Ask Daphne! About a Pseudonym

January 11th, 2012

I got pinged on Twitter this morning by @ErraticArtist who asked: Is there any time you would recommend an author using a pseudonym? I ask because my own name is quite clunky. And I thought — what a great subject for a blog post! (Mostly because I was in the middle of an early lunch […]

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Ask Daphne’s Readers! About the Name

November 4th, 2010

Got a bit of a turnabout for you today — instead of answering one of your questions, I have one for you. Can any of you explain why the name on the email address you use to send a query would be completely different than the one you use to sign your letter? I’m not […]

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Ask Daphne! What about my name?

November 28th, 2008

Some particularly unusual shoes (they’re made of paper!) for KS, who asked in a comment on another post, “I have a pretty unusual name, but there’s another writer out there with the very same first/last name who’s posted her own stuff (which isn’t spellbinding) on I’m scared to death anyone Googling my name will find her stuff and assume it’s mine. Am I right to be worried?”

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Ask Daphne! What’s in a name?

April 23rd, 2008

S.L. asks, “If a writer publishes both fiction and memoir, and wants to publish all of her writing under one name, must she use her own name rather than a pseudonym?”

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