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Rinat Bytton

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Posted: Feb 16, 2017 12:31 PM
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Hi
In Author Central - can you link only one "auther" to your Author Central account?

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Donna St Felix

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Posted: Feb 16, 2017 1:10 PM   in response to: Rinat Bytton in response to: Rinat Bytton
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Rinat Bytton wrote:
In Author Central - can you link only one "auther" to your Author Central account?

Currently you can have three author names under one account there.
Claim books per author.
Rinat Bytton

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Posted: Feb 17, 2017 8:05 AM   in response to: Donna St Felix in response to: Donna St Felix
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OK, but how do I add more authors to my account?
Donna St Felix

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Posted: Feb 17, 2017 10:07 AM   in response to: Rinat Bytton in response to: Rinat Bytton
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Rinat Bytton wrote:
OK, but how do I add more authors to my account?

It has been a while since I've added a new author - but I think you just type in the new name when the book info 'form' is filled out. Then claim the book under that name. It will take a day before you can claim it. See the drop down area after it all clicks in.
Ralph E Vaughan

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Posted: Feb 17, 2017 12:53 PM   in response to: Rinat Bytton in response to: Rinat Bytton
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Rinat Bytton wrote:
OK, but how do I add more authors to my account?

Just in case you're asking about something other than what respondents think is on your mind, I should add that all the "authors" have to be you...writing under a pseudonym.

grandmaster

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Posted: Feb 19, 2017 7:11 AM   in response to: Ralph E Vaughan in response to: Ralph E Vaughan
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Ralph E Vaughan wrote:
Rinat Bytton wrote:
OK, but how do I add more authors to my account?

Just in case you're asking about something other than what respondents think is on your mind, I should add that all the "authors" have to be you...writing under a pseudonym.


Yes, they do.

To get another Author Central account, you will need to log out of the current one, and then log in with a new email and password. You do this after the pen name has at least one book published. I believe this is covered in the help pages, which you should read and understand in any case.

There's something to be said for not having too many pen names. It's hard to keep up with them for social media, and having to log in and out of multiple AC accounts is a pain in the you know what. Also, you can lose focus of what you should be paying attention to, which is writing better stories. I'd advise taking a moment to thoroughly research and think about pen names, and see if you could possibly reduce them to only enough for one AC account.

Now, if you're publishing other authors under a business, then that's an entirely different thing, and you should have studied the legal and business ramifications before starting out. And this is not the place for legal issues. That's what attorneys go to law school for.
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