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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!

48 Hour Books Paper Options: A Breakdown

We break down each paper option to help you navigate what's best for your book!

May 20, 2022

Marcy G.

Designing Your Book with Tabs in Mind

You’ve written a book! Now it’s time to think about your book design and book template.

May 20, 2022

Marcy G.

Make Your Book Shine with Custom Foil Cover Treatments

Metallic accents give your book’s cover a professional look - just like the bestsellers!

May 18, 2022

Marcy G.

Printing with 48 Hour Books: How to Utilize Our Resources

Here’s a list of some of our resources and how to navigate them on our website!

May 18, 2022

Marcy G.

RGB vs. CMYK: What’s the Difference?

We break down the difference between RGB and CMYK color spaces in digital printing.

May 18, 2022

Setting Deadlines for Your Self-Published Book

While self-publishing sounds enticing, there are some important things that need to be considered – like deadlines. We share how to set your own deadlines when self-publishing a book.

May 11, 2022

Gracee Murray

How to Write a Compelling Novel Synopsis

Guest blogger, Madeline Miller, explains how to wow literary agents with a compelling novel synopsis!

May 04, 2022

Madeline Miller

How to Use Character Templates to Create Better Stories

What are character templates and how can you utilize them to help form your narrative? We explore this and more in our blog post.

April 27, 2022

Marcy G.

20 Fiction Writing Prompts for Your Next Self-Published Book

Writing prompts can help inspire new ideas for your next book or aid in combatting writer’s block. Here’s a list of 20 fiction writing prompts to kick start your writing!

April 20, 2022

Marcy G.

Tips for Writing and Printing a Poetry Book

Writing a book of poetry? Here's some tips from 48 Hour Books to help you through the process!

April 06, 2022

Marcy G.

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