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I had to send them a cease-and-desist twice. I told them to stop selling my book because the editing was subpar and there were some mistakes in it that they would not allow me to correct without paying them more money. I took my book to a different Publishing Company,...
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I have tried for months, MANY months to get paid the Royalties due to me. They send an email here and there saying that I have money coming and then do NOTHING. BIGGEST MISTAKE OF MT WRITING CAREER WAS CHOSING AUTHORHOUSE
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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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On July 19th, I signed a contract for my book to be published. Because of the high cost, I decided to pay it in installments. There was nothing I could find in the contract that the book would not be printed until all payments were made. At first, I had to pay the...
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AuthorHouse

Hello, and thank you for your message. We're sorry that you had a poor experience with us. We are always striving to improve, and will discuss ways to improve this aspect of o...

3.0
I liked
  • High quality product
I didn't like
  • Lack of communication
#1320439
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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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4.1
I liked
  • Good final product
#1304773
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I have not received any royalties and want my royalaties
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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

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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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Dante

Author House and iUniverse are both one now......Same propaganda tactis...high fees eat up the very low return you might never know about.....

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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...

1.0
I didn't like
  • Are criminals and should be locked up in prison
#1285122
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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
  • New policy had no notice and contradicts contract
  • Customer service rep seemed clueless
  • Customer service rep advised i would be called back and was not
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Mailing Address:
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1663 Liberty Drive
Bloomington, Indiana 47403
United States
Phone:
(888) 519-5121
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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

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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