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I have seen what AuthorHouse / 1st Books did with a lot of my contacts. It's why I took a lot of them into the short form and ushered them into the anthology fold. They were abused by the factions (mass markets) and I worked with Lulu.com for 10 years. CreateSpace it's...
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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from Sep 08.
2.7
I liked
  • Free ebook experiment
I didn't like
  • Ripping my friends off
#1350162
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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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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from Jun 21.
Anonymous
DENNIS AMBROSE

Stay away from I UNIVERSE. I cancelled with them in three weeks and lost 5 hundred dollars.

Anonymous
Keke1

i am honestly shocked that this is happening and nothing has been done about these people, how are they still being allowed to do business, and to think i almost made the mist...

1.0
I didn't like
  • Are criminals and should be locked up in prison
#1285122
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I'm a first time author and fell into the trap, which has now cost me over $6,000.00 dollars. I'm posting this so you know to keep away from this company. They will take your money and run!!!! I can't even get anyone to call me back. Then when I asked to cancel and for...
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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from Oct 15.
AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Thank you for your message. We're sorry to hear that you've had an unfavorable experience with us so far. Can you please send us an email at ComplaintsResponses@authorhouse.co...

1.0
I didn't like
  • Poor customer service
  • Poor communication
  • Total lack of information and follow-up
#1382695
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Save your time and money. Since I can't get back either one, I decided to share this with any skeptical authors. I regret deeply publishing my book with Authorhouse. I don't need to talk about the royalties because other unhappy authors discussed that in this forum....
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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from Mar 13.
Anonymous
Anonymous

Your rep calling me is the least of my concerns. Will customer service refund me the $500 dollars that your thieves stole from me.

AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Thank you for your message. We’re sorry to hear that you’ve had a poor experience with us. Please feel free to contact our Customer Service department, which is open 24/7. The...

1.0
#1209501
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I had 1st book in series published through a local publisher. After a disagreement, I went to Author House for 2nd in series. I asked point blank if I would get a copy to review before the book was released so I could see if I was satisfied with quality etc. I had with...
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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from Sep 04.
DigitalWasteland
DigitalWasteland

I had seen this with my buddy who wrote A Dark Obituary For A Common Man and with The Everborn when Nicholas Grabowsky was with 1st Books. I knew about the company via Authors...

AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

We're sorry that you had a poor experience with us. Please feel free to send us an email at ComplaintsResponses@authorhouse.com so we can look more closely into your case.

2.1
#1346674
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Shrug My brother a few years ago wrote a book of his. It was printed with misspelling and even though it wasn't a top novel.., he NEVER seen any money back from royaltys. The book is called " Hitchhiking with an Angel". The author is Walter Scott lll. My brother....
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Company wrote 0 public responses to the review from Dec 03.
AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, and thanks for your message. We're sorry to hear that your brother has had a poor experience with us. For Royalties, we have a special department that handles inquiries...

#1414095
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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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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from Jun 11.
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
#1277712
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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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Company wrote 0 public responses to the review from Aug 17.
AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Thank you for your post. We're sorry to hear that you had an unfavorable experience with us. We offer our best wishes for your book.

Anonymous
Sissy Mills

I too was ripped off by Author house. I don't know how they get away with what they do to people.

#1332046
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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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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from Jun 09.
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...

1.3
#1276086
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i urge people not to work with author house they are fraudulent especially Judd Care and manny Alvez they took my money and refused to pay me back pretending that the close in the contract forbade them from doing so. Stay away from this publishing company it is a scam...
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Company wrote 0 private or public responses to the review from May 23.
Anonymous
Anonymous

Go ahead, it's pretty bad

Anonymous
Karla With a K

My book was published by Authorhouse in 2013 and I have dealt with numerous people at Authohouse. The names/employees keep changing, as they call me to pitch yet ANOTHER produ...

I didn't like
  • Awful experience
  • Failure to honor contract
  • Fact that they misled me
#1262954
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