EC Name Reveal

One of the decisions regarding my career that I’ve been struggling with of late is whether to “come out” as the EC author. Today is the day I do that. It’s been hard keeping myself quiet, and I haven’t much liked, while in Natalie Dae mode, speaking to people I know as Emmy/Sarah as though I don’t know them. It’s like deceiving people, and although the whole point of having different pen names is so you can “be” someone else, I realise it isn’t for me.

Thanks to all those people who kept ND a “secret” and, if you guessed she was me by my blog post style, thanks for not emailing and asking if she is me, therefore putting me in a bit of a “spot” on whether to admit it or not. And if you’re thinking, “Natalie WHO? Never heard of her!” then that’s because of my piss-poor promotion.

So, today I’m off to jazz up my ND site to reflect “me” more instead of someone I’m not. I suppose I did my polkadot site because it’s far removed from who I really am. You know, keeping everyone separate. But now I can be me in all the genres I write.

Did you just hear that clonk? That was a huge weight falling off my shoulders.

Have a great day, folks!

8 responses

  1. Hello Nat, Sarah, Em. So glad you did this. Your Sarah fans should be able to read your beautiful Natalie Dae stories too.

    October 28, 2010 at 9:44 am

    • I’m glad I’ve done it too. I feel more relaxed now. 🙂

      October 28, 2010 at 5:49 pm

  2. You go, girl!

    October 28, 2010 at 11:47 am

  3. You’re work is fantastic no matter what name you write under!

    October 28, 2010 at 12:32 pm

  4. Yay Natalie, Sarah and Charlie. Agree with Faith here. You are awesome no matter the name. Glad you got rid of the ginormous boulder on your shoulders.

    October 28, 2010 at 2:03 pm

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