Pen Names and Pseudonyms

"Versatility is one of your outstanding traits." One of my UCLA writing professors told me that it's wise to be established in one genre before branching out. Like the rebel I am, I've decided to publish a cozy book (confession: my previous book was categorized as multicultural women's fiction). My solution? Use a pen name. Pseudonyms help readers to easily figure out what genre they're buying. For example, J.K. Rowling first published her mysteries under the name of Robert Galbraith. … [Read more...]