December 12, 2019 (Last Updated September 22, 2020)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
Feature in our newsletter, “The Writers’ Block”
Blog post containing winning entry
*2nd Place will receive code for $100 off book printing and 3rd place will receive $50 off!
Entries should be no more than 2,500 words
Please include word count on entry
Entry must be titled
Submissions will be accepted until April 15th
Prompt: It’s 2020 and the start of a new decade. Write about the future!
Submissions can be fiction or nonfiction; short stories or essays – interpret as you wish!
What We’re Looking For:
The prize will be awarded to the submission that is well-written, demonstrating principles of good storytelling and adherence to the theme.
Submit a .doc or .pdf attachment of your writing to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “writing contest”
Please include your first and last name and word count
Winners will be selected May 4th!