questionspen name suggestions for @hobbit?

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@hobbit: feel free to tattle and ask for deletion if this is more annoying than entertaining:

I've always thought combining the real names of 2 authors that used pen names would be a good pen name, throw in an initial for added oomph:

J. Charlotte Clemens

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awwww how sweet, guess I better get busy on that book.

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I have no good ideas at this time but am commenting so I can subscribe. ;)

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Cerulean Hobbes.
Whit Botboo.
Helen Shapiro. Oh... wait... that one might cause issues.

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J. R. R. Tolkien?

That wasn't even clever but I'm posting anyway

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@hobbit: I sent you a PM, it has nothing to do with this thread.

Sorry guys - I don't have any fantastically creative ideas at the moment.

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Okay since it is my name... NOTHING to do with middle earth @eneref

Remember I am a girl, I want a girlie name.

I would love to incorporate an ancestor's name which is Dover and I need to ask my cousin what our family name really is from Italy. Because I suspect the name my great grandfather used wasn't his given name, but what Ellis Island assigned to him.

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Norm VanDerPloom. A nice mangling of nom de plume. Sort of like the Sue Denim in the wikipedia list.

edit: doh! The girly requirement was added as I was writing.

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S. H. Orty

Couldn't resist, hobbit's are just so small.

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OK, I was going to suggest Bilbo or Frodo as a last name... preserves the hobbit, but not too overtly. Charlotte Frodo has a nice, familiar ring. But if Tolkien references are out, you can always steal a page out of the Dr. Seuss playbook.

First, he had fun with his middle name (Theodore Seuss Geisel -> Dr. Seuss)
And then with his last name (Theodore Seuss Geisel -> Theo LeSeig)

P.S. the books he published under the second pseudonym are consistently not among his best.

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Debbie Dover

Has the alliteration thing going, and easy to say/remember.

Debbie D. Dover, even better!

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Thinking outside of the box...

Ellis Canterbury? Ellis for Ellis Island and Canterbury, which lies right next to Dover, England. Kind of a stretch but I thought it had a nice ring to it.

Arlyn Dover perhaps? Arlyn after the studio where Cliffs of Dover (by Eric Johnson aka in Guitar hero) was recorded + Dover

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@mrmucox: Debbie Dover sounds like a stripper. hahaha

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@hobbit: I don't THINK those had anything to do with middle earth. Other than the second one being the only anagram I could come up with for "Woot Hobbit."

I think it helps to know what your novel is about. Or a genre. For instance, one wouldn't read a romance novel from a woman named "Edwina Cuthwater" in much the same way one wouldn't take a treatise on global economics seriously from a "Plenty O'Toole."

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@eneref: It is in the chick lit genre with a flavour of well Nora Roberts minus being set in the distant future.

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Luke Dover
S. Kim Dover
Warren M. Dover (and claim posthumous publishing)
Wyatt Cliffe (of Dover obviously)

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Hernando Verellis
although now I think you're a man hailing from Mexico...

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@hobbit: Elise Michaels, Kay Stevens, Simone DeAubry, Helen Gardener

Those are your typical 'chick' genre style names. Simple. Sounds like the woman down the block, so she could be that 'everywoman' whose writings you latch onto, etc, etc.

If you want something more exotic, I'm sure we can come up with something. Going along with the Dover theme, you could just be Eileen Dover. ;)

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This is a fun game! I'm liking the suggestions, but I was thinking more along the lines of the initials, like S.E. Hinton, who wrote The Outsiders... That gives it just enough "cool" factor, and could allow for extra flexibility with gender supposition.

My thought was more like E.B. Dover (to continue the Dover train of thought) - Oh, and it rhymes with the earlier, alliterative suggestion of Debbie Dover. Maybe that's where my thought came from in the first place... :)

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@snapster: "Wyatt Cliffe of Dover"??? oh man. That one is so bad, it's good!

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How about Yawanna DisBook ? Sends out a nice subliminal.
Or the old "find your drag queen/stripper name" trick:
Name of your first pet for the first name, name of the first street you lived on for the last name. Mine: Buffy Everett

Sorry I know I'm not being serious. That's all I got.

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@lavikinga: thanks! 20 hours I waited for a chuckle :)

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well now that I am done celebrating Meck Dec Day http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecklenburg_Declaration_of_Independence and thinking clearly. Um NO to @snapster amusing it may be.

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@hobbit: heh, thanks - I figured as much. Cool celebration. Hopefully you don't feel like death Warren M. Dover.

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@snapster: no but but the next couple of weeks is spent going to a few commerative events for battles AND Memorial Day, AND a birthday and a few other things. I might feel like that in July after the 4th.

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Doversionary Curves
Mine Dover
Doverted Gal
Mindo Verted

Who says it has to be an actual name?