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AthenaMarisaDeterminedbyFateThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. posted this thread...
Feb. 24, 2013 at 10:15 am

Here's the dealio:
Since these random title threads and character threads keep popping up left and right, that no one seems to be interested in because they're from two years ago, I am starting my own. You can list your book title and/or your characters' full names, and I and others will rate them and give feedback. Here are some of mine:
Titles:
Tamarin or The Fusion Project
 
Two-book series:
Eye of the Dragon
Bane of the Gemini
 
Character Names:
Meridian Ontario
Sachyra Emberment
Veronica Astraea Quince
 
Please rate and add your own!
 
 

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MidnightFire replied...
Feb. 24, 2013 at 5:23 pm

I'd give your titles an 8.7 for their intriguingness, and your character names 8 for their eye-catching ability.
My Title:
Storm
My Character Names:
Jack Wolf
Khristopher Karason- Kit
Taylor Landings
Hunter- nickname given by Jack because they don't know his real name
The Employer- Hunter's boss, only name he's called by

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Feb. 24, 2013 at 6:12 pm

Titles:
A little vague, but very intriguing, so I'd rate it a 7.5
Character names:
I like the spellings and the names, and the mystery surrounding Hunter and The Employer is cool. I'd give them an 8.

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WhenItRains21 replied...
Feb. 24, 2013 at 7:58 pm

MidnightFire: I'd say a 7 for the title. It's very simple, but it hints at a mysterious/dangerous story. For the characters, I'd say a 9. They're interesting and unique, and would be memorable in a story!

Title: Lies, Guns, and High Heels

Characters: Ivy Hayes, Nathan Delany, Maverick and Addison



I also have a series I'm working on:

Blessed

Saved

Cursed

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Feb. 25, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Ivy Hayes: 9
She's intriguing, and the name suggests that she's a deeper character than she might appear up front
Nathan: 8.5 The name is cleverly deceptive.
Lies, Guns, and High Heels:
9
I love that title, because it totally sounds like something a random teenager would pick up from the bookstore, and a much as we hate judging books by their covers we do it all the time.
Blessed, Saved, Cursed: 7.7
Very mysterious, but slightly cliche
 
Here's some more (I have a lot of books I'm working on):
The Ace of Spades
The Spirit and the Spectra
The Oracle's Diary
(These are all different stories, not a series)
 
Characters:
Myrai of the West Archaia
Locust (no last name)
Basil Kerr
 

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Allicat001 replied...
Feb. 25, 2013 at 10:03 pm

Athena:
Ace of Spades: 9, very creative and intriguing!
The Spirit and the Spectra: 8, I like it, but it personally seems a little plain to me
The Oracle’s Diary: 8.5, straight to the point, yet leaves me wanting to know more
Myrai of the West Archaia: 7.5, it’s very creative and unique, just the fact that it’s kind of hard to pronounce might turn some readers off…
Locust: 9, very unique, makes me want to know more about who this character is
Basil Kerr: 9, it’s a mysterious, intriguing name!
 
 
Could someone tell me what they thought about my titles?  I’m not so sure about keeping the “if you can” theme or if I should change them…
Titles:
Catch me if you Can
Silence me if you Can
Save me if you Can
Break me if you Can
End me if you Can
 
Characters:
Carolina Calipher                              Daniel Johnston
Ariel Marshal                                     Lex Chantel
Mary Emerson                                  Cole James
Addison (A.J.) James                      Josephine (Jo) Hanson
Jay Holsten                                         Brent Washington

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Feb. 26, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Myrai didn't have a last name, so I kinda just threw something on the end of her name, because it seemed short. It's a formal title that I'm using at the end of a letter she writes to the sorcerer who is leading a rebellion.... it's a long story....
 
I like the if you can thing on the titles. I'd give them all an 8.5, but if you want a suggestion, I would say maybe do like:
End me if you Must
Save me if you Will
 
et cetera...
 
Characters:
Carolina 8
Ariel 8.5
Mary 7.5 (the name Mary just has seemed very popular to me, and I've heard it a lot, but at the same time, it's a name that makes you wonder if there's something deeper to a character)
Addison 8
Jay 8
I can't see the rest over the comment box, so I'll put them on a different post.

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AislinnBluejayThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Mar. 3, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Book: Little Oak Grove (a story about 6 kids in a garage band).
Characters:
Anastasia Briseis "Breezy" Sauleovitch (if you're wondering about the name, she is Russian-american and Italian).
Ealu Isaac "Ash" hill (Irish)
Ivan Ezra Sullen
Harry James Bailey
Joseph Zachary Ling
Aidan Mordecai Carmichael
 
 

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Mar. 3, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Little Oak Grove: 8.5. It suggests that the story is not a fantasy or thriller or adventure and kind of focuses on more realistic aspects of life, which it is, I think. Plus, it is the kind of title you would expect to hear on a timeless classic (at least I think so), which attracts readers, because as much as we hate judging books by covers, we do it all the time.
Anastasia: 8 Love that name.
Ealu: 9 I would never have thought of that name.
Ivan: 8.5
Harry: 7-7.5 (Harry James reminded me a little too much of Harry Potter...)
Joseph: 8
Aidan: 9 LOVE this name!

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IMSteelThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Mar. 4, 2013 at 6:09 pm

To me, it's not so much the character's names, (though they are very important too, of course), but their deeds, and personalities that matter.  But I will list my characters anyway. 
Titles: Voyages of the Waved Albatross or, Dead Reckoning (which is better?)
Characters: Marc Bones, Carlo Kian, Alden Chauncy, Javed Hunt, Geert Visser, Caspar Wiggers, Milan Lange, Mauricio, AKA, Gab. 

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TheVinny1996 replied...
Mar. 4, 2013 at 11:45 pm

My title: Teleios

(Greek for "perfect," actually spelt "τέλειος" or "téleios")
Characters (fairly standard names so far):

Markus Hart

Trina Hart

Marilyn Workman

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Katsa08 replied...
Mar. 5, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Athena: I rate your titles an 8.5 because they make me wonder about the book. It's the titles that make me want to read the summary on the cover, and I think I'd read yours if I saw it on the shelf. I give your names a solid 7, because though they're interesting and unique and that is wonderful, I find names with both a complicate first name and long last name slightly tedious. It of course also depends on the tone of the story as well.
 
My Title: In Between Spaces (A trilogy, so 3 different titles
In Between Spaces: Spectrum
In Between Spaces: Rift
In Between Spaces: Catalyst
 
My Characters:
Katsa Blake
Damian (Ian) Scarr
Izebele (Izzie) Galaria de Islet
Lissa Mclain
Carson Duvar

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Katsa08 replied...
Mar. 5, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Oh and one more name: Nile Adolfo

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kbatra replied...
Mar. 5, 2013 at 5:05 pm

I'm writing a story, but I haven't decided the title.  Also you only know the characters first names...:
 
1. Fade
2. Phoenix
3. Dusk
4. Slate
5. Kace
6. Ione
7. Orion

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