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message 1: by Ann (new)

Ann | 157 comments Two author profiles for Lee Smith.

This book is under the wrong one,
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

Correct Lee Smith profile:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


Thank you.


message 2: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Ann wrote: "Two author profiles for Lee Smith.

This book is under the wrong one,
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

Correct Lee Smi..."


1. Only you can see your author dashboard.

2. Just to be clear, are you saying you did not write these books?


message 3: by Ann (last edited Sep 30, 2020 06:22AM) (new)

Ann | 157 comments I’m not the author so if only the author can request this, I’m not authorized. The author, Lee Smith, is appearing (virtually) at the Southern Festival of Books, and this book is listed as hers.

In case I wasn’t clear, there are apparently 2 different authors named Lee Smith and I am talking about a book that should be moved from one Lee Smith to the other.


message 4: by Leonard (new)

Leonard Lambert | 2 comments This book is under the wrong author
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


Please add it to Leonard W. Lambert
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Apparently, there are two authors with the same name.


message 5: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Leonard wrote: "This book is under the wrong author
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


Please add it to Leonard W. Lambert
https://www.good..."


Middle initial added.


message 6: by Leonard (new)

Leonard Lambert | 2 comments Suzi wrote: "Leonard wrote: "This book is under the wrong author
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


Please add it to Leonard W. Lambert
..."


Suzi wrote: "Leonard wrote: "This book is under the wrong author
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


Please add it to Leonard W. Lambert
..."


Thank you.
The other Leonard Lambert author, I want to make sure my books are not associated with that author in anyway. Is there anything I need to do on my profile page or author dashboard?
Here is the link to his book and page:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 7: by Scott (new)

Scott | 22208 comments Books are usually imported automatically from Amazon and other sites, so the only sure way to make sure you are separated is to publish your books with your initial.


message 8: by Ann (last edited Oct 08, 2020 07:26AM) (new)

Ann | 157 comments Please move this book to the correct author profile (2 authors with same name)

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

It should be this author:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Thanks!


message 9: by Allison (new)

Allison | 85 comments Ann wrote: "Please move this book to the correct author profile (2 authors with same name)

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

It s..."


Done!


message 10: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth Johns | 4 comments Please change this book to my profile. There are multiple authors by the same name, and a reader added it before I could (my name has two spaces between Elizabeth and Johns). Thank you!

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

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


message 11: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Elizabeth wrote: "Please change this book to my profile. There are multiple authors by the same name, and a reader added it before I could (my name has two spaces between Elizabeth and Johns). Thank you!

https://ww..."


It was an automatic import, not a reader.

Moved.


message 12: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth Johns | 4 comments Thank you! I didn't know they could be automatically imported. I don't suppose there is a way to prevent it being attributed to the wrong person?


message 13: by Scott (new)

Scott | 22208 comments Not in your case, no.


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