In defense of “pen name” blogging

If it's good enough for him...

I recently read a blog post whose author was (pretty aggressively) calling out anyone and everyone that blogs under a pseudonym.  A pen name.  A nom de plume.  A character.  A nickname.  An assumed identity.  Basically, if you referred to yourself anywhere in your blog by anything other than your official, legal, government-ratified name, this author was accusing you of treachery, dishonesty, and (worst of all) not keeping it “real.”  GASP! Continue reading