When to combine? When not to combine? How the #!% did they get combined? Welcome to an Anarchists' Convention ...

"World domination through work combination!" -- Tim, March 5, 2007

Rules for combining: Do no harm.

Disambiguations! Disambiguation notices

List of reported authors with the same name: Identity crisis

Topic listing authors and their pen names: Pen names

And here are logs for combinations, author "nevers", and even author pictures and links. See who did what by the hour!

Work combinations, Author combinations, Tag combinations, Author "nevers", Author and venue pictures, Quarantined pictures (look here for your missing pictures), Author links

The everything all together helpers log

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Q. V. Hunter and Dinah Lee K√ľng should not be combined.29 unread / 29aspirit, Yesterday 11:16am
Combining/Separating (Please Fix This Book!) Request Thread #83158 unread / 158CtrSacredSciences, Tuesday 7:05pm
Combining/Separating (Please Fix This Book!) Request Thread #76203 unread / 203CtrSacredSciences, Tuesday 7:03pm
Combining/Separating (Please Fix This Book!) Request Thread #75202 unread / 202Bonnie_Ferrante, Tuesday 5:58pm
Why I voted "no"? (Tag separation/combination) #14158 unread / 158MarthaJeanne, Saturday 3:39pm
Blocks to combining that affects large numbers of copies (Sorry, too much love!) #3132 unread / 132jasbro, Friday 1:26pm
What will remain when combined?4 unread / 4bernsad, May 3
Arthur Miller1 unread / 1bergs47, April 22
mistake3 unread / 3SandraArdnas, April 14
Gregory Brown3 unread / 3susanbooks, April 7
How do I get a book on the author page? (split author, secondary author)8 unread / 8MarthaJeanne, April 2
Separation Assistance1 unread / 1thornton37814, April 2
Mallory vs. Mallory's Oracle et al.5 unread / 5leennnadine, March 30
Need help fixing an author page with no books showing4 unread / 4MarthaJeanne, March 25
Need help to separate 2 authors (Really bad combinaison)7 unread / 7JMK2020, March 24
authors and aliases4 unread / 4elahrairah, March 20
Aristophanes3 unread / 3Nicole_VanK, March 15
critique of pure reason4 unread / 4link_rae, March 15
Tags to click "Yes" on (4)214 unread / 214lilithcat, March 14
How do I clear this up (two authors with similar names)?3 unread / 3x_hoxha, March 8
Finding titles owned by ~10-15 users4 unread / 4melannen, March 8
Margaret Killjoy6 unread / 6amanda4242, March 5
Two or more authors in an author name4 unread / 4yakov.perelman, March 3
Two author combinations requested14 unread / 14Nicole_VanK, March 3
Title - wrong ISBN13 unread / 13MarthaJeanne, March 2
Martin Walker's "Bruno, Chief of Police series"7 unread / 7MarthaJeanne, March 2
Messed up; please help2 unread / 2lilithcat, February 28
how to combine many author pen names2 unread / 2lilithcat, February 25
Planning to separate Legion: Lies of the Beholder by Brandon Sanderson4 unread / 4Nicole_VanK, February 25
Delete an Author5 unread / 5lorax, February 23
Beyond Me, I Need Help - Book Still Not Showing After Combined6 unread / 6Conkie, February 19
P.C. Cameron3 unread / 3freelunch, February 17
Combining a working title4 unread / 4mart1n, February 13
Can't figure out how to combine book with no author listed + book with correct author listed12 unread / 12Bettesbooks, February 12
Bad Combinations in 2 Clive Cussler Series3 unread / 3icerno78, February 12
Please vote against my bonehead suggestion #223 unread / 23SandraArdnas, February 9
More than 200 copies are affected: LT Staff help need to combine214 unread / 214lilithcat, February 9
James Bailey8 unread / 8spiphany, February 1
Extraordinary Headache9 unread / 9EGBERTINA, January 28
Author separation help needed3 unread / 3paradoxosalpha, January 28
Combining a series / publisher series5 unread / 5gcthomas, January 27
Combining problem suspected10 unread / 10AnnieMod, January 27
Seeking Group Admins1 unread / 1megbmore, January 27
Help to combine 3 authors (same person)3 unread / 3Conkie, January 26
Fictional Works49 unread / 49lilithcat, January 25
