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OPEN WRITING GROUPS

Several libraries in Rock County offer writing groups open to the public. If you’re interested in writing, come meet author locals with similar goals

Changes in meeting schedules often happen, please call the library to verify.

Stateline Night Writers
Wednesdays, 6-8:00 pm
Beloit Public Library – 608-364-2905
605 Eclipse Blvd., Beloit

Edgerton Area Writers Guild
2nd and 4th Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm
Edgerton Public Library – 608-884-4511
101 Albion St., Edgerton

Writers Group
1st Tuesday, 5:45pm

3rd Monday, 12:30pm
Eager Free Public Library – 608-882-2260
39 W. Main St., Evansville

GALE COURSES

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
  • Publishing

View the Gale Courses catalog.

Learn more about Gale Courses.

LYNDA.COM TUTORIALS

Lynda.com offers video tutorials and lessons to improve your skills in a vast array of subjects including writing.

Go to Lynda.com

Learn more about Lynda.com.

PRESS BOOKS

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.

PILOT PROGRAM WITH OVERDRIVE

BiblioBoard’s SELF-e Select collection is now available through OverDrive with no holds or waiting as part of a pilot program. Learn more about OverDrive here.

WISCONSIN AUTHOR PROJECT CONTEST

Through the Wisconsin Author Project, libraries are helping local authors get the recognition they deserve for writing great books.

The 2018 contest is closed. Winners will be announced in October.

Get your 2019 entry ready. Submissions will be accepted beginning in April!

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