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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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The Benefits of Journaling: Reflecting, Planning, and Unleashing Creativity

Learn how journaling can impact your life positively and spark creativity.

November 29, 2023

Marcy G.
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Preserving Family Recipes: Turning Treasured Family Dishes into a Cookbook

With the holiday season ramping up, there’s no better time to talk about preserving your family recipes by turning them into a cookbook!

November 20, 2023

Marcy G.
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Book Shipping Questions With 48 Hour Books

We’re answering all of your questions about shipping your books with 48 Hour Books!

November 13, 2023

Marcy G.
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Gifting Your Book: Printing a Holiday Hit

Now is the perfect time to turn those family recipes into a cookbook, gift a family photo album, or print your family history – just in time for the holidays!

November 06, 2023

Marcy G.
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Book Pricing Strategies: How to Determine Your Book Price

Not sure what to charge for your book? Here are some book pricing strategies.

November 01, 2023

Marcy G.
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It’s Almost National Novel Writing Month: Here’s How to Prepare

National Novel Writing Month is just around the corner and we have all the information you need in order to prepare!

October 23, 2023

Marcy G.
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How to Design a Book Cover: 5 Essential Elements

Are you new to conceptualizing a book cover? Read these 5 essential design elements for a stand-out book cover.

October 18, 2023

Marcy G.
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Book Genre Spotlight: Psychological Thrillers

It’s spooky season, so we’re diving into the common conventions, trends, and tropes of the psychological thriller book genre.

October 11, 2023

Marcy G.
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Editing & Proofreading Your Book: Tips for Getting Started

We break down the different types of editing, how to find an editor, and how to proofread on your own.

October 04, 2023

Marcy G.
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Book Formatting Services with 48 Hour Books

Our optional reformatting service makes it easy to have your inside layout look like a bestseller!

September 27, 2023

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