Archive for June 2013

The Alternative Belief and MB&S Markets

Jun 23rd, 2013 | By

The ‘mind, body and spirit’ market offers more and more opportunities for full-length books on a wide variety of subjects.  It is a marketplace that requires a degree of familiarity within the author’s chosen field but a large number of widely-selling writers would not necessarily consider themselves to be ‘experts’. The following are looking for

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Not just for beginners …

Jun 11th, 2013 | By

It would be a mistake for us to assume that writers’ how-to books are only aimed at beginners. Once we get passed the fundamental stage of how-to write novels, short stories, poetry or non-fiction and explored how-to generate ideas, or marketing, there is still room for published writers in specific genres to write how-to books

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THE COMPLETE TITLES LIST FOR COMPASS BOOKS

Jun 11th, 2013 | By

The past year has been an exciting one for Compass Books and we have managed to attract a diverse selection of how-to books for writers. We’ve covered ‘beginners’ and ‘stimulating ideas’ titles and now we’re interested in more specialised topics that would be of help to experienced writers who are considering a change of direction,

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Welcome …

Jun 11th, 2013 | By

Welcome to the new blog for Compass Books, which we hope will give an even wider ‘writer’s club’ feel to what we are doing – and it prevents me from having withdrawal symptoms from The New Writer magazine. It was Juvenal in his Satires, who coined the phrase cacothes scribendi – referring to the compulsion

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