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message 1: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra (alexandra_iff) | 9 comments Hello librarians,

The cover for my book, Judgement, has changed.

Here's the link to the new cover art:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/v2rzjhel3jx...

Can you swap it out for me, please? Thank you!

Alexandra


message 2: by Monique (last edited Feb 10, 2014 09:21AM) (new)

Monique (kadiya) | 1099 comments Working on this.

ETA: Alexandra, have you sent out any ARCs?


message 3: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra (alexandra_iff) | 9 comments Hi Monique, what does ARC mean? (sorry, I'm new to all this)


message 4: by Monique (new)

Monique (kadiya) | 1099 comments Advanced reading copy. Have you sent any copies out to anyone to beta read or anything like that.


message 5: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra (alexandra_iff) | 9 comments Oh yes. I am at the last stage of preparing. The book will go live in March. :D


message 6: by Paulette (new)

Paulette Alden | 3 comments Hi, Monique or other librarian. I've recently changed the cover for my novel, The Answer to Your Question, and I can't change the image. Can you do it for me. I'd be very grateful. It is changed on Amazon, http://www.amazon.com/Answer-Your-Que... and here is a link to the dropbox file. https://www.dropbox.com/s/mh4bts1v6oz... Thanks so much. Paulette


message 7: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Hi Paulette, Goodreads policy is to keep all covers, even those that are out-of-print or no longer available. Instead, we create alternate cover editions (ACEs), and you as the author can set which cover appears as the default edition. I have created ACEs for both the kindle and paperback editions of your book:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... (kindle)
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... (paperback)

To set the default edition to one of the new cover editions, follow the instructions below:

1) Navigate to the book's page. Be sure you have selected the edition you wish to become the default (primary) edition.

2) Click "edit details" below the book's description.

3) On the right side of the page, click "Set this book as the primary edition for this work". It's about midway down the page.

Only Goodreads Authors can set the default edition at this time.


message 8: by Monique (last edited Feb 11, 2014 11:58AM) (new)

Monique (kadiya) | 1099 comments Alexandra wrote: "Oh yes. I am at the last stage of preparing. The book will go live in March. :D"

Alexandra,

OK - I'll set up a new edition for the cover. Thanks!

ETA: Alexandra, since the book has already gone out as ARCs, we leave the ARC cover. I have set up an edition with the official to-be-published cover. You can make this the default edition by following the steps here:

https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...


message 9: by Paulette (new)

Paulette Alden | 3 comments Paulette wrote: "Hi, Monique or other librarian. I've recently changed the cover for my novel, The Answer to Your Question, and I can't change the image. Can you do it for me. I'd be very grateful. It is changed ..."

Z-squared wrote: "Hi Paulette, Goodreads policy is to keep all covers, even those that are out-of-print or no longer available. Instead, we create alternate cover editions (ACEs), and you as the author can set whic..."

Hi, Z-squared. You're my new best friend! Thanks so much for this help. I followed your advice, and I think I'm set now. I see that the old cover still shows when I first see "my dashboard" but maybe that's okay. You really came through for me and in a expedient way. Thank you so much!


message 10: by Susie (new)

Susie (dragonsusie) | 2472 comments Paulette wrote: "Hi, Z-squared. You're my new best friend! Thanks so much for this help. I followed your advice, and I think I'm set now. I see that the old cover still shows when I first see "my dashboard" but maybe that's okay. You really came through for me and in a expedient way. Thank you so much!"

Don't worry - that's a caching issue. It can take around 24 hours sometimes for author pages to update because they are heavily cached. Just keep an eye on it and let us know if it doesn't!


message 11: by Paulette (new)

Paulette Alden | 3 comments Paulette wrote: "Paulette wrote: "Hi, Monique or other librarian. I've recently changed the cover for my novel, The Answer to Your Question, and I can't change the image. Can you do it for me. I'd be very grateful..."

Wonderful. Thanks. You GR people are people great about this.


message 12: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra (alexandra_iff) | 9 comments Monique wrote: "Alexandra wrote: "Oh yes. I am at the last stage of preparing. The book will go live in March. :D"

Alexandra,

OK - I'll set up a new edition for the cover. Thanks!

ETA: Alexandra, since the bo..."


Thank you! Alexandra xxx


message 13: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra (alexandra_iff) | 9 comments Hi Monique,

The publishing of my book Judgement (Now called: "The Collar of Freedom" is postponed till 30 May 2014 and in the process, my marketing team have changed the title (as above) and the cover. May I please ask you to upload my new cover again?

Here is the link from where you can upload the file.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ku7dfrjn10x...

Sorry, I never realized this is such a long and hardworking process. Coincidently, I am my novelette "Flash Burn comes out in 3 days (on Monday) and I am very excited about it.


Alexandra

Monique wrote: "Alexandra wrote: "Oh yes. I am at the last stage of preparing. The book will go live in March. :D"

Alexandra,

OK - I'll set up a new edition for the cover. Thanks!

ETA: Alexandra, since the bo..."



message 14: by Susie (new)

Susie (dragonsusie) | 2472 comments #13: It looks like you amended the titles and details on the wrong book - you changed the title for the ARC edition, not the edition to be published. This is the edition with the newer cover that Monique added for you: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

But I just want to check before I update everything - no additional ARCs have been released in the meantime? And do you have an ISBN yet?


message 15: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra (alexandra_iff) | 9 comments Correct, no additional ARCs have been released.
And no ISBN i'm afraid.

Thank you.


message 16: by Susie (new)

Susie (dragonsusie) | 2472 comments Alexandra wrote: "Correct, no additional ARCs have been released.
And no ISBN i'm afraid.

Thank you."


OK, it has been updated: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2....

I notice that you hadn't set the default before, but you can do that by following the instructions here: http://www.goodreads.com/help/show/31...


message 17: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra (alexandra_iff) | 9 comments Many thanks Susie. I will do now.
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