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can't find name for story character

by PrincessLief on January 18, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I've been writing on this story of mine for ages, but I just cannot find a name for the main character's father. Even in my daydreams I cannot give the father a name. In my story I refer to him as Lord of Bayern, because he is the lord of Bayern, but I can't come up with a first name. Ican't remember what i named the mother, but it wasn't that hard to name her. i just don't get why I cannot name her father. Maybe it's because of my history with my biological father and my step-dad that was more of a dad than my father ever was. . . I'm so lost. Do you have any ideas of what's wrong?


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