A pen name or nom de plume is a pseudonym adopted by an author. A pen
name may be used to make the author's name more distinctive, to disguise his or
Jul 16, 2013 ... The English crime writer wrote an impressive 66 detective novels and more than
15 short story collections under her own name, but she also ...
Jul 17, 2013 ... But Rowling is hardly the first writer to use a pseudonym for one reason or
another. Here are some other famous names you might recognize.
As a writer, you naturally want to make a name for yourself. But what if that name
isn't the one you were born with? Writing under pseudonyms or "pen names" is ...
Jun 18, 2014 ... JR LeRoy was revealed to be American writer Laura Albert in a super ... a
mystery (Lives of the Twins) under the pseudonym Rosamond Smith ...
Jul 14, 2013 ... From Stephen King to the Brontë sisters, here are nine other authors who hid
their alter egos. Share ... She could have used a woman's name.
Nov 30, 2011 ... Wednesday's special Google doodle wished a happy birthday to Mark Twain.
The American writer was born 176 years ago. Well, Twain wasn't ...
While some authors choose to write under a pen name as a form of artistic
expression, many authors do so against their will. Authors will also use
Jul 24, 2013 ... Why do some writers use pseudonyms? Many people write under an assumed
name. Indeed all the columnists for The Economist—Bagehot, ...
Jul 16, 2013 ... J.K. Rowling isn't the only famous author who's written under a pen name. ... in
the secret world of famous authors penning stories under pseudonyms. ...
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