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What's In a Pen Name?

So today is my birthday.  Not a particularly special one, but one more in the can.  Entering my 58th year today – in a few years, I’ll be 60.  1,671 more words

Writing

Becoming Robert Pimm: a strange sensation

I wrote last month that I was planning to change my pen-name to Robert Pimm.

Today, 17 October, I have taken a further step towards that goal.   277 more words

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What's in a name?

I need a pen name. I had always thought I would come up a pen name, but then I found I happen to share a name with someone else and they’ve already been published under said name. 184 more words

Writing

As Real as it Gets

I spent my summer writing.  (Big surprise!)  I was writing a novel that I had every intention of publishing under a pseudonym.  It was different from what I had written before.  263 more words

Writing Life

Writing with a Pen Name: Part 1 (Why Use a Pseudonym?)

Maxie Steer is my pseudonym (gasp! NO WAY! Say it ain’t so!).

I’ll give you a moment.

Now that you’ve recovered from my truth, hear me out. 669 more words

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Pen Names and Publicity Stunts

I watched something unfold on Facebook last week that makes me want to address a few things with my reader base, and hopefully some fellow authors/writers to gauge their opinion, and to see if I’m out of line in my way of thinking. 776 more words

Writing

Becoming Robert Pimm

Assiduous readers will have noticed that I have changed the name of this blog.  This is because I want further to separate out my professional existence as HM Consul General in Istanbul from my part-time existence as a writer of fiction. 163 more words

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