Self-Publishing for Indie Authors

eResources for Self-Publishing & Indie Authors

Pressbooks Public

Create a professional-looking eBook, or format your book for printing.


California Indie-Authors, Library Journal SELF-e Selects picks, and local content.

Indie Author Project

Submit your indie-published book here and share your eBooks with patrons of Alameda County Library and libraries throughout California.

November is for Writers!

Get off on the right foot with these resources just for writers!

eBook Resources


Are you ready to write your novel? Visit the National Novel Writing Month official website. NaNoWriMo starts on November 1.

Write It!

eBooks about writers and writing, for NaNoWriMo and beyond.

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

Indie Author Project Expert Sessions

Join us for this monthly webinar series for experienced, beginning, or soon-to-be authors of any genre, at any stage in the writing process.

Women in Profile: A Local Author Panel Discussion

Dec 16th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online Event
Learn how four authors with ties to Castro Valley got their stories in print and on to library shelves.

eBooks, eMedia, and more for Writers and Self-publishers

Get started with writing guides, emagazines, style guides, and much more!

eBook Resources

Blogs for Self-publishing & Indie Authors

Indie Titles to Sample!

Get a Library Card

Get access to all of the great online resources that the library has to offer!

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