For David Thorne, a NYT Bestselling author, self-publishing has been more profitable than working with a traditional publisher.
In fact, the author has made more money from his newly self-published book I’ll Go Home Then; It’s Warm and Has Chairs, than he did from his book The Internet is a Playground, which was published by Penguin’s Tarcher imprint.
After feeling underwhelmed with his publisher’s design and feeling that he had done all of the work marketing his first book, Thorne decided to use Lulu.com to self publish his second book. “I wanted to do something different. For my first book, the publisher took a lot of control over the layout. I was not happy with the typeface. I hated the cover. I had no say over any of that,” Thorne stated. Read more