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Gale Courses offers six-week online courses taught by instructors who are experts in their fields.

In the “Writing and Publishing” Category you will find the subcategories which each contain a  variety of classes:

  • Business Writing.
  • Creative Writing.
  • Grant Writing, and Publishing.

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LYNDA.COM TUTORIALS offers video tutorials and lessons to improve your skills in a vast array of subjects including writing.

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Design your own books, newsletters, poetry, novels, and any other written content in digital and print ready formats using Pressbooks.

Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online software that allows users to create professional-quality print-ready and eBook files.

SELF-e & BiblioBoard

Authors can submit their original ebook to the SELF-e program to have it showcased in the Indie Wisconsin Statewide Collection while retaining all rights to their work.

Readers across the state, with the potential for national exposure, can discover their work using the BiblioBoard Library app or website.


Through the Wisconsin Author 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 July 27, 2018.

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