Generators for Writers

Generators are scripts that automatically generate writing prompts, character names, plots twists, and just about anything else under the sun. Some are silly, some are serious, some are just plain awesome. They’re a great way to give your creativity a swift kick in the butt when it’s flagging, so play around with a few and see what you come up with!

All generators are free and browser-based unless otherwise noted.

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Kerry Given

Kerry M. Given is a freelance writer, indie author, and occasional ghostwriter specializing in topics such as history, science, gardening, sustainability, culture, media, and women’s issues. She is the author of P is for Princess: The Extraordinary Lives of 26 Real-Life Princesses, and numerous articles and blog posts.