Testimonials

Welcome to AuthorHouse Testimonials, where AuthorHouse Published Authors tell you all about their self-publishing experiences in their own words.

Nancy Baker-Dansby and her father, Carl A. Dansby

“I’m writing to inform you about the wonderful experience I’ve had while getting (my Dad) Carl A. Baker’s book and my book published. It all started with our author consultant, who has been extremely helpful, guiding us through this new adventure. The way he conducts business makes you feel as if you were the only customer. He’s upfront and honest, and has turned out to be a very dear friend. Thank you for helping me to make my Dad’s life-long dream come true!!”




Nancy Baker-Dansby and her father, Carl A. Dansby, are the authors of Where Do You Live? and Brick Walls (respectively), both of which are available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Donna Heckler

“An important thing to remember is that with an organization like AuthorHouse, they have the processes; they keep you on track and make sure you know what has to be done next. The author has control of the creative process within the context of AH process – which can lead to great success.”

Donna Heckler is the author of Living Like a Lady When You Have Cancer, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Amitabh Sengupta

“Moreover, AuthorHouse, indeed launched me as a writer with wonderful and meticulous customer support. The book, as I received, was unbelievable – a fine paperback production, with acid free paper. I found a momentum as my book continues to reach readers at a global level.”

Amitabh Sengupta is the author of Scroll Paintings of Bengal, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Denise Kissell

“AuthorHouse, from start to finish, has been a delight to work with. I have learned a lot from them, and will continue to use them!”

Denise Kissell is the author of Mr. Stinkbug Takes a Trip, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Kathi Macias

“I loved that the waiting time between turning in the completed manuscript and the release of the book was so short, as compared to traditional publishers. I also loved that we (my co-author and I) retained the rights, something that does not happen with traditional publishing. And I loved being involved in each aspect of the publishing process.”

Kathi Macias is the author of Emma Jean Reborn, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Tom and Nancy Wise

“I think the most exciting part of any writing process is holding the work in your hands. For us, it was incorporating the ideas and artistry of our children in the process. Self-publishing allowed us the freedom to that on our own terms.”

Tom and Nancy Wise are the authors of The Borealis Genome, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Angela Preston

“Having the final say about my manuscript was probably what I valued most, along with the fantastic support from everyone associated with AuthorHouse. My journey was so much more enjoyable because of those people and the help and advice they gave throughout the process.”

Angela Preston is the author of Opening Doors, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Beth R. Minear

“I enjoyed having the ultimate control over my finished project. Every detail was my choice.”

Beth R. Minear is the author of What Remains: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy and Getting on With Life, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Dan Roberts

“Working with the entire AuthorHouse team [was my favorite part of self-publishing]! Everyone was very professional, prompt, and courteous with their communications.”

Dan Roberts is the author of Concealed, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Karen Franks

“The [AuthorHouse] team excites you about your project and gives you encouragement.”

Karen Franks is the author of Abigail’s Dream Adventures, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

April Boyd-Noronha

“AuthorHouse provides just the right amount of coaching, expertise, guidance, and (constructive) pressure to get the book from the initial to final phase. The author is always in control, while the various team members at AuthorHouse are the constant cheerleaders from start to finish. They are genuinely just as vested in the author’s success.”

April Boyd-Noronha is the author of The Soul of a Single Parent, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Trina Licavoli Gunzel

“The assisted self-publishing option I chose through AuthorHouse was a wonderful experience. I received helpful feedback and still was able to have input on my book. I enjoyed working with every professional throughout the publishing process.”

Trina Licavoli Gunzel is the author of Grandmas Are Gorgeous!, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Anthony Weathers

“My favorite part about this whole experience is seeing people review my book and saying these incredible things. When people understand the message that I’m trying to convey, it’s really heart-warming because I feel like I am making a difference.”

Anthony Weathers is the author of Why Ruin Another Life, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Janet Killeen

“I hugely enjoy the very friendly telephone contact I’ve had with all the representatives of AuthorHouse; I’ve build up a sense of friendship with many of them over the past twelve months.”

Janet Killeen is the author of There is a Season, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

John Carvalho

“[My favorite part of self-publishing was) having the freedom to write what I wanted. I totally enjoyed incorporating my own content and style without the fear of censorship by editors or the publisher.”

John Carvalho is the author of The Crisis of Our Time, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

James Arena

“The best part of self-publishing is retaining control of your vision – the look and style of your book as you think it should exist.”

James Arena is the author of The Stars of 80s Dance Pop – The European Edition, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Bruce Kindig

“[AuthorHouse] helped guide me through the entire process, and I don’t think I could have published it without their guidance.”

Bruce Kindig is the author of Courage and Devotion, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Lynne Lexow

“My favorite part of self-publishing was being able to choose a cover from the stunning designs done by AuthorHouse’s designers.”

Lynne Lexow is the author of Fallen Angel and Face in the Mirror: Daphne, which are available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Robert and Isabel Phillips

“Our inspiration throughout the self-publishing experience came from the help, courtesy and professionalism of the dedicated AuthorHouse team.”

Robert and Isabel Phillips are the authors of Tammy the Seagull, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Michael Ford II

“Thankfully, when it was time for my book to be published, I found AuthorHouse. It has truly been a blessing to work with this company. Their service has been impeccable, and my book is of the top-notch quality.”

Michael Ford II is the author of So, You Have a Dream...Now What?, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Kristen Mott

“These stories are very close to my heart and I enjoyed having the creative control over the illustrations and overall design. I was able to create my books to fit my original vision.”

Kristen Mott is the author of Odie the Stray Kitten, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

D.C. Donohue

“The excitement of seeing your hard work in the draft and illustration process, through the layout and production stages, until you are finally holding your first copy is an amazing feeling. You can still smell the newness of the freshly illustrated printed pages as you slowly read and reread each line. I can honestly say there is nothing like seeing your name published on the front cover of your book.”

D.C. Donohue is the author of A Glimpse from Christmas Past, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Tanya Bourton

“I like the fact that at every stage of the process I was in control. I was able to decide how far to edit the book, right through to designing the cover.”

Tanya Bourton is the author of The Plight of Nimara, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Mary Beth Gaertner

“My favorite part of the self-publishing experience was seeing my book cover for the first time! I was reduced to tears to see it actually come to a reality.”

Mary Beth Gaertner is the author of Way to Go, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.

Bobby A. Boudreau

“Being an AuthorHouse author has been a good experience and it is very rewarding to have my two books in print, allowing me to fulfill my dreams. It was a wonderful thing to be so included in the processing of my books, from choosing my own covers and insert pictures to naming my own prices. The marketing department also has a lot to offer. I am truly thankful!”

Bobby A. Boudreau is the author of Messages For Mankind, which is available at the AuthorHouse bookstore.