Roald Dahl17 unread / 17Michael.Rimmer, January 23
Accidentally combined works that should be separate3 unread / 3harrygbutler, January 16
How to combine these authors?3 unread / 3gcthomas, January 15
Collectorator: Explain your edit wars261 unread / 2612wonderY, January 14
Combining/Separating (Please Fix This Book!) Request Thread #82212 unread / 212JMK2020, January 13
American Association f...1 unread / 1Michael.Rimmer, January 9
B.P.R.D. series12 unread / 12Maddz, January 9
Zabus & Vincent Zabus7 unread / 7amanda4242, January 4
Tom Clancy Separation Issues4 unread / 4fuzzi, January 4
Adding a book to a series when there is a glitch6 unread / 6aspirit, December 2020
Total Mess with a Work and Authors16 unread / 16SandraArdnas, December 2020
Author Combinations, Splits, and Aliasing66 unread / 66MarthaJeanne, December 2020
Author Page should be Fixed3 unread / 3MarthaJeanne, December 2020
Need to Link the Right Authors4 unread / 4mrblond, December 2020
How do I2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, December 2020
Need to Separate an Author13 unread / 13lilithcat, December 2020
Can't get a work to show up in series / author checkmarks7 unread / 7Maddz, December 2020
Whether or Not to Combine Authors11 unread / 11gabriel, December 2020
Author not linked to work12 unread / 12krazy4katz, December 2020
Jamie Hill and Jenna Byrnes15 unread / 15Conkie, December 2020
Series creating combining relating unraveling20 unread / 20Conkie, December 2020
Random, unexplained author name: R. (Rudolf) Lemberg, b. 1896.11 unread / 11karenb, December 2020
Author combination "Are you sure?" page25 unread / 25aspirit, December 2020
An unpleasant run-in192 unread / 192abbottthomas, December 2020
Bilingual editions22 unread / 22aspirit, November 2020
Random, unexplained author name: "Edmond Bordeaux Szekely"6 unread / 6DuncanHill, November 2020
Short author bio enough to keep editions separate?9 unread / 9gabriel, November 2020
The Demon Awakens - a Mess3 unread / 3gilroy, November 2020
The Legend of Drizzt1 unread / 1WeeTurtle, November 2020
Banks and Banks13 unread / 13Collectorator, November 2020
How do I get a book into a series?7 unread / 7gilroy, November 2020
Incorrectly combined - Hinkley's Explorer's Garden6 unread / 6GregoryKindall, November 2020
Combiner's Group Information, FAQ & Discussion Thread #2169 unread / 169skittles, November 2020
Incorrect combining10 unread / 10bergs47, October 2020
Treasure Island R. L. Stevenson4 unread / 4gabriel, October 2020
1984 Erich Fromm8 unread / 8lilithcat, October 2020
Headley's "Beowulf": combine or keep separate?37 unread / 37MarthaJeanne, October 2020
Map of stories by Anna James / Pages & Co. vol. 32 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, October 2020
Codex Space Marines combinations7 unread / 7elahrairah, October 2020
Heart of darkness (Broadview literary texts)4 unread / 4SandraArdnas, October 2020
Not sure if these should be combined14 unread / 14krazy4katz, October 2020
Gilgamesh!5 unread / 5elahrairah, October 2020
I've updated the book combining help page16 unread / 161Carex, October 2020
Adding Work To New Author? Illustrator?4 unread / 4MarthaJeanne, October 2020
Knowledge of other helper groups?19 unread / 19gilroy, October 2020
Why do you combine things? Tags, works, authors27 unread / 27gabriel, October 2020
Combining authors13 unread /, October 2020
James Kaye/James K. Baker3 unread / 3r.orrison, September 2020
Aliasing: is it no longer ok?22 unread / 22bismarckfairy, September 2020
Edith Cooper & Katherine Bradley aka Michael Field13 unread / 13amanda4242, September 2020
Oops! I did a booboo...8 unread / 8lilithcat, September 2020
Aliasing: What to do with the two resulting Author pages?3 unread / 3SandraArdnas, August 2020
Split aliased to Pseudonym OR Pseud to Mass Author???17 unread / 17lilithcat, August 2020
how to combine related series7 unread / 7x_hoxha, August 2020
Combined but can't change the cover10 unread / 10SandraArdnas, August 2020
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