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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.


They're a 70-year-old non-binary person , and they're a surgeon .


Towering and whip-like , their buzz-cut reddish hair and green eyes make them a true vision . They're pleasant and meditative.


They have a close-knit family , and they're the firstborn .


Their core belief is "if you can't have it all, then nobody will." Their biggest fear is of confined spaces.


Cross them and you’ll get a rude gesture. Do well by them and you’ll get endless loyalty.


Their dream is to become a famous basketball player, but a lack of transportation stands in their way. To overcome it, they must change from dull to intelligent. Can they make their dream come true?

Write their story.

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