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message 1: by Barbara (new)

Barbara Frank | 3 comments I have been trying to add the 3 below books to my author page and can't seem to find a way to do it. Can anyone help please? Thanks

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 2: by Scott (new)

Scott | 17292 comments Your name needs to have two spaces between first and last for them to be linked to your profile.

Also, please check the ISBNs and ASINs as a couple of them were invalid.


message 3: by Barbara (new)

Barbara Frank | 3 comments Thanks for your help, do you mean my profile name has to have 2 spaces? How can you tell it is listing the ISBN incorrectly and how do I fix it? Thanks


message 4: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Goodreads uses extra spaces to disambiguate authors with otherwise identical names. The extra spaces are invisible to users and are only used in the 'author' field of book records and quotes. The profile you have already claimed is Barbara^^Frank where ^ is a space. Without the extra space, your books will appear on the default, single-space profile, and you will be unable to edit them.

You have already claimed your profile, and yes, it has an extra space. When you create a book record, if you've done it correctly (i.e., typed your name with two spaces into the author field), the book will appear on your profile. It will also say (Goodreads author) next to the name.

As for the ISBNs, it looks like you may have mixed a couple of ISBNs between books, but I believe Scott has fixed it.


message 5: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Oh, and I edited the titles of a few of your books to be more in line with Goodreads policy. I also created a series page for you here:

https://www.goodreads.com/series/1339...


message 6: by Barbara (new)

Barbara Frank | 3 comments thank you to those who helped.


message 7: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Willow | 6 comments I'm having the same problem and I put 2 spaces in. I'm trying to add this book to my profile please: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 8: by Koenraad (new)

Koenraad (koenraadkelemen) | 4883 comments Cynthia wrote: "I'm having the same problem and I put 2 spaces in. I'm trying to add this book to my profile please: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2..."

Fixed. You are Cynthia^P.^Willow, where ^ stands for a space.


message 9: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Willow | 6 comments Thank you!


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