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How should I display my name?

  1. Ryan James Rozenburg

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  2. R.J Rozenburg

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  3. Ryan Rozenburg

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  4. Ryan J Rozenburg

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  1. DeadMoon

    DeadMoon Contributing Member Contributor

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    What name to use

    Discussion in 'Marketing' started by DeadMoon, Feb 28, 2016.

    I have decided against using a pen name for publishing but am having trouble deciding how I should display my name. I have made a quick pole. any input would be helpful thanks...

    the last name is not mine but does represent the same amount of letter as mine.
    if you have any other suggestion that is not listed feel free to let me now... thanks again
     
  2. BayView

    BayView Contributing Member Contributor

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    What genre?
     
  3. DeadMoon

    DeadMoon Contributing Member Contributor

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    Horror and fantasy
     
  4. peachalulu

    peachalulu Contributing Member Reviewer Contributor

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    I voted for Ryan Rozenberg. I like initials but sometimes if the name isn't well known I find myself inverting them. V.C. Andrews would then become C.V. Andrews.
     
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    I like Ryan Rozenberg. It's a stand-out memorable name by itself, but is quite long. Putting the James in there as well seems a bit excessive, while using the intials dilutes the impact a bit.
     
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    Hi,

    The last name isn't yours? So it is a pen name after all?

    I voted for Ryan J. It sounds more authoritarian to me.

    Cheers, Greg.
     
  7. DeadMoon

    DeadMoon Contributing Member Contributor

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    I didn't use my real last name here because I am currently resolving some issues with piece of crap hackers and my credit so I am being extra careful to the point I don't want to show my real name until I fix said issues and lock down new security measure. But it does represent the same amount of letters and is still not a name seen often, especially in print.
     
  8. izzybot

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    I like Ryan Rozenburg assuming your real name does also alliterate. Alliteration makes names easier to remember and throwing the middle name / initial in there disrupts that a bit.
     
  9. Lorenzostales

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    In my opinion the name R.J Rozenburg sounds pretty cool.
     

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