Pen names, or pseudonyms, can be a great way to create an author brand and persona, and keep your work in multiple genres separate. But using a pen name has both rewards and risks. I discuss what you need to know.
Blog: Should You Use a Pen Name for Your Self Published Books? http://hub.me/anQ2A
YouTube video: https://youtu.be/MnnH2YnMiBA
Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):
0:49 When using a pen name is a good idea
1:43 Your real identity could get revealed
3:35 Copyrights and pen names
4:27 Setting up author pages for pen names on Amazon
5:37 Too many pen names equals too much marketing
7:14 Are you covering up a secret life?
8:16 Diversity and inclusion issues with pen names