Interesting post on pen names.

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Another new year begins and thoughts turn to renewal and new beginnings. 2016 gave us all some challenges and some heavy losses in the entertainment industry, so now we look forward to seeing what 2017 has in store for us on all fronts.

It doesn’t take a new year or the month of January to bring up musings of changes though. Authors see change with every new project; a new environment to build, new fictional characters to develop and our own ever changing relationship with the imaginary worlds that we write.

Sometimes a new project can take us far afield from what we’ve created before, even into a new genre. If the change is significant, we might even consider starting in this new direction with a new pen name. It is commonly done among well-known writers. For example, Agatha…

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