NEW BOOKS

Compass Points - Edit is a Four-Letter Word

How to create the best first impression

Glynis Scrivens

Fiction - The Art and the Craft

How Fiction is Written and How to Write it

Colin Bulman

Compass Points: Building Your Story

A guide to structure and plot

Kelly Lawrence

Be a Travel Writer, Live your Dreams, Sell your Features

Travel Writing Step by Step

Solange Hando

Desiring Dragons

Creativity, imagination and the Writer's Quest

Kevan Manwaring

Compass Points - Photography for Writers

Using photos to sell more of your words

Simon Whaley

Compass Points - Passionate Plots

A Brief Guide to Writing Erotic Stories and Scenes

Kelly Lawrence

FROM THE BLOGS
THE WAY WE WERE – THE NOVELIST’S LAMENT Aug 31 2015

[caption id="attachment_36" align="aligncenter" width="394"] Life-Writes: Where do writer's get their ideas? It's called Life[/caption] Having a clear out of old typescripts, I found this article t...

GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER Aug 24 2015

Get Your Act Together by Jenny Roche is a guide for anyone interested in branching out into the world of the stand-up comic and takes us into the esoteric world of writing and performing comedy routin...

Let’s Do It! … but just how far should we go? Aug 21 2015

with apologies to Cole Porter, Noel Coward and Victoria Wood! One of the most frequent question asked on my ‘Kick-Starting the Novel’ course is how far should the novelist be expected to go in ...

Special eBook offer for writers on two books this month! Aug 6 2015

We have not only one eBook offer for writers this month. For the whole of August 2015, Compass Points: Creating Meaningful Dialogue and Compass Points: The Writer' Group Handbook are just 99p/99c (may...

Learning the tricks of the trade Aug 5 2015

Learning the tricks of the trade Creative writing courses are expensive, time-consuming and not always a productive start to a writing career. Most adults who want to write will already know the ba...

Writer’s Wheel Magazine Issue 6 Jul 24 2015

Welcome to the sixth midsummer issue of Writer’s Wheel, the FREE online creative writing magazine from Compass Books. In this issue N. E. David discusses the changing character of literary ficti...

Have you enough material for a full length book? Jul 23 2015

[caption id="attachment_81" align="aligncenter" width="397"] Ho To Write For the How-To Market[/caption] [caption id="attachment_36" align="aligncenter" width="394"] Life-Writes: Where do writer's ...