I have decided to use a pen name for my writing. I am using Tessa Dean. My past writing was under Teresa Dean Smeigh in most circumstances.
My youtube video on this is:
I have a lot of work to do and am still deciding if I will start a new blog for my new name. I use Tessa on WordPress and have since the beginning roughly 10 years ago and I use my maiden name in my name for my writing and now I will just use my pen name.
Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian
Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/
Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.
I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg