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I discovered that a Science Fiction editor and translator share my name. Should I consider this when writing in the children’s trade book industry, or are the genres diverse enough for me to use my legal name?

Q: I discovered that a Science Fiction editor and translator share my name. Should I consider this when writing in the children’s trade book industry, or are the genres diverse enough for me to use my legal name?

Some people use middle names if there’s a concern. However, in this case I don’t think it’s a problem, since she’s not an author and she’s not in your field. 7:8/04