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message 1: by Robert (new)

Robert Ryan | 20 comments Hello,

The following book is listed under Robert Ryan. However, it should be listed under Robert Ryan (two spaces to differentiate). Could it be added to my author page please?

ASIN : B08GX1KB1W (The Sworn Knight).

Cheers,
Robert.


message 2: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26083 comments Book moved to your profile & added to the series. Also added #3 to the series.


message 3: by Robert (new)

Robert Ryan | 20 comments Sandra wrote: "Book moved to your profile & added to the series. Also added #3 to the series."

Thank you!


message 4: by A.L. (last edited Sep 27, 2020 03:47AM) (new)

A.L. Jones (aljonesauthor) | 1 comments Hi there,

I'm new to good reads, having the same problem! 'Sunburn by A.L. Jones was written by myself, but it is listed to a romance writer with the same name. Can this be moved at all?

ASIN: B089CVZ795 paperback

ASIN: B08962J1M7 - kindle


Thank you!


message 5: by Sophie (new)

Sophie Martin | 5 comments Hello,
This book: The Mage (Into The Wilds Book 1) is listed under Sophie Martin but should be under Sophie Martin with two spaces in between name and surname. Please change. Thank You!


message 6: by Nada (new)

Nada (nada-sadek) | 1077 comments #5 done


message 7: by Nada (new)

Nada (nada-sadek) | 1077 comments A.L. wrote: "Hi there,

I'm new to good reads, having the same problem! 'Sunburn by A.L. Jones was written by myself, but it is listed to a romance writer with the same name. Can this be moved at all?

ASIN: B..."


You need to have an author page first.
You can claim it here: https://www.goodreads.com/author/conf...


message 8: by Patrick (new)

Patrick Johns (patrickjohnswrites) | 9 comments Hello,

The following book is listed under Patrick Johns (false) here:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

When it should be listed under my author name of Patrick Johns (real) here:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

The Lost Soul (The Hoarding, #2)
ASIN: B08GZKM81P

Also, Junkland (The Hoarding) (Volume 1) should be removed under the same false Patrick Johns page. It is already under my author page.
ISBN0999526804 (ISBN13: 9780999526804)

Thanks!
Patrick Johns


message 9: by Sophie (new)

Sophie Martin | 5 comments Nada wrote: "#5 done"

Thank You :)


message 10: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Patrick wrote: "Hello,

The following book is listed under Patrick Johns (false) here:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

When it should be listed under my..."


reviewing


message 11: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Patrick wrote: "Hello,

The following book is listed under Patrick Johns (false) here:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

When it should be listed under my..."




1. There are several authors with the same name. They are not "false" authors.

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

3. Your author profile has 4 spaces: Patrick^^^^Johns, where the ^ equals a space.

4. 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.

5. You can post in this forum to have it moved, or you can add the book with the 4 spaces between your first and last name before publication.

6. When you ask for assistance, it is helpful to include that your author profile has 4 spaces.

7. You have a stray edition of your first book that has no publication information. I have queued it to be merged with the Kindle edition.


message 12: by T.S. (new)

T.S. Arthur (tsarthurauthor) | 4 comments Hi,

I'm having a similar issue (very new to this so apologies if this is in the wrong place!)

The link to the book is below, I think the person who uploaded it has added a . into it, where I go by TS Arthur, not T.S. Arthur.

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

Thanks in advance,
TS Arthur


message 13: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments TS wrote: "Hi,

I'm having a similar issue (very new to this so apologies if this is in the wrong place!)

The link to the book is below, I think the person who uploaded it has added a . into it, where I go..."


please see previous message. When you changed your author name from the profile that Goodreads support set up for you, you lost the connectivity with your book. I have contacted Goodreads support to correct this for you.


message 14: by T.S. (new)

T.S. Arthur (tsarthurauthor) | 4 comments Suzi wrote: "TS wrote: "Hi,

I'm having a similar issue (very new to this so apologies if this is in the wrong place!)

The link to the book is below, I think the person who uploaded it has added a . into it,..."


Hi, my profile was requested with the correct TS Arthur, to coincide with my Amazon name and social media accounts, and it only went live earlier today. Thanks in advance for your help though.


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 7222 comments Initials do need periods on GR per policy.


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