TIH 091: Iain Rob Wright on CreateSpace, Self Publishing Costs and Collaborations

TIH 091 Iain Rob Wright on CreateSpace, Self Publishing Costs and Collaborations

In this podcast Iain Rob Wright talks about CreateSpace, Self Publishing Costs and Collaborations.

About Iain Rob Wright

Iain Rob Wright is from the English town of Redditch, where he worked for many years as a mobile telephone salesman. After publishing his debut novel, The Final Winter, in 2011 to great success, he quit his job and became a full time writer. He now has over a dozen novels, and in 2013 he co-wrote a book with bestselling author, J.A. Konrath.

Show notes

  • [02:00] Interview start/paperbacks and self-publishing
  • [04:30] CreateSpace Vs Lightning Source
  • [05:50] Audiobooks
  • [08:10] Total cost for self-publishing a title and return on investment
  • [12:00] Thomas Joyce, via Patreon, asks about working with Infected Books and David Moody contrasted with self-publishing
  • [14:10] The Yacht and concerns surrounding originality
  • [15:50] Following genre conventions
  • [19:55] Hardest story written/writing sequels
  • [26:20] Paula Limbaugh, via Patreon, asks about separating the horror writer from the loving husband and father
  • [29:10] Paula Limbaugh, via Patreon, asks about motivations for helping others looking to get into the business of writing
  • [32:30] Collaborative writing
  • [35:45] Self-publishing misconceptions
  • [40:25] Advice to eighteen-year-old self
  • [46:00] Connect with Iain
  • [46:25] Final thoughts

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