What is the Author Learning Center?What are the benefits of the ALC?As an AuthorHouse author, what are the details of the ALC subscription?How often is the content on the ALC updated?Who are the ALC experts?How can I become an ALC expert?What is the “Author’s Space” on the ALC website?What is the “Book Launch Tool” on the ALC website?What is the “Author’s Circle” on the ALC website?What topics are covered on the ALC?In what formats are the educational resources delivered?How do I begin my 12-month free subscription and gain access to the ALC?Who should I contact if I’m having issues logging into my ALC account?Why do I have to give my credit card number?Can I get a credit or swap out the ALC 12-month subscription in my publishing package for cash, goods or other services?Can I opt out of the ALC subscription?Can I cancel the 12-month subscription?
The Author Learning Center (ALC) is an online education resource designed to help authors succeed in writing, publishing and marketing their book projects. One of the publishing industry's largest collections of content, the ALC offers guidance to enhance writing style, help writers set deadlines and goals – and stick with them to the end – guide writers toward book completion, expedite the publishing process and plan effective marketing. Until now, the path from writer to author has been a complicated – and often frustrating – affair. The ALC can help writers reach their publishing goal through education, motivation and inspiration.
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As of March 7, 2011, a 12-month subscription is included in all publishing packages giving you access to all the ALC content.
Fresh content is added weekly.
If you are an expert in writing, publishing, and/or marketing, you may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about becoming one of our experts.
The Author’s Space is your personal homepage on the ALC website where you can manage the following tasks:
Because accountability is one of the keys to achieving any goal, you will be asked to set a date for your publishing goal when you first visit the ALC. Every time you visit the ALC, you will have gentle reminders of each upcoming deadline in your book writing journey. This will help you keep track of your progress and make sure you are on track to meet your deadline.
The Author’s Circle is a mentoring resource with the following features:
The topics covered on the ALC are writing, publishing and marketing.
Your Check-In Coordinator will provide you with your log-in details.
You can contact an ALC representative in the following ways:
Author Learning Center
1663 Liberty Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403
Entry of your credit card number is required in order to complete the registration on ALC. However, your card will not be charged for 12 months. If you do not cancel your ALC account before the 12 months free subscription expires, your card on file will automatically be charged to renew the annual subscription.
No, the subscription cannot be redeemed for cash, credit or other services or books.
Yes, you can opt out of the ALC subscription by simply not registering for the ALC account.
Yes, you can cancel. There is absolutely no obligation to continue the ALC subscription beyond the period of your choice. Any time during your 12-month subscription, you can simply delete the account in your ALC profile or by contacting an ALC representative. Please note: Once you cancel your subscription, you must pay for a subscription if you decide to sign up for the ALC again in the future.
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