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How did you come up with your pen name in hubpages?

  1. Admiral_Joraxx profile image80
    Admiral_Joraxxposted 6 years ago

    How did you come up with your pen name in hubpages?

  2. fancifulashley profile image76
    fancifulashleyposted 6 years ago

    My pen name is based off my blog. It just hit me one day and I really enjoy it. I feel like it is refined yet creative and can cover a large span of topics.

  3. Judi Bee profile image96
    Judi Beeposted 6 years ago

    It is my family's nickname for me when I was a child.  I didn't much like it at the time, but have grown fonder of it.

  4. cre8ivOne profile image77
    cre8ivOneposted 6 years ago

    For me, I used a variation of an email address I'd come up with.  I enjoy being creative so having the word creative somewhere in my name was important to me.

  5. M. T. Dremer profile image95
    M. T. Dremerposted 6 years ago

    Great question; this is something I often wonder when seeing unusual names on HubPages.

    Mine was created many years ago when I was going to be a writer for my brother's fiction-based website. I was the sole content provider and I needed something that would guard me from failure. I went through a number of pen names I didn't like until arriving at M. T. Dremer. The last part (Dremer) is actually two sets of initials combined 'DRE' is short for Dr Evil which was my online gaming name around the time Austin Powers was popular, and 'MER' which is my real life initials. When thinking of what letters would come before 'Dremer' I noticed that it was one letter away from 'Dreamer' so the rest just fell into place. M. T. Dremer basically means "Mitch, The Dreamer". It seems overly-complicated and possibly cheesy, but I've loved it since it was created.

    When my brother's website closed down I attempted a few online writing-for-money websites, using the name, before finally settling on HubPages as my number one.

  6. Jeannieinabottle profile image91
    Jeannieinabottleposted 6 years ago

    My pen name is partially my real name.  My name is Jeannie and then I thought it would be funny to use the song, "Genie in a Bottle" as a pen name.  I combined the two.

  7. OutsideTheLines profile image60
    OutsideTheLinesposted 6 years ago

    I used the name for my photography company.

  8. Admiral_Joraxx profile image80
    Admiral_Joraxxposted 6 years ago

    I have once dreamed of navigating a ship, that is why I like the rank of an Admiral and Joraxx is my usual online name so I called myself Admiral_Joraxx.

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    Old Empresarioposted 6 years ago

    I got the idea from a Gore Vidal novel. In the story, a character in New York writes social commentary articles for the NY Post under the pen name "Old Patroon". The name was a reference to the Dutch landowners, or patroon class, that once ruled New York. I figured the Texas equivalent to a New York patroon would be an empresario landowner of the 1820s and 1830s, like Stephan F Austin. So instead of Old Patroon, I was Old Empresario.