|A rose by any other name |
still writes great fiction!
Suffice it to say, I've decided to call myself something different on these books, so as not to confuse anyone. But I struggle with pseudonyms for the same reason as tattoos. How can you commit to something so permanent? With the tattoo, I wonder if I would sour to wings on my back and if then I'd want a fish on my toe instead. Or maybe on my ankle. I'd want to change and rearrange it constantly, which is why I don't have one.
A name is the same, isn't it? Do I feel like a Josephine today or a Savannah? How will I feel tomorrow? And every name under the sun already belongs to someone out there. Will I be reduced to some nouveau spelling like SanDeE* from LA Story?
(If you've never seen LA Story watch this clip http://youtu.be/1HRzloVtUPA)
If you have opinions on author names, leave me a comment. I need all the help I can get.