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message 1: by Denise (new)

Denise Burt | 2 comments Hello, my name is Denise Burt and I'm listed as the author of "Seeing New Music" which is correct. It is the only book I have published to date.
There is another author called Denise Burt, who is Australian and who has written many books – all the other titles listed under our names.

Can we be listed as two separate authors please?

Thanks so much! Denise Burt


message 2: by Christa绮思 (last edited Jan 23, 2017 03:52AM) (new)

Christa绮思 (dolldalera) | 238 comments Denise wrote: "Hello, my name is Denise Burt and I'm listed as the author of "Seeing New Music" which is correct. It is the only book I have published to date.
There is another author called Denise Burt, who is ..."


Hi Denise.
Usually when book data is imported into the GR system, it doesn't recognize differences in similarly spelled author names. When that happens, we have to manually correct author names so that the books reflect their correct corresponding author profile.

In your case, your GR author profile of Denise Burt, in the database, is listed as Denise^^^^^Burt - every ^ is a space. This is how we differentiate between authors with the same names.

So to answer your question..
You're technically listed as two separate authors. So your book, Seeing New Music, is listed as belonging to Denise^^^^^Burt - which is you. The other books are listed under the other author as Denise^Burt.

If you publish any books in the future and they are listed under the other Denise Burt, just leave us a message and we'll manually correct it to your author profile.

Hope that answered your question? ;)


message 3: by Denise (new)

Denise Burt | 2 comments OK, thanks for your quick reply Christa. Much appreciated.
Denise


message 4: by Hemant (last edited Oct 02, 2019 11:25AM) (new)

Hemant (hkumar) | 1 comments Hi,
I am facing a similar problem.

Following book is written by "Jyoti Jain"
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

The following two books are written by a different "Jyoti Jain"
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
(I added these two books myself)

How do I make sure that they are not listed on one author profile (link)?


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