How to Publish a Book Anonymously | Pen and the PadAsk The Expert. I have written an erotic novel that is pretty hard-core. I want to publish it, and promote it, but I do NOT want my family and friends finding out. What can I do? That said, I certainly understand your concern. Many authors have very valid reasons for publishing a book anonymously. Your spicy book might sell quite well.
“I wrote a book with adult content. How do I prevent my family from finding out?”
There are so many other good reasons to write: revenge, passion, the purging of grief or despair.
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Many famous authors have published works under a pen name or "nom de plume" for various reasons. Some authors publish under a predetermined, contrived name because they value their privacy; enjoy choosing a new identity or name; dislike their birthname; need a fresh career start; fear fame; feel a greater sense of writing freedom; or want to differentiate works that span multiple genres., I sold copies in April on ten books with income split about evenly from Amazon Kindle, paperback and audiobooks. This post will walk you through what you need to know along with five secrets to make money self-publishing books on Amazon.
In fact, there are many, many books which have appeared in this way. The most common reason for wanting anonymity is when the content is of a sensitive nature. I often speak with would-be authors who have been through harrowing real life experiences and want to share them with others in a bid to perhaps steer them away from falling into the same trap. While the intention to tell their story is a very noble one and often brave too, they do not wish to offend or upset people close to them who may not have been aware of their ordeal. Neither do they wish to alert the perpetrator and risk making a bad situation worse. In this situation, maintaining a cloak of anonymity makes a lot of sense.
Controversial works are also considered for anonymous publication, even from first-time authors. Then there are the writers who ghostwrite, publishing their work under the name of another. Create a manuscript of high quality. Seems like common sense, right? Focus on creating a high quality manuscript to get published first.