Mystery Mondays: Teagan Riordain Geneviene on What’s In A Name?

I like this idea of finding names. I usually wait for my animals and characters to “tell me their names” ok so I am strange.


With a name as beautiful as Teagan Riordain Geneviene, you may well ask, what’s in a name? Well Teagan, author of ATONEMENT TENNESEE,  is here on Mystery Mondays to tell you.

At the bottom of the post, Teagan has some interesting questions for you, so keep reading…

What’s in a Name?

Hi Kristina. Thanks for inviting me to your Mystery Mondays.

Brain-NamesWhat do you think about names – generally? Or do you think about them? Most people don’t. I however, could really enjoy a big metaphysical discussion about names, but that’s not where I’m headed here. When I started this blog, I promised myself I’d stick to things related to writing or my books.

Names are incredibly important in life and in fiction. The names of my pets were something I chose very carefully, to suit them.

I’m just as meticulous in choosing the names of my characters. The…

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3 responses to “Mystery Mondays: Teagan Riordain Geneviene on What’s In A Name?

  1. 😀 I get what you mean Dyanna. In a way the difference is in how we describe our thought processes. I figure that when the name feels right, they’ve “told me”. Despite obsessive research, the name also has to feel right to me.
    I have an epic fantasy, unpublished. (Actually I daydream of it being an anime series… now who’s strange? 🙂 ) I had a perfect name for one secondary character. Then I realized his name was a phrase Robert Jordan used significantly in his Wheel of Time series… It was gut wrenching for me, but I changed the name. The character clearly had the name he wanted, but I changed it. LOL so the drama. 😀

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