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.


He's a 40-year-old man , and he's a movie star .


Short and of medium build , his stylish chestnut hair and hazel eyes make him blend in everywhere . He's insightful and irresponsible.


He has a large family , and he's rarely spoken about .


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


Cross him and you’ll get a hot tirad. Do well by him and you’ll get a thrilling adventure.


His dream is to become a famous singer, but cynicism stands in his way. To overcome it, he must change from sad to happy. Can he make his dream come true?

Write his story.