The first scientific blog I ever read was the Neurocritic and the second was Neuroskeptic. Every person has different reasons for a pseudonym, that vary with their job, the type of unit they are in, what they are writing, and their command climate.
Barbara Michaels her pseudonym writes gothic and supernatural Thrillers.
Do you or have you blogged or written under a pen name or pseudonym? Plus, they probably try to give you additional ideas of what you could write about.
Many writers find a pen name to be an excellent, and necessary, way to separate their writing careers from their day jobs.
Am I an unethical pseudonym. I was looking into blogging but most of what I read states you need an author photo. Unfortunately, it is no longer as easy to keep your real name a secret from your publishers. Obviously, most of us would like to drop the pseudonym and come out into the world of normal bloggers.
Your real name just happens to be Ernest Hemingway or F. Their answers focused on the ability to critique work without fear of retaliation or souring professional relations. Nick names and other diminutive forms of legal names are not considered fictitious.
She also writes as Megan Lindholm. Do you think that would be a good idea? Enjoy what you just read? Gloria Rice presuming those are actually your middle names.
Today, there is no need to call yourself "Georges Sand" when "Aurore Dupin" will do just as well. You hate your name. You have a history of failure. Listen up because I think about this stuff a lot.
Whether they actually would have or not we will never know, but that was my fear. Here are 10 questions to consider as you decide whether or not to write under a pseudonym: You get the picture.
You write in more than one genre or field. In this case, the pseudonym is generally a trademark.
Copyright does not protect pseudonyms or other names. Rather than disguise your own identity, it would be wiser to thoroughly disguise the identities of your subjects, so that no one will think you are writing about "them" in the first place. As with any writing decision, there are good reasons and bad reasons to use a pen name.
If an editor or agent is likely to associate your name with previous failures, it might be wise to try a different moniker. So for the one person who was curiousthis is my explanation for why I write under a fake name.
I should have done this by now…. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future. A pseudonym offers a reasonable way for many military service members to contribute their voices to discussions of leadership, training, and world events without compromising their privacy, position, or job security.
Have you ever considered it? And should you consider using one? Scott Fitzgerald or Dan Brown. Writers who have tried to "cross genres" often find the results disappointing. Hopefully, readers will engage with the content and not care too much about the authorship.Ever since I started writing under the guise of Angry Staff Officer, I’ve had a lot of people ask me, “Why do you blog under a pseudonym?” Or, more belligerently, “Why do you hide behind a pseudonym?”.
30 thoughts on “ Writing under a pseudonym ” Joe Hartlaub on March 21, at am said: I at one point considered writing a series of science fiction bondage porn, ala the Gor series, under the pen name “John Ramsay Gilstrap.”.
How To Create a Popular Blog Under a Nickname (a Pseudonym) Last updated on April 27, by Greg Narayan | 16 Comments There’s a lot you can do to make a blog popular these days.
Having a blog isn’t a particularly novel hobby. Almost everyone seems to have one, especially on Twitter, but writing a blog under a pseudonym is relatively rare (at least in the circles I move in).
Here are 10 questions to consider as you decide whether or not to write under a pseudonym: How comfortable are you with having your real name splashed all over the Internet, especially if your writing is being savaged in a blog post or book review?
Often, writing under a pseudonym is as easy as putting the phrase "writing as" on your manuscript. For articles, short stories, and poetry, you can simply put your real name in the upper left corner of your manuscript (or on the cover page), and list your pen name as your byline beneath the title.Download