Counter Arts
Published in

Counter Arts

Humor. Writing. Pseudonyms. Creativity.

Why I Ditched My Pen Name

by A. Hohl

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

Writers have more than enough excuses to procrastinate. And like most of us, I procrastinated — and fed my ego. I’m now a writer; therefore, I need a pen name, right? My actual name is too short. Too symmetrical. Too boring.

--

--

--

Whacky, countercultural, and the only 1 Stop for Nonfiction on Medium.. Who cares what the algorithm says?

Recommended from Medium

NFTs for Authors: New Options to Publish books in a Digital Era

Stop Being A Writer

Discipline > motivation

Your Art is Your Letter to the World

How to Write For The Internet (and Grow An Audience With Written Content!)

OK, I’m ready… my words now public

This Is How You Can Connect With Your Readers To Make Over $500 Monthly

A principled workflow to write dense and long texts

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Will Hull

Will Hull

Yankee, Aussie and freelance (and whatever-inspires-me) writer. Happier. Editor at Counter Arts, Rainbow Salad and Songstories. https://ko-fi.com/willhull

More from Medium

Novelist Harold Robbins The king of Airport Sex

Meals on (Two) Wheels: The Tastebox, Finsbury Park

Some Fiction about Dragons!