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Self-Publishing Advice & Inspirations

Sep 16, 2022

The AskALLi Members Q&A Podcast is back with your most common self-publishing questions answered by authors Michael La Ronn and Sacha Black. 

Questions include:

  • Where can I find the IngramSpark discount code?
  • Where is ALLi's resources on ISBNs?
  • What does ALLi think about X service?
  • I have a problem with my membership. Can you help?
  • I signed a deal with a bad publisher.
  • How do I get the rights back?
  • Can I distribute my books with both Amazon KDP and IngramSpark
  • Where is the best place to start for a beginner?

And more!

Our Members Q&A Podcast is brought to you by specialist sponsor Kobo Writing Life, a global, independent ebook and audiobook publishing platform that empowers authors with a quick and easy publishing process and unique promotional opportunities. To reach a wide audience, create your account today! We'd like to thank Kobo for their support of this podcast. 

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. You can do that at

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 and his videos and books for writers at

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.