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What's Your Author Name?

What's Your Author Name?

This name game is compiled from famous authors’ and poets’ names, some who wrote renowned classics and others who crafted beloved modern-day bestsellers. Just follow the steps, find your new pseudonym, and write away!

First Name: Choose the name that corresponds with the month your mother was born.

January: Ernest/Carson

February: Alistair/Gertrude

March: Walt/Joanna

April: Edgar/Margaret

May: Herman/Flannery

June: Roald/Louisa

July: Oscar/Virginia

August: Tennessee/Gwendolyn

September: Clive/Phyllis

October: Ralph/Maya

November: Bernard/Beatrix

December: Mark/Agatha

Middle Name: Choose the name that corresponds with your astrological sign.

Aries: Geoffrey/Zora

Taurus: Louis/Maria

Gemini: Blake/Jane

Cancer: Nathaniel/Grace

Leo: Henry/Christie

Virgo: Neil/Edna

Libra: Scott/Emily

Scorpio: William/Anne

Sagittarius: Stephen/Stephanie

Capricorn: Harper/Charlotte

Aquarius: Dean/May

Pisces: Waldo/Willa

Last Name: Choose the name that corresponds with the color of your shirt.

White: Orwell

Black: Stine

Red: Eliot

Orange: Tolkien

Yellow: Seuss

Green: Woolf

Blue: Lovecraft

Purple: Rowling

Grey: Bronte

Pink: Wells

Multi/Patterned: Hemingway

Other: Fitzgerald

None: Wilde

By Sydney Scott AKA Beatrix Anne Woolf! What's your author name?

Topics: Life
Tags: nicknames, writers, classic literature, bestsellers, name game posts, famous authors

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Sydney Scott

Sydney is a freelance writer, college student, and aspiring filmmaker living in southwest Georgia. In her spare time, she can often be found taking artsy photos of her cats with vintage cameras, baking (and burning) a variety of sweets, binge watching her favorite shows, and making cool videos with her friends. You can follow her on Twitter @sydney8771.

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