Mark Twain claimed his famous pen name was not entirely his invention

Mark Twain claimed his famous pen name was not entirely his invention

Pen names Mark Twain used different pen names before deciding on “‘Mark Twain”. He signed humorous and imaginative sketches as “Josh” until 1863. Additionally, he used the pen name “Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass” for a series of humorous letters. He maintained that his primary pen name came from his years working on Mississippi riverboats, where two fathoms, […]