April 12, 2021 (Last Updated April 07, 2021)48 Hour Books
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!
This contest is FREE to enter!
Printing for 50 paperback books (*Black & white interior with full-color gloss cover, 60# paper, any size up to 300 pages)
Cover design (if needed)
ISBN and barcode
Winning submission to be featured on our blog
*2nd Place will receive code for $100 off book printing and 3rd place will receive $50 off!
Entries should be 500 – 2,000 words
Include word count on your email submission or in your document
Entry must be titled
Only 1 submission will be accepted per person
Submissions will be accepted until June 4, 2021
Contest Prompt: Write a work of fiction.
Submissions can be short stories or poems.
Poetry submissions will be accepted as long as they reach the 500-word minimum (multiple poems qualify).
What We’re Looking For:
The prize will be awarded to the submission that is well-written and exhibits principles of good storytelling and adherence to the theme.
· Email a Word Document of your writing to [email protected]comwith the subject: “writing contest”
· Email must include your first and last name and word count.
**Your submission should only be 500 – 2,000 words. If your submission does not fall within this range, it will not be considered for judging.
***You are welcome to submit an excerpt of your book if it adheres to the contest prompt. Please do not submit a full book – this will not qualify for the contest.
Winners will be selected June 28th!
At 48 Hour Books, we help your book stand out in a crowd. Give us a call (800-231-0521) or contact us to see how we can help you add the right premium cover options to your project.