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Pen name aka as nom de plume (but not the mnetter)

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ggglimpopo Sun 01-May-05 09:28:11

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Mud Sun 01-May-05 09:29:16

Francoise Bacon

ggglimpopo Sun 01-May-05 09:30:22

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flamesparrow Sun 01-May-05 09:36:53

Oooh intrigued now... what's the book about???

NomDePlume Sun 01-May-05 09:38:15

Got all excited then too, <hurumph>

ggglimpopo Sun 01-May-05 09:40:51

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flamesparrow Sun 01-May-05 09:42:28

LOL! Ooooh, you could be "Lloyd Barclay"

BadgerBadger Sun 01-May-05 10:35:14

Natalie Weston

...geddit? Natwest

SoupDragon Sun 01-May-05 10:41:05

Do you want to be a man or a woman?

ggglimpopo Sun 01-May-05 10:43:37

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SoupDragon Sun 01-May-05 10:47:32

Those names are only strong by association though Mind you, some names would ever be considered strong so I know what you mean.

(Didn't J K Rowling use her initials in order to cloud the issue of her sex btw?)

SenoraPostrophe Sun 01-May-05 10:50:15

What about other surnames in your family - your mother's/grandmother's maiden name? You need something there's a story to I think.

Or [initials] French

suzywong Sun 01-May-05 10:50:45


Marie-France Rosbif


Sophie England
Suzanne Albany
Lorraine Castle

dunno really

ggglimpopo Sun 01-May-05 11:18:45

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SenoraPostrophe Sun 01-May-05 11:24:06

get a copy of the french yellow pages and stick pins in until you get a name that also works in English?

NomDePlume Sun 01-May-05 18:39:00

I know someone called Natalie Weston !

Tinker Sun 01-May-05 18:40:58

Hardy and Lambert can be French or English

Tanzie Sun 01-May-05 22:45:02

Mine is going to be Persephone Sykes
Have youu got a publisher then, ggg?

pixiefish Sun 01-May-05 22:47:25

I like your Mn name. How about G Limpopo

ggglimpopo Sun 01-May-05 23:09:25

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JoolsToo Sun 01-May-05 23:16:12

Jennifer Tussaude

Betty Pompadour

Antoinette Brittain

MarsLady Sun 01-May-05 23:33:11

Dominique Devereux. That was going to be my Mills and Boon name.

What about Gil Limpopo?

Fimbo Sun 01-May-05 23:35:52

Lillie Marsaud

ghosty Mon 02-May-05 00:17:28

Francoise Bucket ... (pronounced Bouquet)???

tamum Mon 02-May-05 10:36:00

How about a version of your MN name made to sound like a real person? Geraldine Pope, or Genevieve Pope for that French sound?

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