While checking out the Private book series on Wikipedia and I read something very interesting:
I guess I'll have to ask. But, wouldn't that be a bit rude and intrusive?
Kieran Scott (born March 11, 1974), better known by her pen name Kate Brian, is an American author, best known for her work in the young-adult genre. Among her most popular books are Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys, Sweet 16, Fake Boyfriend, and the prolific Private series. Brian is from New Jersey, was raised in Bergen County and educated at Rutgers University. She lives with her husband in New Jersey.
They said her name was Kieran Scott, author of I Was a Non-Blonde Chereleader series and Geek Magnet. At first I was very skeptical (you know what they say about Wikipedia not being a reliable source of information) so I checked out both their MySpaces (Kieran Scott and Kate Brian) and they say the same thing:
34 years old
I guess I brought this up because I'm curious about why she's operating under two names for the same genre. I've heard of authors who have two separate names: one for Adult fiction and one for YA fiction, but this....this is interesting to me. Why is she using two names for the same genre of books? Is it because she started out with one and decided to stick with it after beginning to use the other name? Or is it because she's working with two different publishing companies and she wants to keep her work separate?