Another repost from last year, but many readers found it especially helpful.
Try any of these spots for a little help on writing your novel or getting inspired. I plan to keep this fairly updated and eventually turn it into a link up at the top.
Looking for a first name?
Looking for a last name?
Looking for a pet name?
Looking for a location?
Want a Blue Print of your house, castle, store, building?
Looking for a house?
Figure out what city you want it to take place in, then in google type the city name plus real estate or homes for sale to find what would be commonly found in that area.
Looking for a job?
This is one of my favorite sites for finding your MC an occupation – this site not only gives you ideas for occupations but also tells you the training and education needed for that job, how much you will make at that job, what types of places hire that type of occupation and what kind of working conditions each occupation has. It’s awesome!