Local Author Enjoys Self-Publishing Success with Serial Fiction

An Interview with Local Sci-Fi/Fantasy Author Daniel Ausema With the wide range of writing tools and publishing paths available, today’s authors have more opportunities to get their stories in front of readers than ever before. And your public library plays a large role in that! Poudre River Public Library District doesn’t just place books and …

5 Easy Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month

Did you know that National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world? This makes it a perfect time to celebrate the contributions from local poets and encourage others to give poetry a try. Popular children’s writer and poet Kenn Nesbitt explains that good poetry always makes the reader feel something: “A good …

So You Want to Write & Publish a Book. Now What?

The Martian. Still Alice. Eragon. Once We Were Brothers. Fifty Shades of Grey. Most likely you’ve heard of a few of these best-selling books. Maybe you’ve even seen the movies. But, what you might be surprised to learn is that each of these books was originally self-published by the author before gaining popularity and being …

Insider’s Guide to the 2017 FoCo Book Fest

1 DAY | 6 VENUES | 20+ SESSIONS | 30+ AUTHORS After the success of the inaugural Fort Collins Book Fest in 2016 (Brewin’ Up Books), the FREE, one-day literary arts festival returns with a new theme, Writings and Riffs, on Saturday, October 21. This year’s festival celebrates music, books, and poetry as means of …