Guest Chick: Julia Henry

The Chicks are thrilled to welcome Julia Henry, author of the Garden Squad mysteries–we’re so excited about the latest book in the series: Wreathing Havoc is available now!  The Community of Cozies Thank you, Cynthia, and the rest of the Chicks on the Case for having me on the blog today! I really appreciate you helping me celebrate the release of Wreathing Havoc, the fourth … Continue reading Guest Chick: Julia Henry

The (Pen) Name Game

Which author’s real name is Kate? Whose is Mary, Marilyn, or Mariella? Pen names are a literary tradition. (Hello, Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell.*). The reasons for them are manifold. A publisher may request an author assume a new identity for business or financial reasons. An author might use a pseudonym to write in a totally different genre. (I’m talking to you, J.K. Rowling and … Continue reading The (Pen) Name Game