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Using a Pen Name
by John Kremer

Some authors like to use pen names when writing books, especially fiction. Below is a Q&A email I answered for an author who wanted to use a pen name ó and had a lot of questions on how to use a pen name successfully.

The rest of this article has been updated, expanded, and moved to our Book Marketing Bestsellers blog: http://bookmarketingbestsellers.com/how-to-use-a-pen-name.

See also: http://askjohnkremer.com/pen-names-when-to-use-them-when-not-to-use-them.


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