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End of July my book was published by Green Ivy, I was very happy with the book. They worked with me to complete satisfaction. Now it has been eight months since publication and I have had no accounting of sales. Never received one red cent!!! I have written several...
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Anonymous

"thire author- brake the promices - Breech of contract - " and you are an author ? Just because you publish a book doesn't mean anyone wants to buy it. These companies are for...

3.5
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
I liked
  • Contract is fair
  • Editor i worked with was very nice
  • Jay and darleen - quality of my book when it was published
I didn't like
  • That they ignore most phone calls from thire author
  • That they do not care what the contract says
  • That they refuse to give authors the number to a supervisor
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I submitted online I was looking for a publisher, Green Ivy contacted me immediately, phone calls kept coming. Once I agreed to terms etc. submitted my manuscript etc. Nothing, no emails phone calls nothing. Just found out from being very aggressive that my production...
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2.3
I didn't like
  • No i did not like them
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Awful company avoid them at any cost they are fraud scammers cheaters ! They promise everything to get your money then they simply scam you. They don't do any advertising and no promoting of the book ! They don't pay me commissions from sold books ! I'm getting ready...
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Anonymous

That is a pretty harsh criticism of people who genuinely paid for a service and didn't get it. Why would you condem them? Ever tried to get a book published. A person is naive...

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Adrienne Richardson

I am having the same problem. I paid over 3,000 dollars and I just keep getting a run around. I'm beyond mad. I know my book has been selling the offer to help promote my book...

1.0
I liked
  • Horror
I didn't like
  • That they brake the promices made in their contract
  • That they ignore most phone calls from thire author
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I publidhed my childrens book through Green Ivy, i received 30 dollars in royalties since April 2016. They no longer answer my calls or emails. I also have not received any sales reports. I paid 2995. To publish and market.
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Anonymous

HiI wanted to ask a few questions about your experience with GI Publishing. Did you get any progress with Green Ivy since you posted this complaint? I'm also with them and I'm...

1.9
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Jay from Green Ivy called me every few days for a payment. They charged me $6000 which i paid in full within 2 months. The editors at Green Ivy edited my book and then afterlooking over it i had to hire a professional editor. They are not professionals. The contract...
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Jen

I am having the same issue. I am wondering if you had your issue resolved. We may want to join together for a class action lawsuit

1.9
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Scammed by Green Ivy Publishing by: Skyhawk722 #14738 Sep 05, 2016 Monetary Loss: $8,000 My name is Steve Wren & I've had a book published through Green Ivy, entitled "The Art of Making Lemonade: Memoirs of a Poor Little Fat Guy." Anyway, they did a nice job on the...
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Jen

I think we as the scammed authors should start a class action lawsuit

1.0
I didn't like
  • No i did not like them
#993612
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I am having same situation. They were wonderful right up through the marketing phase. I dont get return calls, I am not receiving my royalties. They don't market you the way they promise. I have to market myself. There is no proof of sales except the one i can check...
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Kathryn Faulkner

Nine Months now since Green Ivy published my book. All proceeds were to go to the person whose life was written about in the book. The woman is a double amputee and has needs ...

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Crissie 23

They did the same thing to me. There was no marketing for my book An encounter with a vampire. They just put it on amazon one day. They never sent me an email stating when it ...

1.6
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I was very happy with my experience working with this staff, I believe they were forthright in all of their dealings with me. No one can guarantee that a book will sell, but they will market you book for you, and they don't collect any royalties until a person has...
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Anonymous

Your book will be published. It will be on B&N and Amazon. You will not get your money, it will not be marketed and you will not get written confirmation that your work was co...

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Anonymous

I assume you had an article in your contract stating that they would market and copyright the work in your name. Did they? What evidence did you have of that. That is my main...

5.0
I liked
  • Service
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I wrote a children's book and did all the characters went thru Green Ivy and paid a lot of money to get it published. Told me they had 25000 online retailers and that needed to sell 10000. I received a little royalty payment with no invoice. And another really small...
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Anonymous

That's a huge let down

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Anonymous

Thank you guys for the warning, I was trying to find someone to market my book and was talking to them. I will keep looking and if anyone knows some good marketer please let m...

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My father-in-law wrote his first book 86 years old he has not seen a dime and they took money from in the beginning so sad.
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Rena Larry

Green ivy was involuntarily dissolved for not sending in their annual report. This happened January 8, 2016. This info is available to the public just contact secretary of th...

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