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So yes, I'm doing NaNoWriMo again this year. This year, however, I… - almost, but not quite, entirely unlike tea
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So yes, I'm doing NaNoWriMo again this year.

This year, however, I have A Plan.

Every year I've tried, I've given up after about a week. Every year I've had an inkling for a story, but nothing more. This year, I plan to have an outline of the plot, a fairly good idea of who the characters are and what they're doing.

I've just been playing with the name generator on the NaNo Trial version of Scrivener for Windows.
http://www.literatureandlatte.com/nanowrimo.php

It's pretty good, but I'm not coming up with anything that strikes my fancy.

I need character names for two people and two... not people

Sci-fi setting, bounty hunter transporting criminal back to earth to collect the bounty. Things go Awry, the ship's AI turns out to be ex-military and has reverted to a stroppy teenager who tries to kill everyone. Hijinks ensue.

1. Main protagonist - Bounty hunter. Female, feisty, no-nonsense.
2. Criminal - ship's captain, crafty, cunning, etc
3. Transport ship
4. AI on transport ship - needs a female name.

Suggestions, if you'd be so kind.
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martinoh From: martinoh Date: October 25th, 2011 01:01 am (UTC) (linky)
How about Chimera as a name for the transport ship? Short, classical and with the underlying implication that its parts are of widely varying origin?

I briefly wondered if the AI might be a Long-haul Vehicle Robotics & Instrumentation Agent, or (E)LVIRA, a name to give an artificial intelligence a goth complex if ever there was one...
dakegra From: dakegra Date: November 6th, 2011 12:25 am (UTC) (linky)
The Chimera it is, many thanks for that. The AI has become Alice, but I've yet to work out the acronym for her...
huskyteer From: huskyteer Date: October 25th, 2011 09:12 am (UTC) (linky)
I'll have a think! But I'm glad you're going for it again, with more of a Plan. I considered it this year (ftb Roman lion-men) but I'm away for 4 days right at the start of the month, so I'd be running to catch up from the off.
dakegra From: dakegra Date: November 6th, 2011 12:26 am (UTC) (linky)
the plan kind of wandered off a bit, but I'm at 8,500 words and still on target! woo!
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