multiple names

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at
Tue Feb 17 15:01:31 EST 2004

--- Sally Odgers <sodgers at> wrote:
> > I've seen her books in all four possible slots in
> my local Borders on a
> > single visit (adult sci-fi/fantasy W; adult sci-fi
> fantasy J; children's
> > W; children's J). I suppose it increases
> (quadruples?) the chances of
> > people coming across the books at random while
> browsing, which is a good
> I wonder if she's ever had anyone tell her that she
> is two different people?
> A child wrote to me once saying her teacher had said
> Sally Odgers and Sally
> Farrell Odgers were two different people. Add to
> this Sally Farrell (my
> original name) and Sally Farrell-Odgers (a catalogue
> mistake that recurs
> from time to time) and I end up as *four* different
> people.

I'd have never been able to resist the temptation to
write her two replies, one, from Sally Odgers, saying
you were one person, and another from Sally Farrell
Odgers saying the teacher was right and you are in
fact two people. :)

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