10 Characters You Can Use Royalty Free

Writing creative and original content can be tricky, we’ve been influenced by so many archetypes and character ideas it can be hard to make your idea stand out. Have you ever just given up? And said something like, “This would be so much easier if I could just use [insert pop-culture character here] in my story!” 

Well, what if I told you that you can?

In this video from YouTuber austinmcconnell breaks down some famous literary characters which have now become royalty-free, meaning you can use any of these characters on your list without fear of legal repercussions.

With that said, check out the video so you can get some innovative ideas for your next project!


  • While a great many would see him as a hero, there are some that would prefer the term vigilante. Gregory is an aspiring filmmaker who loves writing, directing, coffee and long walks on the beach.


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