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Writers Corner

Resources for authors, book creators, and aspiring writers

Pressbooks

Interested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book and more in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks Public is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and more—all through your library.

Indie Author Project

Submit your self-published work through this Library Journal sponsored service to add your work to the local library collection and potentially expose your work to a wider audience. You can earn usage-based royalties if your eBooks are chosen for the curated Indie Author Project Select collections, available across all major library eBook platforms.

BiblioBoard

Discover local content from self-published authors, top indie eBooks, local collections, and so much more. Download the BiblioBoard Library app for your Apple, Android, or Kindle device.

Local Author Submissions

To Submit a book for consideration for the New Hanover County Public Library Local Author Collection- please complete a Local Author Submission Form.

North Carolina Author Project

NC Author Project


New Hanover County Public Library is pleased to join in the announcement of a local author contest that will accept submissions of adult and young adult fiction, to be recognized as the top indie-published eBooks in North Carolina. 

Winners in each category will receive $1,000 as well as:
●    Honors at the 2022 Indie Author Day Reception
●    Opportunities to promote the winning title at [Region] public libraries
●    Inclusion in a full-page spread in Library Journal, one of America’s oldest and most renowned trade publications for library news
●    Opportunities earn royalties through the IAP Select collection (ePUB format required for eligibility)
 

The contest will accept submissions through May 31, 2022. Read more at https://indieauthorproject.librariesshare.com/north-carolina 

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Wilmington, NC 28401

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Wilmington, NC 28405

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