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Constrained Randomness. One fun trick is to take a bunch of names from one or more cultures with lexically interesting names, then generate random names that are different but lexically similar. The Gibberizer. I created a free (and open source) tool to do generate such lexically similar names: The Gibberizer. It's a little old, but it still works just ...


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You cannot create names with no connection to any existing human culture because... you're human. What I gather you're asking is more along the lines of: How do I select names that don't sound too obviously connected to one specific language (or language group)? At a basic level, anything you come up with is going to sound like something, or it's going to ...


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I think you should publish the book, and then create a Wiki. If you want to know the truth, after publishing my novel, I am gong to write an encyclopedia (printed Wiki) to be sold. After that I'd create articles in Wikipedia (e.g. J. K. Rowling). Let's think. Imagine publishing your wikis even before the book is published. Perhaps it would help your book ...


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You can publish them yourself. If you do that, you retain all of the rights to the stories and the book. That way, nobody can get the rights to the book and throw them away. To publish an ebook, you can make an epub file and distribute it through Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Nook, Smashwords, and other places. They won't steal it. They want to sell it for ...



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