Call for entries in the Minnesota statewide author contests

Minnesota Author Project creates opportunities for self-published authors  and community writing collaborations Minnesota public libraries are pleased to announce the call for entries in this year’s Minnesota Author Project statewide contest for independently-published Young Adult and Adult Fiction.  This is the contest’s fourth year.  The Minnesota Author Project Communities Create category, introduced last year, is also […]

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 […]

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 […]