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Chris -- 2015-05-30
Since your nom de plume is not your name, many writers feel an urge to inject negation into the phrase. Common- about 9,000 ghits. Examples:
His first novel, Philista, was written under the non de plume Cecil Power and appeared serially in Gentleman’s Magazine.
www.libraries.psu.edu/speccolls/Finding … llen4.html
By 1800, her writings were familiar to a wide reading public, both under her own
name and also that of her non-de-plume, Mrs Prudentia Homespun.
He was the author of a column for the Australian Rugby News for several years
under the non-de-plume of Leather Balls.
Why change yr non de plume when you’re still using the same boring techniques
that make you so easy to recognise?
www.melbourne.indymedia.org/news/2004/0 … omment.php
So suddenly hours late she arrived in disguise as her non de plume: Madame Sylvie!
www.futureofthebook.org/itinplace/archi … eam_1.html
Using the non-de-plume of Jonathan Rix, his grandfather’s name, Dennis O’Keefe hied himself over to England and sold this story…
Now that the secret has leaked out, I may need a new non de plume, how about
You can write anonymously, under a non-de-plume or use your real name – up to you!