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Self-Publishing Advice & Inspirations


May 1, 2024

In the latest installment of the AskALLi Member Q&A podcast, hosts Michael La Ronn and Sacha Black discuss effective strategies for finding ARC (Advanced Review Copy) reviewers for manuscripts.

Other questions include:

  • Do I need a new ISBN if I change the cover?
  • Do I need to use a different ISBN for each retailer when publishing on Kindle and other platforms?
  • How can I create a legal disclaimer for a memoir written as fiction?
  • Is it possible to retain rights to my characters and book world when negotiating with a traditional publisher
  • What is the best way to get peer feedback on alternative cover designs for my upcoming book?
  • How does barcode pricing work with short-term or permanent price changes?

And more!

Find more author advice, tips, and tools at our Self-Publishing Author Advice Center, with a huge archive of nearly 2,000 blog posts and a handy search box to find key info on the topic you need. And, if you haven’t already, we invite you to join our organization and become a self-publishing ally.

Now, go write and publish!

About the Hosts

Michael La Ronn is ALLi’s Outreach Manager. He is the author of over 80 science fiction & fantasy books and self-help books for writers. He writes from the great plains of Iowa and has managed to write while raising a family, working a full-time job, and even attending law school classes in the evenings (now graduated!). You can find his fiction at www.michaellaronn.com and his videos and books for writers at www.authorlevelup.com.

Sacha Black is a bestselling and competition winning author, rebel podcaster, speaker and casual rule breaker. She writes fiction under a secret pen name and other books about the art of writing. When Sacha isn't writing, she runs ALLi's blog. She lives in England, with her wife and genius, giant of a son. You can find her on her website, her podcast, and on Instagram.