Random Young Adult Character Generator

From Twilight to Catcher in the Rye, young adult (YA) fiction has been the most dominant genre for decades. But just because it's popular with readers doesn't mean that it's easy to write. We wanted to give you a jumping off point for starting your YA novel, so we developed this unique character generator tool. From gender and age to looks and personality (plus a special plot twist!), you'll have a great place to start your novel or short story. If you create something great, share the results with us!

Generate Your Character

Fill in the fields below and click 'Generate' to create your character. You'll have an opportunity to email your character to yourself or a friend after it has been created. Remember, if you get a character you're not crazy about, you can always start over!

A check in the box above will randomly generate a name for your character.

A check in the box above will randomly generate an appearance for your character.