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Sci-Fi Names

Sci-Fi Names
What shall you name your baby nerd? Tired of ordinary, run-of-the-mill names? Maybe you'd like to find a sci-fi themed name for your yet-unnamed geekling, dog or gerbil. Do you want your little nerdlet to stand out from the rest? Perhaps you've been looking in the wrong places. Science Fiction has long been a goldmine for unusual, unique, and creative names. At any rate, this is a list of characters from a number of Sci-Fi movies, books and television shows. Note: there are way more male names than female names on these lists. DISCLAIMER: I know that these lists probably contain tons of inaccuracies. For robot, android, gynoid and computer names, see this list.

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Sci-Fi Names: Beyond Zorg and Zalga – Baby Name Blog - Nameberry Loyal nameberryite Linelei leads us into the arcane world of science fiction names. As both a science fiction nerd and name nerd, nothing gives me greater pleasure than combining the two. Since I was a little girl, I adored not only the stories but the names within the fantastical plots, and collected them as I read. While there are many science fiction names which have a tendency to be hokey, conjuring up images of green men and relying a little too heavily on the letters Z, Q, and X, there are some fabulous gems to be found in the sci-fi realm. For example, names like Kayen and Cade, both from the expanded Star Wars universe, would mesh nicely with a classroom full of Aidans and Cashes, while names like Serenity and River, from the sci-fi show, Firefly, resonate with current nature naming trends for girls.

Changeling A changeling is a creature found in folklore and folk religion. Description[edit] It is typically described as being the offspring of a fairy, troll, elf or other legendary creature that has been secretly left in the place of a human child. Sometimes the term is also used to refer to the child who was taken. Faeries - Encyclopedia Mythallica Customarily brownies are said to inhabit houses and aid in tasks around the house. However, they do not like to be seen and will only work at night, traditionally in exchange for small gifts or food. They take quite a delight in porridge and honey. They usually abandon the house if their gifts are called payments, or if the owners of the house misuse them.

Stereotypes Of Witches 1. Witches are naturally evil. This is pure nonsense.Simple as that. Event Review: World Building: Author Tips for Creating a New SciFi/Fantasy Culture By Dakota Lenz This year’s ConDor, San Diego’s longest running Science Fiction and Fantasy convention, included a three part, author paneled workshop on how to create authentic and complex Science Fiction and Fantasy worlds. We Parallaxers were fortunate to attend the last of the series, entitled: World Building 3: How might you go about creating an alien culture? How does the already established biology of your aliens affect this? PSYC339 - The Mermaid Myth - Culture and Folklore Antipholus of Syracruse: O, train me not, sweet mermaid, with thy note, To drown me in thy sister's flood of tears. Sing, siren, for thyself, and I will dote; Spread o'er the silver waves thy golden hairs, And as a bed I'll take them and there lie, And in that glorious supposition think He gains by death that hath such means to die; Let Love, being light, be drowned if she sink! Ariel: Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell Burthen Ding-dong Hark! now I hear them,--Ding-dong, bell.

Time Travel Romances by Anne Marble Time travel romances such as Diana Gabaldon's hugely popular Outlander series are popular with readers. Many writers are tempted to try their hand at this subgenre. However, like all romance subgenres, time travel romances have quirks and potential pitfalls. Here are some questions to ask yourself before writing a time travel romance. Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Romances Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Romances by Anne Marble Return to Writing Romance · Print-Friendly Version Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal (FF&P) romances have a growing number of fans today. Paranormal romances are a hot new trend in romance, even though paranormal romances have been around for years. Fantasy and futuristic romances are also a thriving part of the e-book field. So does that mean you should rush right out and write one?

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