I’ve been doing book reviews and stuff, but I’m about to have my first real published work. It’s not that big of a deal…just three articles in the Dictionary of Bible and Western Culture, but I’ve got this existential problem: how do I sign my name? I figure I’ve got three options:
Benjamin C. Blackwell
B. C. Blackwell
I know if I were doing the proper academic thing I’d do one of the first two, but they sound so impersonal. Should I just grow up and use the full one or what?