Re: RE: Pen Name on Queries?

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Mikala Engel

LovingMother – 2006-08-18 12:30 PMWhen submitting a query or even a manuscript, should an author do so under his or her pen name? I want my book published under my pen name, but am unsure what name to use on my query and manuscript cover letter.

The only place you use a pseudonym is when you type it under the title of the manuscript.  All queries, correspondence, etc., should be done using your real name.  Even the first page of your manuscript should have your real name in the upper left hand corner.