Your Pen Name?

Diana

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Like many of the members on Iwaku, one day I would like to be a published author. Considering my severe lack of self discipline and penchant for getting bored easily, I probably will never finish one... but I like to dream! XD



A few minutes ago I was daydreaming once again about the glamorous life of being a popular novelist. And then I thought "Damn. If I was famous tons of crazy stalkers and Diana-haters would invade my safe happy place on Iwaku! That would suck!"

So decided, if I DO ever manage to publish I novel, I would probably have a pen name and maybe even be MYSTERIOUS and never show my picture or face in public!

Of course... I'm having a really hard time trying to figure out what my pen name would be. I might end up using a character's name. XD


If you were having your work published, would you use your real name or a Pen Name? What sort of Pen Name would you have?
 

Blind Hemingway

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I'm pretty sure your name is a pen name. ;D
 
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FJ22

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I am published, but I don't use a pen name. I use a nickname but make myself very clear as who I am. I'm not worried about stalkers or retarded haters. They can hate all they want. It's worth it for devote fans I'll have one day. :)
 

Vay

The Empress
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Mostly Fantasy and Sci-fi, though I’ll do anything if the plot is good.
Off the top of my never wanting to be published head....


David Formworth.

*shrugs*

Seem the right balance between generic and distinctive.
 

Diana

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Silly Rory, anyone could google Diana Notacat and find where I am! ><
 
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Ochalla

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I think considering what I'm currently aiming for for a career if I buckled down and actually finished a piece of fiction I'd use a pen name so as not to confuse my future fans in my two paths.
 
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Kitti

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Eros Netsah.
Screw being generic~
Some of us are more brave, though...

**Glances at Asmo**
 

Zen

The Bartender
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J.O.C. would be my pen name. Not gonna say what it stands for. >.>
 
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Sylvir

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I've never thought about it (^^ゞ I don't expect to be published, so the consequences of using my real name never crossed my mind... I think I would use my real name ^.^ Or Bess? Bess is also just a name I gave myself anyway xD
 
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Keith Stone....

jk/jk

Seriously though, It would be something like that. With a solid last name. Something, recognizable, sharp, ending in a 'G' 'K' or 'N' Sound. I would have to think about it a little more.
 

Hydronine

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I'm gonna try to get published under the name Jules Rudis.

Small changes so people will pronounce the name fucking CORRECTLY.
 

Ai

The Red Queen
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Ella N. Dean

First letters are always important. =P
 

Blind Hemingway

A former executive or something.
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Adept, Douche
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Primarily Prefer Female
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Surrealism, Surreal Horror (Think Tim Burton), Steampunk, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Spaghetti Westerns, Mercenaries, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, Historical fantasies
海さん。:D