Publish Your Writing with Help from Your Library

Publishing written work can seem daunting. Read on for advice from veteran writers and editors Denise Low, Dennis Etzel Jr., Thomas Fox Averill, and Eric McHenry. You’ll also learn more about what the library can do to help you improve your writing and connect with other writers in your community.

Community Novel Project Concludes with Launch Party

It’s a chick-lit mystery with some history, written collaboratively by more than 20 local authors as part of the community novel project of the library. Meet the authors at the Book Launch on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 3-5 pm. Purchase a copy of SpeakEasy for $6 in the Booktique during or after the Book Launch, online at amazon.com, or download the book or audiobook for free.

SpeakEasy: The Final Chapter by Lissa Staley

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 20, author Lissa Staley tries to write a “happily ever after” ending onto Ronni and Pete’s budding romance, but she hopes you enjoy the concluding chapter of SpeakEasy anyway….

SpeakEasy Chapter 19 by Paul Swearingen

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 19, author Paul Swearingen gets Julia to stop fibbing and tell the truth about the missing jewels…

SpeakEasy Chapter 18 by Holly Mace

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 18, author Holly Mace lets Ronni lose her temper with Pete, for good reason, and brings in a character that 108 year old Julia never expected to see again…

SpeakEasy Chapter 17 by Sarah Langley

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 17, author Sarah Langley faces a moral dilemma as more information about the jewel thieves is revealed…