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Writing Anonymity Doesn’t Actually Work For Me

The invisibility of a pen name won’t work for some

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The reasons for writing under a pen name are as varied as the number of writers who do it. Some well-known writers have released quite a few stories under a different name. Stephen King wrote under the name of Richard Bachman. Dean Koontz wrote under a few nom de plumes, such as…




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P.G. Barnett

P.G. Barnett

A published author enjoying married Texas bliss. Dog person living with cats. A writer of Henry James' stories. Featured In MuckRack. Top Writer In Fiction.

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