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Indie Author Project

Are you a local author looking to get your work into the St. Louis County Library's eBook collection? The library has a new service just for you!

The Indie Author Project (IAP), formerly SELF-e, allows local authors to upload their work for inclusion into the Indie Missouri collection, available to all participating Missouri libraries. Submissions will also be considered for the IAP Select collection. Titles chosen for the IAP Select collection are available to participating libraries nationwide. 

When you're ready to submit your work, CLICK HERE. Submissions must be in PDF or ePUB 2 or 3 format. Be sure to read through the Terms of Agreement.

Titles in the Indie Missouri collection and those chosen for the IAP Select collection will be available on our BiblioBoard platform. 

Click this link -->  biblioboard logo  to find or browse for titles.

Online Writing and Publishing Resources

EBSCO eBooks

  • Creative Writing
  • The Technique of Fiction Writing
  • The Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel: All the Tools You Need to Write and Sell Your First Novel
  • The Writer's Idea Thesaurus: An Interactive Guide for Developing Ideas for Novels and Short Stories
  • On Writing Fiction: Rethinking Conventional Wisdom about the Craft

Gale Courses

  • Beginner's Guide to Getting Published
  • Beginning Writer's Workshop
  • Romance Writing
  • Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers

LearningExpress Library

  • 501 Writing Prompts, 2nd Edition
  • Proofreading, Revising, & Editing Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day
  • Writing Skills tutorial

Lynda.com

  • Ebook Publishing Fundamentals
  • Grammar Fundamentals
  • Writing Fundamentals: The Craft of Story