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message 1: by J. (new)

J. Brownlee | 4 comments Hello,

My name is J. Scott Brownlee, and I'm an author trying to make some updates to my books on Goodreads. I have three books on the site:

Highway or Belief
Ascension
Requiem for Used Ignition Cap (in two editions - paperback and hardcover)

Right now Goodreads is listing me as two separate authors (J. Scott Brownlee and J Scott Brownlee), and book covers for Ascension and Requiem for Used Ignition Cap are missing.

Could a librarian please pull the cover images for these books from Amazon and add them to each book's page on Goodreads?

Also, does anyone know how to combine my two author listings ("J. Scott Brownlee" and "J Scott Brownlee" into one--just "J. Scott Brownlee"?).

I'd greatly appreciate the help. Thanks very much!

Warmly,
Scott


message 2: by Philip (new)

Philip (burnnerman) | 5913 comments Done.

You can claim your Author Profile by following the link below.

https://www.goodreads.com/author/conf...


message 3: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments The cover for Women in Politics Women in Politicshas been changed (the book has not been published and this was an advance review copy). Could someone take the old cover down so the new one can be added?


message 4: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20203 comments Jeffrey wrote: "The cover for Women in Politics Women in Politicshas been changed (the book has not been published and this was an advance review copy). Could someone take the old cover down so the..."

As this was an advance review copy, we can't delete the cover. We add an alternate cover edition, see http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...
and http://www.goodreads.com/help/show/85....
This is the only case (ARC) when the isbn can be transferred from the ARC to the actual edition.
You can make the alternate cover edition, of provide a link to the new cover, so a librarian can make the alternate cover edition.


message 5: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments I tried to create a new edition but neglected to upload the new cover. Can you help me straighten it out.


message 6: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20203 comments Here is the new edition you created: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
I have transferred the isbn13 to that edition.
You should be able to upload the new cover.
If that isn't working for you, you can add the cover (temporarily) to the photo part of your author profile.
I checked Amazon; they still have the old cover.


message 7: by J. (new)

J. Brownlee | 4 comments Thanks so much, Philip!

Philip wrote: "Done.

You can claim your Author Profile by following the link below.

https://www.goodreads.com/author/conf..."


J. wrote: "Hello,

My name is J. Scott Brownlee, and I'm an author trying to make some updates to my books on Goodreads. I have three books on the site:

Highway or Belief
Ascension
Requiem for Used Ignition ..."



message 8: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Arenda wrote: "Here is the new edition you created: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
I have transferred the isbn13 to that edition.
You should be able to upload the new cover.
If tha..."


Seems to be working now. Thanks for your help.


message 9: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Hi Arenda - I've uploaded a new edition (i.e. cover) and refined the title from Women in PoliticsWomen in Politics to Women in Politics a Novel. This was due to feedback on advance review copies. Could you please transfer the isbn13 to the new edition and feature it in my books.

Thanks


message 10: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20203 comments Created a new edition: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
You can upload the cover.
Marked the other edition as an ARC-edition.


message 11: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Hi Arenda - I've uploaded a new edition (i.e. cover) for Women in Politics Women in Politics a Novel. Could you please transfer the isbn13 to the new edition and feature it in my books.


message 12: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20203 comments Marked this edition as ARC: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
New edition with isbn: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... to upload the new cover.

Please note: an ARC is the only case where moving the isbn is permitted.


message 13: by Jeffrey (last edited Jan 06, 2016 02:42PM) (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Arenda - sorry I blew it and uploaded the wrong cover. We have to do this all over again don't we? Shame you can't just delete an errant cover. But thanks again. I'll get it right this time.


message 14: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20203 comments If you just uploaded the wrong cover (which was the same as the latest ARC cover) it can be removed. I have removed it.


message 15: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Thanks!


message 16: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Arenda - I uploaded the correct cover but the old one is still appearing. Is there anyway that I can do it again or do we have to go the "add a new edition" route?

Thanks.


message 17: by Jeffrey (last edited Jan 08, 2016 10:02PM) (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Arenda - sorry to be such a bother but the wrong cover for Women in Politics is still up. The correct cover is the one with the black bands on the top and bottom. I see it if my past editions as well as a blank that needs to be removed. I'd appreciate your taking a look at it and seeing if you can straighten it out.


message 18: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen Kelly (kathleenkellyauthor) | 7 comments My author profile requires some updates such as new website https://kathleenkellyauthor.wordpress... can you help?


message 19: by Annika (new)

Annika | 568 comments Kathleen wrote: "My author profile requires some updates such as new website https://kathleenkellyauthor.wordpress... can you help?"

As you have claimed this author page, only you have the authorisation to change the information shown in your profile.


message 20: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20203 comments Jeffrey wrote: "Arenda - sorry to be such a bother but the wrong cover for Women in Politics is still up. The correct cover is the one with the black bands on the top and bottom. I see it if my pas..."

As the author, you have the ability to change which edition of the book is the default, which will come up in searches by title and show on their author profile.
Here's how: https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 21: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Arenda wrote: "Jeffrey wrote: "Arenda - sorry to be such a bother but the wrong cover for Women in Politics is still up. The correct cover is the one with the black bands on the top and bottom. I ..."

thanks


message 22: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Can I update the preview for Women in PoliticsWomen in Politics a Novel


message 23: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jeffreymarcusoshins) | 21 comments Is there a librarian who can help me update the preview for Women in Politics a Novel? It's still the ARC.


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