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What’s in a (pen) name?: writers and the fate of the female pseudonym

Recently, my article ‘What’s in a (pen) name?: writers and the fate of the female pseudonym’ was published over at the online feminist journal Feminartsy… 93 more words

On Using a Pseudonym

When I became serious about writing my first novel, I had to decide if I would use my birth name or a pen name. “To be, or not to be; that is the question” (Shakespeare’s Hamlet), that was the idiom that popped into my head when I first debated the use of a pseudonym. 979 more words

Day 2: Blog Name & Meaning

Hi guys, day two of my 31 day challenge is here and today’s post will focus on my blog name and the meaning behind it. My blog name is Ashleigh Fitzpatrick which is the pseudonym I will one day publish novels under. 192 more words


The Story Behind Literature's Silliest Pseudonym

“No other major writer chose a name as silly as Teffi,” Robert Chandler admits in his excellent introduction to Tolstoy, Rasputin, Others, and Me, a wide-ranging new translation of the Russian author’s shorter work. 1,894 more words


Writing YA novel. 

So excited to be making progress with my YA novel about mental illness. I haven’t yet decided on whether it’ll be a happy or a sad ending yet, although I’m more inclined to have a happy ending to send the message that recovery IS possible. 97 more words

not de pluming

how many identities should a person have
is more than one
too many
007 would have you believe
a limitless supply of non de plumes… 172 more words

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