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message 1: by Anne (new)

Anne Zandt (poisonpainter) | 118 comments Hi,

I wanted to add a new book, but the authoresses name is already a(n unclaimed) profile, which doesn't look like the works are all by the same person either.

This is the profile:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

This is the book I'd like to add:
https://www.amazon.de/Xanna-Magische-...

I know from the authoress herself that the books on the goodreads page and from this Amazon profile by her name aren't hers:
https://www.amazon.de/Sarah-Wagner/e/...

Any advice how this should be handled?

Thanks in advance

Anne


message 2: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26910 comments That is obviously the default profile, so do you know any books that are your Sarah Wagners'? Does she perhaps have a website, especially as Amazon has her mixed up?

There are a couple of profiles for Sarah Wagner.


message 3: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26910 comments Is it this Sarah Wagner? If so you need to add an extra space between Sarah & Wagner to add it this profile.

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


message 4: by Anne (new)

Anne Zandt (poisonpainter) | 118 comments only the book I wanted to add is by her. she does not yet have a proper amazon profile


message 5: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26910 comments OK. Then set it up using 3 spaces between Sarah & Wagner. I think that profile is free, if you see another book then add another space.


message 6: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26910 comments Or would you prefer me to add those editions to the database? Is so, just post again, its no bother :)


message 7: by Anne (new)

Anne Zandt (poisonpainter) | 118 comments It'd be great if you could do that, thank you very much!


message 8: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26910 comments No worries. Working on it :)


message 9: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26910 comments Done. A kindle & a paperback edition.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...


message 10: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Hannan (goodreadscomshannon_shannan) | 2 comments I just added my book to Goodreads and it automatically went to another person.

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

Is this because my application for author isn't yet approved? I need my book on my profile.

My book is The Word Count


message 11: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26910 comments Shannon, I've separated your book for you. You are Shannon^^Hannan, where ^ = a space. If you've already applied for author status you might want to tell support your new details.

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


message 12: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Hannan (goodreadscomshannon_shannan) | 2 comments Thank you Sandra.

When I changed my name just now, I added my middle initial with S. Would that make a difference?


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