Does the Name Matter?

Mary’s Korean name is Yu-Rhee

I had a great visit with a grade 12 Writer’s Craft class today. One of the things we talked about was author names and character names. In the post entitled, “Yu-Rhee Versus Mary: Does the Name Matter?” I reflected on how my characters were impacted upon being forced to take “Canadian-friendly” names by the school board.

See also:

How Canadians can be more inclusive of diverse names (CBC article)

Naming a Newly Published Author (Writer’s Digest)

Author Names & Book Titles