Thursday, February 16, 2012

Follow Friday




So Follow my Blog Friday is a meme held by Parajunkee and it's where you answer the weekly question and then link yourself and you go and check out other blogs of your interest.




Q: BeefcakeandBabes Asks: I like unique names for characters and am looking forward to coming up with some when I start writing. What’s the most unique character name you’ve come across?


That's tricky, I love a lot of character names and I often enjoy the more simple ones. My favorite unique one was Oriana from Oriana's Eyes. The name just stuck with me!

21 comments:

  1. Oriana is a beautiful name.
    I found this to be a very tricky question too. Thought as i start commenting on other blogs in this hop I keep coming up with new name ideas. Karou meaning hope is a good name, from daughter of smoke and bone.

    New Follower :)

    my hop- http://unforgetablebooks.blogspot.com/2012/02/feature-and-follow-3.html

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  2. I haven't heard that name. It's so lovely. Following.

    http://www.ohpaperpages.blogspot.com/

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  3. Oriana is beautiful!!! I can see how it can get stuck in your head. None really stuck out for me except for Black Dagger Brotherhood and Dark Hunter series (both adult). Nothing YA is really sticking right out now, except maybe Aislinn but she just annoys me :)

    New follower! My FF

    Kristin @myparahangover

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  4. Is it a play on the constellation Orion?
    What about Renesmee and the characters like Meriadoc Brandybuck or Peregrin Took from LOTR?

    Following you -- Courtesy of FF
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  5. Hi.. A new follower from Feature & Follow! I like Oriana..good choice. Here is my Feature & Follow. I would love, if you could follow my blog.

    Vidya @ Books Are Magic

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  6. Oh, Oriana is a very interesting name. It has a nice ring to it.

    I'm a new follower. Here is my FF post: http://smiling-ina.blogspot.com/2012/02/feature-follow_16.html

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  7. Okay, haven't read this book, and it is a nice name. New follower, here's mine http://kristyberridge.blogspot.com.au/

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  8. I agree--sometimes a simple name works for that character (not necessarily because the character is simple or anything). It just works. I am thinking Anna from Anna and the French Kiss. I don't know that Oriana and the French Kiss would have worked as well for me. :)

    Shanan
    http://thebookaddictnet.blogspot.com/2012/02/follow-friday-14.html

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  9. Hmm, never heard of that character or book. Great name though. New Follower.

    My Follow Friday: http://readingandwritingurbanfantasy.blogspot.com/2012/02/follow-friday-16-tgif-10.html

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  10. Oriana is a very creative name. New follower here :)

    Here's our FF

    Have a great weekend!

    Jamie @Addicted2Heroines

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  11. I have never heard of that one before either, but I like it! New follower here!

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  12. Oriana is unique! Never heard of the book tho :)

    New follower!

    Bri @ Kindling the Fire
    My FF

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  13. A pretty name and unique.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/02/feature-follow_17.html

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  14. Oriana is a cute name! I LOVE unique character names!

    Have a FABULOUS Friday!!!! :D

    J.B.
    http://jbkantt.blogspot.com/

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  15. I've never heard of Oriana before, but it is beautiful! I'll have to check that book out now.

    New follower.

    Jennifer @ Feminist Fairytale Reviews
    http://feministfairytalereviews.blogspot.com/2012/02/follow-friday-16-and-tgif-7.html

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  16. New follower here. I'm having a hard time answering this question. Trying to read everyone else's answers for inspiration. This is what I have so far:

    My FF Post
    And don't forget to enter to win a Kindle Fire. My Hottest Boys in Books giveaway ends tonight at midnight!

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  17. Ooh, I haven't read it but Oriana is a good name. I can already conjure up a character and I haven't a clue what the book is about >.< I love the unique names in books because they do stick with you. I know if I write a book I hope that my characters will be able to do that.

    Old Follower!
    Danielle @ Novelly Antithetical

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  18. Hi! I haven't read that book, but Orianna's a unique name for sure. See what I said at: www.rachelrmrblog.blogspot.com

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  19. As usual, I am still playing catch up on Saturday. Friday was only enough time to do the twitter and FB follow, and set up the linky on my blog. Sigh! I'm so slow.

    Oriana puts me in mind of the constellation Orian who is the great hunter. I wonder if Oriana had any huntress qualities like Dianna of Mythology. I finally chose a good name from my reading, but you'll have to visit me to find out what it is. http://steepedinbooks.blogspot.com I'm a new follower, just dropping by to say Happy Friday (and Saturday) follow.

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  20. You've been Blog Tagged! http://wordsoftheworlds.blogspot.com/2012/02/blogger-tag-im-it.html

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    1. Thank you for thinking of me, but I no longer do tags/ awards because I just don't have time to continue them! Thanks though!

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