When Bikul Koirala was in ninth grade, he and his younger brother and older cousin decided they’d publish a children’s magazine and distribute it throughout their community and in local schools. It’s an ambitious undertaking on its own, but then the boys figured a first issue run of 1,000 print copies would be the perfect […]
Local Author Shares Her Children’s Books through Self-Publishing
For local children’s author Barbara Jones, inspiration for her stories can come from anywhere: playing with her children (and now, grandchildren), a walk along the Poudre River, a drive through town. She envisioned her book, “The Barnacle and Briny Circus: the Greatest Show Under the Sea,” many years ago while doing an activity book with […]
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 […]
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 […]