|Subject:||Quick name question please...|
|Author:||Amphelise (Authenticated as Chrisell)|
|Date:||June 7, 2012 at 5:33:57 AM|
The characters in my current YA fantasy WIP all have vaguely Italian or Anglicised-Italian names (kind of Shakespeare Italian, I guess). When browsing for names for a main-cast character I found Maddalena, and felt that Maddalen would suit her perfectly.
However, I'm afraid that if ever this book were to be published then discerning, YA-reading name nerds will roll their eyes and diss me for choosing something so similar to the ubiquitously popular Madeline / Madelyn.
What do you think? Am I being silly, or would Maddalen in a fantasy-Italianate novel irritate you?
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