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message 1: by Linh (new)

Linh Tran (pennylinhtran) | 2 comments Hello,

I'm Goodreads Author Trần^Mỹ^^Linh.

This is the book that I've been credited as translator but it's under the wrong author profile.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

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

Could you please move it to my profile?
Thank you so much for the help.


message 2: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments Done.

It this book also yours:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...


message 3: by Linh (new)

Linh Tran (pennylinhtran) | 2 comments No, this book is not mine. Thank you very much for helping!


message 4: by Summer (new)

Summer Andrews | 8 comments B08CVM1X7K the book with this asin number is mine but it has been put on a different summer andrews author page


message 5: by Sandeep (new)

Sandeep | 1 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

Author of the above book is https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/1...

I have read the prelaunch copy.

But the book is showing under the profile : https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 6: by Samantha (new)

Samantha Evans | 6 comments I'm having a problem. My novells is not under my authkr profile. This is the book. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5.... And here is my goodreads profile: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 7: by Samantha (new)

Samantha Evans | 6 comments sorry author and novella. Sorry for spelling errors. Doing this from my phone.


message 8: by Emily (new)

Emily | 14789 comments #4 Done. I removed "No Image Available" cover
#5 The book is under a profile for anyone with that author name. If the author wants to claim the profile (or separate their books if there is more than one person with that name) they can let us know in this forum. (The one you linked without books on it is a user profile, not an author profile.)
#6 Someone moved it


message 9: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Samantha wrote: "sorry author and novella. Sorry for spelling errors. Doing this from my phone."

1. Goodreads disambiguates between authors of the same name by using spaces between the author's first and last name.

2. Your author profile has 3 spaces: Samantha^^^Evans, where the ^ equals a space.

3. When publications are automatically imported from Amazon or other sources, the "handshake' between Goodreads and the other source do not recognize multiple spaces, so the work goes to the default 1 space profile.

4. You can post in this forum to have it moved.

5. When you add a book you will need to also include the 3 spaces between your first and last name.

6. When you ask for assistance, it is helpful to include that your author profile has 3 spaces. [its tough to add all this from your phone - it's not required, just helpful]


message 10: by Suzi (last edited Jul 15, 2020 07:47AM) (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Emily wrote: "#4 Done. I removed "No Image Available" cover
#5 The book is under a profile for anyone with that author name. If the author wants to claim the profile (or separate their books if there is more tha..."


[I was typing... lol]

lots of authors and issues on this post. Sorry for the confusion.

It is better for an author to start a new thread for individual issues, for this reason.


message 11: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Samantha wrote: "I'm having a problem. My novells is not under my authkr profile. This is the book. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5.... And here is my goodreads profile: https://www.goodrea..."

1. I will set up your series.

2. An Amazon ebook is classified on Goodreads as a Kindle edition. All other formats of ebook are simply: ebook, except Nook, which also has it's own designation.

3. If you have a Kindle edition, it uses the ASIN, which is what you used on this book. Nook uses it's own standard numbering system.
All other formats of ebook use ISBN.

4. I changed your book with the ASIN to Kindle from ebook.

just a little free education. ;~}


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