Pen-names, aliases or actual names on blogs

Do you blog under your own name or do you use a pen-name?

Did you choose an alias for yourself, or others who are mentioned in your stories?

How did you choose what to name yourself as an author of a blog?

I used to be known as Javamom at another, previous blog. I didn’t mind this in the beginning, but after a while I was a little irked by that. I mean, I am more than a coffee drinking mom (Java and mom), right? Do I really want the internet to continue to call me that?

Do I really want people who are not my offspring call me anything with the word mom in it?

When I abandoned the Javaline blog (and the Javamom pen-name) and started this one, I was on the fence whether I should use my own name. I asked myself questions like this: Continue reading “Pen-names, aliases or actual names on blogs”