The Journal: Personas vs. Pseudonyms

In today’s Journal * Personas vs. Pseudonyms * Of Interest * The Numbers Personas vs. Pseudonyms As I mentioned yesterday, I thought you might enjoy reading about a few of my pseudonyms. Actually, though, “pseudonyms” is a misnomor. A pseudonym is only a false name, a mask one can hastily put on to conceal one’s “true” identity for whatever reason. (Does anyone ever reveal their true identity? And which one? But that’s a matter for another post.) A pseudonym is a lie, and it doesn’t imbue the writer with any particular skills. It’s only words. I’ve used a few pseudonyms—one … Read more