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Resources for Writers

The Keene Public Library believes that everyone has a book in them and we want to help community aspiring writers as well as established writers throughout the process. You can see what is scheduled and sign up for our events and classes online.

The Keene Public Library hosts a Monday Night Fiction Writers Group that meets for eight weeks three or four times a year. 

Each November during NaNoWriMo, the library provides a writing space and treats for WriMos.

Each year, the Keene Public Library offers at least one workshop series for high school and middle school students.

  • Pressbooks

    Pressbooks is simple book production software. Write your own book on Pressbooks, or import an existing manuscript, choose a book design theme, and export into all the file formats you need to publish your books:

    • designed PDF (the “interior book file” for print-on-demand)
    • MOBI format (for Kindle ebooks)
    • EPUB format (for all other ebookstores)
    • more exotic XML formats

     

    Pressbooks

    Getting Started with Pressbooks

    Pressbooks makes it easy to create professionally designed books & ebooks. Discover how our user-friendly epublishing software can help you publish today!

    Getting Started with Pressbooks

    Pressbook Tutorial

  • Self-e

    The Keene Public Library provides our patrons access to SELF-e, which allows authors to upload their manuscripts and turn them into sleek, professionally designed ebooks and print books with ease. Using SELF-e authors can submit ebooks, to Library Journal for review. All submitted books can be made available can be made to library readers throughout New Hampshire. The very best books will be available to libraries throughout the country in LJ SELF-e Select.

    To watch the SELF-e author video, visit https://vimeo.com/biblioboard/self-eforauthors

    To learn more about SELF-e, visit http://self-e.libraryjournal.com/

    To learn more about BiblioBoard®, visit http://biblioboard.com/

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