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48 Hour Books Blog

We hope that the following blog entries will explain and simplify the process of turning your words into actual books. We'd love to hear from you, either with comments, or with suggestions for future blog posts. We're here to help!

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5 Reasons Copyrighting a Book is Important

Applying for copyright protection is not difficult or expensive, and the protection it offers is important. Here are five reasons why!

February 01, 2024

Marcy G.
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Book Writing and ChatGPT: What We Know So Far

Artificial Intelligence changes the way we should think about book writing and ChatGPT has become one of the most interesting topics in the book world. We discuss what we know so far!

June 09, 2023

Michael Dull
48 Hour Books Writing Contest: Summer vacation

48 Hour Books Writing Contest: Summer Vacation

Participating in a writing contest can help advance your writing, inspire new ideas, or help with writer’s block. Enter our writing contest for a chance to win a self-publishing package!

June 07, 2023

48 Hour Books

Why You Should Use Book Editing Services

We break down the importance of editing your manuscript, why you should work with a professional editor, and the different types of editing.

June 07, 2023

Marcy G.
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Book Binding Services: What Makes 48 Hour Books Different

We’re breaking down our different book binding options!

May 31, 2023

Marcy G.

Choosing Your Binding Style

Having trouble deciding on a binding type? 48 Hour Books is here to help narrow it down for you!

May 25, 2023

Marcy G.
"I Am Success" journal

A Guide to Printing a Journal

There are certain books that will simply never go out of style, and journals certainly fit into that category. Learn how you can print a custom journal with 48 Hour Books!

May 25, 2023

Marcy G.

Book Binding Methods: Which Type of Bookbinding is Best for You?

Learn about the best binding options available and discover which method is perfect for you. Get started today!

May 25, 2023

Marcy G.
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Forming the Story: How Authors Plan Their Plots

When it comes to forming a story, there’s no right or wrong way for an author to approach the process. We discuss how to map out your plot.

May 24, 2023

Marcy G.
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5 Popular Qualities of a Bestselling Beach Read

We discuss five characteristics of the perfect summer beach read.

May 17, 2023

Marcy G.

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