closely-cropped dirty blonde hair and baby-blue eyes make him turn heads . He's responsible and selfish.


He has no known parents , and he's rarely spoken about .


His core belief is "if you can't have it all, then nobody will." His biggest fear is of sexual intimacy.


Cross him and you’ll get a cold look. Do well by him and you’ll get endless loyalty.


His dream is to be loved, but procrastination stands in his way. To overcome it, he must change from ignoble to dignified. Can he make his dream come true?

Write his story.

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