5/20/10

Gw/1i is Coming Out of the Closet

When I decided to start a blog, I took on a pseudonym.   Girl with One Eye was my favorite song by Florence + the Machine.  The artist's voice of that band spoke to me.  Her lyrics are poetic.

I took on a fake name for two reasons. One, I wasn't sure this "writer thing" would stick.  Second, most importantly, I dated a guy in high school who remembered my middle name and almost 20 years later found me on the net through my jewelry website.  That was a little scary.

So Monday, May 24, 2010, Gw/1i comes out of the closet and reveals her true identity.  Not only that, I will have a new blog look.  With the looming SCBWI's writer conference this summer and with the my third novel almost complete, I think it is time I do business as myself.  I need to make a blog presence as myself and let the cover of my pseudonym lay to rest.  And if "others" (aka people I know) Google me and find out I'm a writer, I am ready to answer their questions.  No matter how annoying.

But no matter what my real name is, I will always be your Girl with One Eye at Heart.

5 comments :

  1. True identity. Reminds me of Bourne--my favorite amnesiac. Looking forward to your unveiling!
    Winged Writer

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  2. That is a important step GW1, the significance of which is not lost on me. Good for you!! I'm anxious to meet you. :)

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  3. Last month I introduced the real me to the blogging world.

    Good for you! I'll see you then...;)

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  5. Seriously? I got spam in a new post, this is really blows.

    THanks guys. I can't wait to unveil the real me and my new blog. I ready for the big leagues!

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