Sunday Spotlight: Sherrilyn Kenyon

Posted on May 22, 2016 By

Sherrilyn Kenyon! Prolific, prominent, and positively poised! Being the name freak I am, I picked up The Writer’s Digest Character Naming Sourcebook many years ago now. I was so excited to see a published text about names that wasn’t a baby name book. I read it cover to cover, marveling over all of the unique…


Key Words to Know

Posted on May 15, 2016 By

  Since we all know how important names are, let’s learn to discuss them more in depth. For all the aspiring name geeks, onomasticians, and etymologists out there who are just like me, here’s a guide to name-related vocabulary.   Nom: the Latin root for ‘name.’ This root can be found in a number of…


Sunday Spotlight: Idris Elba

Posted on May 1, 2016 By

Idris Elba! Skillful, suave and second-to-none! Who wouldn’t fall in love with the smooth voice and handsome features of actor/musician Idris Elba? I know I certainly don’t have the will to resist either. But he is so much more than his looks and his accented baritone voice. Highly versatile, Idris Elba has achieved success in…