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Looking for a Name?

January 31, 2012
Posted at 10:18 pm

I've turned into a story mill, writing stuff for sale. Unfortunately, once it's sold, I have no rights to it.

So, I needed a bunch of character names. I went to IMDB and copied and pasted the casts of a bunch of movies and TV shows. What I did was search bimbo and Friday the 13th because they had some good names for girls.

I went a little anal, separating the names out and deleting all the garbage. I even had to cut out the little pictures of the actors. What I ended up with is an Excel spreadsheet with separate columns for men, women and last names. It took a couple of hours but has saved a ton of frustration.

If you just need a name or two, go there and check out a movie - no need to cut, paste and sort.