An Inkwell of Pen Names by Stephen Smith

By Stephen Smith

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. positive factors of the compendium comprise 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 common Welsh name Bzjxxllwcp is pronounced Jackson. ) was an outstanding performer in the circus of life. He was an upstanding one, as well, if you consider his lectures. Browne was one of a group of humorists who learned from each other and whose influence extends to the present day. Their writing is characterized by atrocious spelling and awful grammar. President Lincoln read a piece by Browne to cheer up his cabinet just as he had read them one by David Locke, who wrote under the name of Petroleum V.

The first book in the series was Secret of the Old Clock (1930); The Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) was the last. Adams also used Carolyn Keene as a pen name for the less well-known thirty-two books of the Dana Girls series, published between 1934 and 1978. All of Adams’ books were cooked up following a kind of recipe. Characters were either good or evil, but the crimes committed by evildoers weren’t too serious. No matter how tight a mystery was Nancy Drew always unraveled it. ) Adams wrote the Hardy Boys series (twenty novels written from 1934 to 1973) using Franklin W.

No matter how tight a mystery was Nancy Drew always unraveled it. ) Adams wrote the Hardy Boys series (twenty novels written from 1934 to 1973) using Franklin W. Dixon as her pseudonym. She probably thought that a man’s name on the cover would be more appealing to young male readers. The first of these books was The Mark on the Door (1934); The Mystery at Devil’s Paw (1973) was the last. Twenty-one science-related Tom Swift, Jr. books were written by Adams, under the name Victor Appleton II, between the years 1935 and 1972.

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