48 Hr Books Writing Contest

February 14, 2019

Entering 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!


Winner receives:

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”



Entries should be no more than 2,500 words

Please include the word count on entry

Entry must be titled

Submissions will be accepted until April 12th



Write about love.

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 theme.


To Enter:

Submit a .doc or .pdf attachment of your writing to sm@48hrbooks.com with the subject: “writing contest”

Please include your first and last name


Winner will be selected April 30th!

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