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message 1: by Holly (new)

Holly Ice (hollyice) | 7 comments Hello,

Please could you move the following book to a separate Freya Black page? It's my pen name and not the book of the author it's currently listed under.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

Thanks!


message 2: by Holly (new)

Holly Ice (hollyice) | 7 comments This is the correct author profile for this book: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/1...


message 3: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Holly wrote: "This is the correct author profile for this book: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/1..."

1. You have a user profile, not an author profile. You can claim this author profile by going to the author profile page here:

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

scroll down and click on the link that says is this you?

2. There is already an author with the same name.

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

4. Your author profile has 2 spaces: Freya^^Black, where the ^ equals a space.

5. 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.

6. You can post in this forum to have it moved, or you can add the book with the 2 spaces between your first and last name before publication.

7. When you ask for assistance, it is helpful to include that your author profile has 2 spaces.


message 4: by Holly (last edited Aug 31, 2020 11:28AM) (new)

Holly Ice (hollyice) | 7 comments Thank you. I wasn't sure how to claim the book when it was attached to another profile.

I appreciate your help separating the book so that I can claim it properly, and your advice in how to get future books to appear in the correct place.


message 5: by Kristy (new)

Kristy Perkins | 9 comments May I please ask for someone to move my book to my author profile here? It is under the wrong author profile (mine). How can I fix this from happening again? This is at least the fourth or fifth time it has happened. I know my name has a spacing, but I don't know if it's allowed to be fixed.

Anyways, my book is Crimson Curse: A paranormal, twisted re-telling of the timeless tale of Red Riding Hood.


message 6: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Kristy wrote: "May I please ask for someone to move my book to my author profile here? It is under the wrong author profile (mine). How can I fix this from happening again? This is at least the fourth or fifth ti..."

1. Moved

2. Your author profile has 2 spaces between your first and last name. Kristy^^Perkins 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, or you can add the book with the 2 spaces between your first and last name before publication.

5. When you ask for assistance, it is helpful to include that your author profile has 2 spaces.

6. It is also very helpful to include a link to a book that needs to be updated.

7. It doesn't take a librarian very long to move the work when all the information is available, so if the book is added by someone else or it is automatically imported, just make a request in this forum to have it corrected.


message 7: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jenniferlynch) | 5 comments Hi this is not my book
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
Can you please remove it from my profile
Jennifer Lynch Suffolk


message 8: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Jennifer wrote: "Hi this is not my book
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
Can you please remove it from my profile
Jennifer Lynch Suffolk"


moved


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