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An Author by any Other Name...

There are plenty of writers out there who use a pseudonym instead of their real name, and maybe you’re wondering if you should do the same. 560 more words

Authors

Pseudonyms Part 2 - Protecting Yourself

Continuing last week’s discussion on pseudonyms, this post will cover the legal reasons some authors chose a pen name

Contracts

In the past, when a creator signed up with an agent or publishing company, that entity would have sole access to future projects for a number of years (usually five, but sometimes the contracts lasted for 20 years). 654 more words

Writers

Should I Be Afraid to Publish My Name?, Vol. 2

I had never considered using a pen name. Not really.

I don’t know why.

Maybe vanity. Maybe I wanted my name out there so everyone I went to high school with would see that I’d finally done something with my life. 471 more words

Being Human

Pseudonyms - to use or not to use?

This past weekend I’ve attended the online Claytons Conference through Romance Writers of Australia. They always hold a face to face conference too (this year it was in Melbourne) but not everyone can attend, hence why they do an online version. 618 more words

Writing

Chance meetings

This morning I bumped into a guy. Okay, I didn’t really bump into him. I was sitting in a coffee shop, he walked in and across the cappuccinos he yelled:- 128 more words

Dating

What's in a Pseudonym?

I have made a name to use with the free-writing I spout on this blog.

By jigging around the nickname given to me as a child by my dad, I was able to make a cosy name for myself because the sound of the name makes me feel loved. 193 more words

Blogging

The Cuckoo's Calling (CBR7 #64)

I had every intention of reviewing The Cuckoo’s Calling as if I didn’t know that it was written by J.K. Rowling. But, I can’t. I do know, and more than that the book’s true authorship shows on the page. 402 more words

Cannonball