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1. They publish quickly. You must have your manuscript ready and photos ready for submitting once you sign. Their product is professionally printed. 2. You must hire your own editor and proof your book over and over before submitting. They can't be held responsible for...
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I have not received any royalties and want my royalaties
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AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, thanks for your message and for bringing your concern to our attention. While we strive to provide our authors with a positive self-publishing experience, we're sorry t...

1.1
#1296494
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Still waiting for my royalties 6months after 4th quarter2017 has finished. This happens every time. The book is losing good reviews due to the quality of the materials. I want to pull out and hand it over to my other piblisher and revamp their mass mistated. I habe had...
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AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, and thanks for your message. We're sorry to hear that you've had a poor experience. Can you please send an email to our Royalty Help Desk at RoyaltyHelpDesk@authorsolut...

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I published two books with Author House. Its All Part of The Alpine Experience and Cannes Confidential. I paid them over 10,000k for ebooks, marketing, and publishing. In nine years I HAVE NOT BEEN PAID A SINGLE DOLLAR and have emailed them over 400 times. They are a...
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Anastasia Kryukova

HelloThank you for your review. It was very helpful!. I was recently contacted by this publishing house and stared looking up online for reviews to find out more about them. I...

AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello -- I believe you were contacted by our Customer Service department last week, is that correct? Please let us know. Thank you.

1.0
I didn't like
  • Are criminals and should be locked up in prison
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I have read alot of reviews for Authorhouse, I am growing extremely concerned about the costs involved. I am self publishing and I do expect some costs but they are extremely high. I am in the middle of the process, and I see people complaining about royalties and the...
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AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, and thank you for expressing your concerns. Please be advised that authors are given official statements as to their Royalties and can even contact our Royalty Help Des...

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I have published a book that received good royalties but this has waned since time has gone by and I have not promoted the book much. I was told by Authorhouse that I still have royalties coming but - new rule as of Q1 2018 - because they are below $75 for the quarter...
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1.0
I liked
  • Airy on hold music is the best thing about the company
I didn't like
  • Delaying royalties as part of a new policy
  • New policy had no notice and contradicts contract
  • Customer service rep seemed clueless
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I began with AuthorHouse on 5/31/18 with a novel. This was the second time that I had planned to publish something and I wanted to try a company instead of doing the work myself. Everything was expensive and I'm really not in the right spot to be spending that kind of...
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AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, and thank you for your message. Please send us an email at ComplaintsResponses@authorhouse.com and we will follow up your case. Please include your name and phone numbe...

Anonymous
Anonymous

The company has got worse and worse. You can vote with your online reviews. Maybe the company will get a clue when they lose enough business to go out of business. Tell everyo...

1.8
I didn't like
  • Misled me
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I received two phone calls in response to an inquiry I had 2 years ago for who knows what. I spoke with Kayla, she was really insistent that I start writing as as soon as possible. She was condescending and spoke poor English, I couldn't help but feel that this was...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

I agree author house is a scam

AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, and thank you for notifying us of what has happened. We are sorry to hear this. The professionalism of our consultants is a matter that we take very seriously. Could we...

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#1276086
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Received phone call from Authorhouse 6/6/18 offering to refund most of my money. So I'm at least now as far as "the check's in the mail" territory. I'll update later when it arrives and clears the bank. Amount of refund promised: $1,449.50.
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Anonymous
Anonymous

Be careful - they are notorious for conveniently forgetting and/or blowing smoke to get rid of complaints. They just started a new policy that benefits themselves at the expen...

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Contact Authorhouse

Mailing Address:
AuthorHouse
1663 Liberty Drive
Bloomington, Indiana 47403
United States
Phone:
(888) 519-5121
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Their sales team are great, great at the sales pitch, but authors need partners not sales pitches, we’re already sold...its our books that need selling. For a publishing house they do very little than hit you with very emotive sales folks pitching you all types of...
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AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, and thanks for your message. We're sorry to hear that you've had a poor experience. Regarding your sales figures, can you please send an email to our Royalty Help Desk,...

1.0
I liked
  • Good final product
  • Cover of my book
I didn't like
  • Fact that they were evasive
  • Aggressive marketing services associates
  • Deceptive business practices
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