Report: #422146

Complaint Review: Createspace, Inc.

  • Submitted: Mon, February 09, 2009
  • Updated: Mon, February 09, 2009
  • Reported By: Sherman Oaks California
  • Createspace, Inc.
    www.createspace.com
    San Jose, California
    U.S.A.

Createspace, Inc. IKTHALION PRESS WITHDRAWS FROM CREATESPACE San Jose California

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Ikthalion Press, an independent publisher of science fantasy adventure and nonfiction books, has withdrawn ten titles from San Jose, California Amazon company Createspace, Inc., due to irreconcilable differences in fulfillment models and nonpayment of residuals due from the sale of IP books in 2008. "CreateSpace states that its policy is not to pay until a minimum of $20 of royalties were accumulated.

We were contacted by Createspace in January of 2009 and assured that the funds would be deposited at January 30," says author/owner T. M. Moore. "When we sent a message saying the funds were not received on February 6, Createspace tried to delay payment further by suggesting that we entered our bank number wrong. We have withdrawn the titles to prevent further sales being made through Createspace in the future, with the expectation that no sales would be realized in 2009 based on the historical record of dismal sales established in 2008, and that continued nonpayment would result. To date a message was sent about discussing the issue by phone. Since they do not deal with anyone except by email, we can only assume that this is another delaying tactic."

Ikthalion Press continues to do business with Amazon, Createspace's parent company, and with its primary printer Lightning Source, Inc.; of which Amazon is a partner distributor. Two of the titles are currently in preparation to upload to LSI in the next two months. We continue to offer all our books in a variety of formats including print,pdf,Kindle and Mobipocket. Our books can be purchased directly or through Amazon and other major booksellers throughout the United States and the UK.

Antellus8
Sherman Oaks, California
U.S.A.
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