Random Name Generators and Writing Ideas
The Story Shack maintains a growing collection of writing ideas and random name generators, suitable for each genre. This is the place to generate that next idea for a compelling story, character, or name for your next roleplaying game.
Whether you’ve set yourself a daily writing challenge or are looking for ideas to get that next bestseller started, our writing tools will boost any project.
Random Name Generators
Random names for your next character, names for your newborn child, names for…you name it! Our name generators provide thousands of possibilities, so you don’t have to rack your brain anymore.
Fantasy Name Generators
This is for all you role-playing fans out there. Use our fantasy name generators to discover random names for your superheroes, paladins, dragons and many more. We add new tools on a frequent basis, so be sure to check back often.
Place Name Generators
Need a name for your project’s next location? Look no further.
Adventure Name Generators
Generate random names for various topics in the realms of adventure.
Animal Name Generators
A collection of name generators that let you name various kinds of animals.
Fan Fiction Name Generators
Check out names for your projects in a number of existing story universes.
Classical Name Generators
Check out old-fashioned names for your projects.
Sci-fi Name Generators
A collection of random name generators that let you create various kinds of science fiction names.
Various Name Generators
A collection of name generators that do not neatly fit into any categories.