1. What is ePublish or Bust?
ePublish or Bust is a one-stop resource for aspiring and self-published authors to locate educational resources, tools, and promotional opportunities offered by public libraries across the country. Created by the Daviess County Public Library (KY), the site is continually adding partner libraries. The site features articles on writing by the ePublish or Bust staff, a listing of programs and resources available at participating libraries, and an online calendar where registered users can book promotional visits at participating libraries.
2. Does it cost anything to register and participate?
Registration with ePublish or Bust is free. You do not have to register to view the content displayed on ePublish or Bust. Registration is necessary if you are an author wishing to book an appearance at a participating library. Registration also allows you to receive the latest updates to services and information provided by ePublish or Bust.
3. How do I register?
Registration is easy. Click "Login / Register" and select "Create new account". Type in your full name as you wish it to be displayed on the website and enter your e-mail address. You will then recieve an e-mail from [email protected] with further instructions. Following those instructions, you will be able to log in to epublishorbust.com and set your password.
4. How do I book an appearance at a participating library?
To book an appearance click on "Build Your Audience". There you will see a list of available dates with the location underneath. Click the date, fill out the simple form, and submit your booking request. A follow up email will be sent to you by the library coordinator to confirm your visit, and obtain details for promoting the program. If a booking is already pending for a date, select another date to book.
5. How can my library become a participating library?
Any library can participate in the ePublish or Bust program. Interested libraries should use the Contact form and select "I represent a library interested in joining ePublish or Bust."