Change and New Identities….: A Guest Post by M. O’Keefe

I’ve written 26 books and novellas as Molly O’Keefe. I moved through three different Harlequin lines  and into single-title romance with Bantam writing under that name.

Fun fact:  It’s not my name and it’s not even one I picked. My first editor at Harlequin proposed it because my real name and every other one I suggested didn’t seem to fit the romantic comedy line I was writing for. (I had been pushing hard for Sarah Bell…when I was a kid dreaming of being a writer, that’s the name I wanted.)

In a nutshell – my name and Sarah Bell didn’t say the right thing.

And now Molly O’Keefe doesn’t say the right thing anymore.  So, I’ve introduced M. O’Keefe. Which doesn’t seem like that much of a change, but somehow it says all the right things for the new direction I’ve taken with the […]