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20 Authors Who Wrote Under a Pseudonym

20 AUTHORS WHO WROTE UNDER A PSEUDONYM J. K. ROWLING = ROBERT GALBRAITH PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS ROBERT GALBRAITH THE CUCKOO'S CALLING The Cuckoo's Harry Potter Series Calling April 4, 2013 Book published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? She wanted to work without pressure or hype STEPHEN KING = RICHARD BACHMAN PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS The Regulators Shawshank September 24, 1996 Redemption The Shining Books published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? 8 So he could write two books a year 3 THE BRONTË SISTERS = CURRER, ELLIS, AND ACTON BELL PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Poems by Wuthering Heights POEMS BY CURRER, ELLIS, Currer, Ellis, and & ACTON BELL CHARLOTTE BRONTE Acton Bell EMILY BRONTE Jane Eyre 1846 Book published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? Fear of judgement based on gender 4. ISAAC ASIMOV = PAUL FRENCH PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS The Adventures I, Robot of Lucky Starr The Caves of Steel 1952 - 1958 Books published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? 6. His books were to be made into a TV series and he worried that the producer would ruin it MICHAEL CRICHTON = JOHN LANGE PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS ODDS ON Odds On Jurassic Park 1966 ER Books published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? He was at university and didn't want to professors to know he had a time consuming hobby DR. SEUSS = THEO LESIEG I Wish that I Had PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Duck Feer The Cat In The Hat I Wish That I Had Duck Feet Green Eggs And Ham August 12, 1965 The Grinch Dr. Seess Books published 44 writing under a WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? Due to a night of drinking, he was ousted as a university pseudonym columnist. He decided to write under Dr. Seuss and the name stuck ANNE RICE = %3D ANNE RAMPLING Anne Rice PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Exit to Eden Interview with May, 1985 the Vampire oxit to oden Books published WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? 2 writing under a pseudonym To gain maximum literary freedom FRANÇOIS-MARIE AROUET VOLTAIRE %3| Valtaire PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Heatinde Henriade The Maid of Orleans 1723 Books published 19 writing under a WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? He wrote under the name voltaire to avoid being confused with a poet pseudonym 9. GEORGES REMI HERGÉ %3D PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Tntin Tintin in Tibet The Blue Lotus 1960 The Red Sea Sharks Books published 24 writing under a WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? pseudonym Every good writer had a pseudonym and he wanted one too 10 DANIEL HANDLER = LEMONY SNICKET PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS The Bad A Series Of Beginning Unfortunate Events September 30, 1999 Books published 26 writing under a WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? He and his editor agreed the narrator of the book should pseudonym be the "writer" 11 SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS = MARK TWAIN PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS ADVENTURES oF HUCKLEBERRY FINN The Adventures The Adventures of Huckleberry Of Tom Sawyer Finn 1884 Books published 28 writing under a WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? He was a fresh new journalist, and needed a nom de guerre; so he confiscated an ancient mariner's discarded one pseudonym 12 CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON = LEWIS CARROLL PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Through the Looking Glass Jaberwocky Alice's Abatare Adventues in Wndrland Wonderland 1865 Books published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? 4 To distinguish between his mathematics works and his literature 13 DANIEL DEFOE = ROBINSON CRUSOE %3D PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Moll Flanders Roxana The Fortunate Mistress April 25, 1719 Books published WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? 9. writing under a pseudonym He would anger those in power so used pseudonyms to keep harm away from him 14 CARLO LORENZINI = CARLO COLLODI PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS PINOCCHIO Pinocchio Le avventure 1883 di Pinocchio Book published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? Edited a satirical magazine and used a pen name to preserve himself 15 EMILY JENKINS = E LOCKHART PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS DISREPUTABLE HISTORY Srenkie Lnd-Bant The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks Skunkdog The Secret Life of Billie's Uncle Myron August 25, 2009 Books published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? 4 To distinguish between her works for the young adult market 16 ERIC BLAIR = %3D GEORGE ORWELL ANIMAL FARM GEORGE ORWELL PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Animal Farm 1984 August 17, 1945 Down and Out in Paris and London WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? Books published 6. writing under a He didn't want to embarass his family who would find out he had lived as a vagrant pseudonym 17 HECTOR HUGH MUNRO = SAKI PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS The Storyteller The Storyteller The Toys Of Peace The Open Window Saki 1987 Books published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? It has never been known why he chose a pseudonym and will remain a mystery 18 CHARLES DICKENS = BOZ PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS SKETCHES Sketches by Boz A Christmas Carol BOZ 1836 Oliver Twist Book published writing under a pseudonym WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? Dickens used a pseudonym for his first stories because he was, at the time, a serious political columnist 19 STANLEY MARTIN LIEBER STAN LEE CAPTAIN AMERICA PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS Captain The Marvel Universe America 1941 Series' of comic WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? 41 books published writing under a pseudonym He started writing comic books, but hoped to one day to write serious literary work and wanted to save his real name for that 20 NORA ROBERTS = J.D. ROBB THE INTERNATONAL ESTSELLER NORA ROBERTS Dark Witch PUBLISHED OTHER WORKS The Collector October 29, 2013 The Witness DARK WITCH Books published 50 writing under a WHY USE A PSEUDONYM? She writes as J.D.Robb for the in Death Series, this is because the content in that series differs from her usual stlye pseudonym Sources: 1. www.businessinsider.com/famous-authors-who-wrote-under-pen- names-2013-7?op%=D1&IR=T Lovereading.co 2. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henriade Helping you choose your next book 3. writerswrite.co.za/10-famous-authors-who-used-pen-names 4. www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/04/the-strange- stories-behind-famous-writers-pen-names/255619/#slide4 5. mentalfloss.com/article/51195/how-8-famous-writers-chose-their-pen-names 6. newsfeed.time.com/2013/07/15/famous-authors-with-secret-pseudonyms/slide/nora-roberts-j-d-robb 2.

20 Authors Who Wrote Under a Pseudonym

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Many famous authors throughout history have written under a pseudonym. For matters personal, political or promotional - some of the greatest literary works have been written by an author with a secret...

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