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My experience was pathetic. They were very pushy and were always calling (still are to this day and this was almost a year ago). They call me asking for a credit to publish my book that I told them I no longer wanted published. They kept offering me free classes to get...
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eddie powell

stay away from them they keep adding extras on and are so pushy to add more extras they put you off wanting to write or publish. absolute nightmare to deal with and they have ...

2.4
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I didn't want to publish any longer due to seeing bad reviews. So I keep telling them to stop contacting me cause I no longer want to publish. But this lady kept on going on and on and on about how she wants to let me get started and asked me how much I've written. And...
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iUniverse
iUniverse

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

1.3
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  • Contact person
I didn't like
  • Force contract
  • Costs and fees
  • Customer service
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They did start out positively. The starting info had to be submitted 3 times. I am not sure of the problem. The lady was nice and I sent the forth starting info to her directly. This should have been a warning and I should have quit then. The edit review was a one time...
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#1379959
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I haven’t received royalties either. I got a call about making my book into a movie possibly if I pay them. “I’ve been selected!!!” yeah right, they aren’t even sending me any of my “5 Star on Amazon “ book. nah da
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iUniverse
iUniverse

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

#1371500
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I published a book in 2015 and know I didn't receive my Royalties..They contac me periodically by phone,emails to all kinds of marketing scams but haven't gotten any..wouldn't recommend them to a dog...
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iUniverse
iUniverse

Hello, we'd like to look into your case. We're sorry to hear that you've had a poor experience with us. For Royalties, we have a special department that handles inquiries. Can...

Anonymous
marie

IUNIVERSE SCAM - I am trying to collate a list of unsatisfied authors to lodge a mass litigation against IUNIVERSE. {{Redacted}}

#1329983
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I was contacted by a representative. I told them that my book was still in the writing process. Yet, they asked me for a $1700 deposit right the way. The represrntative insisted that l should pay it now. At that time, l knew that l was dealing with a scam company. I...
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Sherry Olsen 9123

I am looking for a publishing house. But I am not happy with the reviews on many website. So Many NO's ... scary. How do you find a company you can trust? I have put a lot of ...

1.0
#1329339
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They told me they would publish my autobiography, but after paying them, refused to do so until I made changes that would make my work fiction. For example: 1. I had to submit permission to use previously published data from materials that I authored and owned in a...
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Anonymous
Sherry Olsen 9123

Thanks for your comment. YES lots of hours ... Sherry Friedlander

Anonymous
Dante

I feel your pain! I received the same comments and now am in the process of rewriting so that my book is not a fiction version of my reality....They charge you they make the h...

1.0
I liked
  • Original promises that they eventually failed to fulfill
I didn't like
  • Contact coordinator assuming authority to do a review
  • I universe
#1298433
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I am not pissed. I am writing this to balance out the pissed people. I have published 10 books with iuniverse. I decided to try someone else ...Fast Pencil/Infinity publishing....and i crawled back to iuniverse. Fast Pencil/Infinity had my manuscript for 4 months and...
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#1251769
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I had a terrible experience with iuniverse after the book was published.Money,Money and more Money was needed to advertise...I spent thousands of dollars and where's the Royalties??
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Anonymous
Anonymous

I agree, after being disappointed in my royalties of 29.25, I looked it up. My net sales were 112 and my royalties were 29.25? And my sales report said net sales were 468 and ...

2.0
#1242292
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Seriously, they are the worst. I'll keep this short. I was conned and lied to into using them. Immediately after payments, I was transferred to other representatives that don't seem to know a thing about publishing. I read more reviews, all that said what I'm about to...
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1.0
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  • Customer service
  • Force contract
  • Poor communicaiton
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