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 an 18-year-old boy , and he's a physician .


Tall and slight , his buzz-cut jet-black hair and green eyes make him a true vision . He's sarcastic and impolite.


He has a wide-scattered family , and he's rarely spoken about .


His core belief is "life is a race to the top." His biggest fear is of snakes.


Cross him and you’ll get a cheeky reply. Do well by him and you’ll get a grin and a clap on the shoulder.


His dream is to learn photography, but some physical disability stands in his way. To overcome it, he must change from old-fashioned to modern. Can he make his dream come true?

Write his story.

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