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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!

Write a Book, Grow Your Business

Learn how writing and self-publishing a book can help your brand or business!

November 16, 2020

Marcy G.

What Is a Book Gutter (and Other Terms Self-Publishers Need to Know)

What's a book gutter? We'll clear this up for you along with other self-publishing terms.

October 26, 2020

Marcy G.

Self-Published Author Spotlight: Darlene Edwards

Get to know self-published author, Darlene Edwards!

October 21, 2020

48 Hour Books

Table of Contents vs. Index: What’s the Difference?

We outline two different forms of organization found in a book: The Table of Contents and Index.

October 14, 2020

Marcy G.

Sharing Secrets to Your Success by Self-Publishing a Book

Every business has a story worth telling and sharing your successes can have many benefits!

October 08, 2020

Marcy G.

Top 10 Mistakes of First-Time Authors (Are You Guilty of #8?)

Here are ten common mistakes to avoid as a first-time author.

September 14, 2020

Marcy G.

The Book Proofing Process: What You Should Really Be Checking

Here's what you should really be checking when your PDF proof is uploaded to your account.

September 14, 2020

Marcy G.

Widows, Orphans, and Other Book Formatting Issues

Read to learn more about widows, orphans, and common formatting issues we encounter.

August 31, 2020

Marcy G.

Why You Want (or Don't Want) a Dust Jacket for Your Self-Published Book

We examine why you want (or don't want) a dust jacket when printing your self-published book

August 31, 2020

Marcy G.

Tips for Writing Believable Dialogue for your Self-Published Book

We discuss how to format, use, and write believable dialogue.

August 31, 2020

Michael Dull
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