By Stephen Smith

ISBN-10: 1425728243

ISBN-13: 9781425728243

ISBN-10: 1425728251

ISBN-13: 9781425728250

ISBN-10: 146284197X

ISBN-13: 9781462841974

An Inkwell of Pen Names tells the tales of a hundred authors' pen names in 100 brief chapters. Many different authors who used pen names are mentioned by the way. good points of the compendium contain pen names starting with each letter of the alphabet, authors from twenty-five international locations, the recipients of the Nobel Prize for literature who used pseudonyms, and a balanced collection of women and men authors.

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The other pen names used by Harriet Adams were May Hollis Barton, Ann Sheldon, and Helen Louise Thorndyke. One mystery remains in the well-documented life of Harriet Adams. It is uncertain whether she was born in 1892, 1893 or 1894. It is a problem that the keen mind of Nancy Drew would surely be able to solve. Oliver Optic (William Taylor Adams) 1822-1897 In choosing your signature, bear in mind that nothing goes down now-a-days, but alliteration. Fanny Fern, “Borrowed Light” Adventure stories for youngsters didn’t begin with the Hardy Boys.

Com 34153 CONTENTS The challenge arises as to how the authors whose names appear at the beginning of each of the hundred chapters of An Inkwell of Pen Names should be listed in a table of contents. Many authors are better known by their pen names than their real names. But placing each author’s pen name next to his or her real name would not suffice because some authors have used many pseudonyms. Then, there are all the changes which have been made to the names of women authors who have married.

In April 1726 Arouet was arrested for carrying pistols in the street and was again sent to the Bastille. The author offered to leave France if he were released. A bargain was struck and Arouet sailed to England in May. When he returned to France three years later Arouet’s writings were beginning to become a force for social change. Paul French (Isaac Asimov) 1920-1992 On this foundation would I build my fame, And emulate the Greek and Roman name. 1) Science fiction as a literary genre has a long and glorious history.

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