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ShareReach Readers and Promote Your Book

The Indie Author Projectopens a new window helps authors reach readers and promote their work. Share your e-books with library readers across Minnesota and potentially all across the United States and Canada.

Submissions must be in EPUB or PDF file format.

What Happens Next?

After a book is uploaded, it is reviewed to ensure that it is technically sound and does not infringe on copyrights.

This initial review takes a few days. After that, the book will appear in Indie Minnesotaopens a new window.

If your book is selected by Indie Author Project curation partners, it will also be available alongside other great indie reads in participating libraries across the U.S. and Canada. Authors will be notified if the book has been chosen as an Indie Author Project Selection within 4-6 weeks.

Currently, curators are actively reviewing Adult and Young Adult Fiction submissions. They are also accepting Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s submissions, but are still working on plans for when curators will begin actively reviewing those genres.

All submissions, regardless of audience or genre, will be included in the local Indie Minnesotaopens a new window collection.

Help Resources

SELF-e for Authors*opens a new window

What Happens After You Submit to SELF-e?*opens a new window

*Indie Author Project was formerly known as SELF-e.

Create Your Book

You can use Pressbooks to create a book and export it to an EPUB or PDF file that can be uploaded to the Indie Author Project.

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