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Pen names and Personalities

My writer friend Jenny Kane has been musing on her blog lately about being lots of people at once, at least in terms of pen names. 631 more words

the growing

liquid seeping through the ground
and the life that sprouts is but
a tiny strand of green and white;
a root hugs the earth, a new leaf… 198 more words


The "You" On Your Pages

After posting yesterday about the controversy swirling around out there about a possible “unmasking” of the real person behind the “Elena Ferrante” pseudonym for the huge-selling novelist, I returned once more to my “ 494 more words


Should you use a pen name?

It’s a pretty standard tactic of authors to use a pen name when they write their fiction. Either to avoid the public eye, to keep from damaging their reputation because they wrote something of a more dubious or questionable nature, or to simply have the ability to write without the social pressure of being a well known author among your peers. 466 more words

Blake Barrington

Behind The Literary Mask

Writing in the New York Review of Books, an Italian journalist claims he may have uncovered the real-life identity of a pseudonymous huge selling… 316 more words


I had to ask: Carlyle Labuschagne

Disclaimer: I’m a growing fan of Carlyle Labuschagne, not just because of her books, but because she’s got to be one of the most honest writers out there. 1,286 more words

Books And Stuff

The Generosity of Entropy

There is less pressure in the unknown, in the undefined, in the free-flowing. Until they become known, until their forms get defined, and until their substances are made to flow in meaningful directions and momenta. 344 more words

Pen Names