Aptronyms Help Character Names In Your Fiction

Jennifer Mendez The Writing Process, Writer's Resources

Have you ever used aptronyms before? What if we told you that the chances are high? At the very least, if you’re an avid reader, you’ve picked up several books that use aptronyms. About Aptronyms Consider Katniss, from The Hunger Games. She’s cat-like. Peeta is a bread maker. Or how about Superman? His real name, in Kryptonian, is Kal-El, which translates …