Write your novel

Make East Central Regional Library your partner in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Our online resources, books, and meeting spaces can get you started and keep you going. MN Writes MN Reads Use this collection of online tools to publish and share your novel. Use Pressbooks to create professional-quality versions of your book in EPUB, …

Winners announced for Minnesota Author Project

Winners have been announced for the first annual MN Writes MN Reads Minnesota Author Project, which recognizes the best self-published  authors in the state of Minnesota.   Congratulations to these great authors!   Adult Fiction Winner: Betting on Paradise by Lizbeth Selvig                   Young Adult Fiction Winner: Journey’s …

We’re looking for the best self-published books in the state of Minnesota!

Through this project, libraries are helping local authors get the recognition they deserve for writing great books. This year’s contest kicks off on April 1, 2018, and submissions will be accepted through June 30, 2018. The winners of this contest will receive: $1,000 each in Adult and Young Adult categories. Prizes sponsored by the Minnesota …

Libraries Offer Tools to Create and Share eBooks

In conjunction with other Minnesota libraries, East Central Regional Library now offers a new suite of resources – collectively called MN Writes MN Reads – to help local authors connect with local readers, and potentially with readers across the country. “East Central Regional Library is excited by the possibilities of MN Writes MN Reads in …