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Rocking Self-publishing podcast episode 57

I wrote Simon Whistler and jokingly told him this episode was so good I almost didn’t want to tell anyone about it.  It covered: pen names, word counts, price points, writing in multiple genres, writing rules by various great authors, the future, the past, the kitchen sink, the bathroom sink, you name it.  19 more words

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I have mixed feelings on whether it is best to use a pen name or not.

On the one hand, I’m building a brand so I want to connect as much of my work to me as possible. 455 more words


Mandatory Monday: Do you want to be known or not?

So, I read this really entertaining book the other day, Word Play by Amalie Silver.  One of the main characters was a guy that started writing erotica under a pen name because he wasn’t making it as a mystery writer and he wanted to pay his rent.   320 more words

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Alecia in the Mechwurm in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

My short story “Alecia in the Mechwurm” has just come out in the latest issue (#59) of Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine. ASIM, along with Aurealis, carries the banner for Australian (and NZ, and well, I guess all of Oceania) Science Fiction. 130 more words


The Writing Life—Using a Pen Name or Not

Some writing experts say your name as a writer is your brand. Readers come to expect a certain kind of book from you. They expect me to write paranormal mysteries. 352 more words


5 men who wrote under female pseudonyms

I documented my pseudonym-related dilemma a few days ago. Since then, I’ve been using my free time (and some writing time, shamefully enough) to go hunting for cool pseudonyms on the internet. 664 more words

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