That is a lovely pen name. And the Ian Fleming Rule is good. I think I may have set it on fire and left it on the side of the road a while back, but it's a decent metric to follow if you're not the filthy creature I am.That's what I write under a...female pen name, that being Sienna Santerre. I really chose to use the pen name there (initially, anyway) because I set it in the time and place I grew up (Naples FL) but once I'd created it for that reason, it also gave me the freedom to be more explicit than in my other writing. For the stuff under my own name I stick to what I call the Ian Fleming Rule—never go further than Fleming did in his James Bond stories.