Plainfield Public Library District

Local Authors and Writers

Resources for Plainfield Area Writers

Let the library help you nurture and grow your writing life. We have resources to help promote and market your work.

Publish Your Book

Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online software — now available through your library — that allows you to create professional-quality eBook and print-ready files of your book in ePUB, MOBI and PDF formats.

Share Your Book

Hold Your Event Here

 Upload Your eBook
Once your book is approved, you can see it in the Indie Illinois collection here.

 Donate Your Book Enter the Soon To Be Famous IL Author Contest

Writing Events & Programs

Meets Third Tuesday
at 7:00 PM
Indie Author Day
October 13, 2018
National Novel
Writing Month

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online at no cost. Requires Plainfield Public Library card. 

Writing Essentials Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers The Keys to Effective Editing
How to Make Money From Your Writing Publish and Sell Your eBooks And more! Courses is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Requires Plainfield Public Library card. Library Card Access

eBook Publishing Fundamentals Distributing and Marketing eBooks Learning Metadata for Book Publishing