Names Are Power

It’s not unusual for writers to use a pen name. Whether it’s due to sexism (Emily Brontë published as Ellis Belle), content (E.L. James is a pen name!), or splitting genres (Anne Rice as A. N. Roquelaure or Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb), pen names are common. Scene names are also common in the BDSM world. There are folks I have known for years and I only know their scene name. Personally, I introduce myself as either my scene […]

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