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I have been approached by a very large self publishing company

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I have been approached by a very large self publishing company to do my book. Their approach sounds good but the company has had very bad press on the net. The company is AuthorHouse. Is it a scam or are they legit?

Hello,

I would stay clear of AuthorHouse. Their review are horrible and seem to have several law suits against them for various violations. This is just one Report: http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/archives/007836.html

 

This site list 27 pages of complaints: http://authorhouse.pissedconsumer.com/authorhouse-scam-20080912135099.html

 

I would definitely reconsider using AuthorHouse before using them. Joan

Hi,

I was given some information by a fellow Expert who had some reliable self publishing companies that have great reviews. You can check these two sites out:

 

http://www.lulu.com/


this one is recommended by a number of writers:


http://outskirtspress.com/selfpublishing.html

 

Joan

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Joan, thank you so much. I will check them out and see what they have to offer. I've heard of Lulu and the offre of free services can't be beat.

Much obliged! Claire

Hi Claire,

I hate to see anyone being taken advatage of by a company that is nothing more than looking to take someone's hard earned money. Joan

 

 

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