His short story "Gert Fram" appeared in the July 1977 fine arts issue of that magazine under the pseudonym Byron Walley.
He wrote the short story "Ender's Game" while working at the BYU press, and submitted it to several publications.
The work re-interpreted all of the characters' personalities and motivations. Gump when he was asked to write an overview of Mormon playwrights "Mormon Shakespeares: A Study of Contemporary Mormon Theatre" for Spring 1976 issue of Sunstone magazine.
Over the years Orson Scott Card has used at least seven pseudonyms. According to Card he used these pseudonyms because the article included a brief reference to himself and his play "Stone Tables".
Orson Scott Card (born August 24, 1951) is an American novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist, and columnist.
He writes in several genres but is known best for science fiction.
He edited the first two issues, but found that the demands of teaching, writing, and directing plays for his local church theater group made it impossible to respond to writers' submissions in a timely manner; former Card student and experienced freelance writer and editor Edmund R. The dialog and screenplay (but not the story) for the Xbox video game Advent Rising was written by Card and Cameron Dayton.
In 2008, Card's novella Hamlet's Father, a retelling of Shakespeare's Hamlet, was published in the anthology The Ghost Quartet (Tor Books).
In 1983 Card published the novel Saints, a historical fiction based loosely on one of his ancestors and her experiences coming into the LDS Church during the early portion of its movement.It continues through her eyes into subsequent events up until the granting of Statehood to Utah.In 2000, Card published the first novel in The Women of Genesis series.These trilogies relay, among other things, the history of Mazer Rackham.Children of the Fleet is the first novel in a new sequel series, called Fleet School.