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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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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...

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#1209501
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They are a scam! Do not publish with AurhorHouse! You will regret it! Total scam! You'll see for yourself!
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Anonymous
Anonymous

You can report it to the BBB, Attorney General and others if you feel scammed by any company. State the facts and tell what happened that does not meet the contract standards ...

#1242883
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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...

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I didn't like
  • Misled me
#1277712
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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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The first copy of my book I emailed was rejected because of information I used about people in my story which potentially could defame their character. My story used first names only. The remedy was an affidavit with permission to use first names with their signature...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

Update on Author House review complaint #1252611. Thank you. My money was refunded this week. Gerri from Montana

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#1252611
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Spent over 500 publishing, books were sold.. royalties (if we can call a few pounds royalties..) cannot be cashed as they are in a pen name.. the form to change is ridiculous.. How do i make it so they have nothing to do with my book anymore?! They are completely...
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Anonymous
David Mathias

You can cash checks made out to a pen name. I just went to my bank sat down with someone, showed them my books and set up a d.b.a. (doing business as). No problems. Authorhous...

AuthorHouse
AuthorHouse

Hello, and thank you for your message. We're sorry to hear about your royalties situation. Have you tried contacting our Royalty Help Desk, at RoyaltyHelpDesk@authorsolutions....

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#1190684
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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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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...

Anonymous
Lynn king

I think we should report Autherhouse and get the investigated and closed down and sue. We have the right to sue. I am going to start the wheels in motion today

I didn't like
  • Awful experience
  • Fact that they misled me
  • Failure to honor contract
#1262954
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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
  • Cover of my book
  • Good final product
I didn't like
  • Fact that they were evasive
  • Deceptive business practices
  • Aggressive marketing services associates
#1270875
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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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#1280152
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I published my very first book with author house. Upon publishing a reader pointed out a very big mistake with my punctuation. This mistake appeared throughout the whole book. Embarrassed, I contacted authorhouse immediately and asked if I could send them a revised...
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Anonymous
Jozi

The same thing happened to me , glad I found this and now I am going to go after them !!!

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#1262196
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