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dale-estey's picture
JK Rowling wrote a mystery using a pseudonym. She was successful. Nobody knew who she was. Few people bought the book. It was then discovered that she wrote the book. Book hits the top o' Amazon. So, I'm wondering. Well - two things - because it's hot and decent folk should not be so put upon by...
dale-estey's picture
I do have a pseudonym, which I have used but once or twice. It derives from combining both fraternal and maternal relatives. In fact, I once used it for a character in a short story. But - non - I am not going to reveal it - it would then lose its pseudo. [DE] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mark...
kristen-j-tsetsi's picture
  In 1987, Joyce Carol Oates was revealed to be Rosamond Smith, the author of Lives of the Twins, a mystery novel slated for publication the same year as You Must Remember This, a “real” Oates novel. Oates was disappointed to have been discovered–”I wanted to  escape from my own identity...
pat-bertram's picture
(I am aware that there is no such word as pseudonymize, but “To Choose a Pseudonym or Not to Choose a Pseudonym” doesn’t have the same ring.) Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper. Hard guys with hard names. And what about Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner, Nicholas Cage, Clint Eastwood?...