Ah, pseudonyms, noms de plume, and my favorite, noms de guerre. Should you have one? Do you want (or even need) one? How might you go about selecting one? I have some thoughts on this, and unfortunately, some of my favorite links are locked down, too. In the meantime, here are a couple of links I’ve collected.
YOU AND YOUR PSEUDONYM
Rachel Brooks on five reasons to use a pseudonym
Carina Press: things to consider when choosing a pen name
Jillian Kent on choosing a pen name
A recent article on pen names on NYTimes.com site; I wish that this one acknowledged that we’re not all named Tom, Dick, and Harry (nor do we want to be)