Amie Jane
Amie Jane asked Katie McGarry:

When naming your characters, do you give any thought to the actual meaning?

Katie McGarry Hi Amie,

Yes and no.

Sometimes I just randomly find a name I like.

Sometimes I spend weeks trying to find the right name. For Echo in the Pushing the Limits series, her name was originally Sarah. I knew that wasn't her name, but I couldn't come up with the right name so Sarah served as a place holder. I finally found Echo about halfway through writing the book.

For Hendrix (Drix) in Say You'll Remember Me, since his father was a musician and Drix played the drums, I spent a lot of time going through rock musician names and listening to their music to find the right name.

Thank you for the question!


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