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Series republishing under new author pen names

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1Kindleifier
Jan 14, 6:10pm Top

The Scorch series was originally published under the (real) author’s names of Toby Neal and Emily Kimelman. They have now started to reissue them under new pen names of Toby Jane and Emily Reed, to separate them from their other genres. I can’t figure out the best way of indicating the relationships here. Any advice, please?

2MarthaJeanne
Edited: Jan 14, 6:23pm Top

Toby Neal

Emily Kimelman

Toby Jane

Emily Reed

In my opinion the authors need to be combined, and the books as well unless there were any major changes made in the new additions. This is a bit complicated because each pair has one of the author names split.

At the very least, the other names need to be entered on the author pages.

BTW, I entered Emily Reed as 'Other author' on the work page of Scorch Road. That can be changed once/if the books are combined. It gives an author page for filling in information.

3scott_beeler
Jan 16, 9:09pm Top

I would agree with Martha -- if the books are the same (no major changes in the new editions) then they should be merged. And alternate pseudonyms should be merged with the author's other name.

4MarthaJeanne
Jan 17, 1:58am Top

Beel, I'm glad you agree with me.

5lilithcat
Jan 17, 8:50am Top

I would be sure to add disambiguation notices on the author and work pages, though.

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