Writer’s Wheel Magazine Issue 7

We are now in mid-autumn, and the leaves are turning a gorgeous kaleidoscope of rich reds, bronze and gold. And we also have a lovely autumnal cover for which we thank tonal artist and writer Stuart Davies. In this issue, Roderick Vincent discusses the changing character of literary fiction in “Writing Dystopian”. In “Symbolism and Motif in Your Writing”, Maria Moloney talks about how you can use symbols and motif with great effect to enhance your writing. And Jane Bailey Bain in the second part Read More +

Writer’s Wheel Magazine Issue 6

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 fiction and challenges the assumption of whether it is necessary for a piece of literature to be meaningful or whether we should not simply enjoy a book for the sake of the story itself rather than its effect. Creative writing teacher Emma Segar talks about disliking the idea that creative writing courses should be an opportunity Read More +

Writer’s Wheel Magazine Issue 5

Welcome to the fifth mid-spring issue of Writer’s Wheel, the FREE online creative writing magazine from Compass Books. Spring and early summer brings new growth, and in this issue of Writers’ Wheel, Krystina Kellingley writes about inspiration and where to find it. Annette Oppenlander tells us how your first chapter must draw in the reader or your book will return to the shelf unread and unnoticed.Simon Whaley is, as always, generous with his advice on generating ideas for articles, while Autumn Barlow brings her vast Read More +

Writer’s Wheel Magazine Issue 4

Welcome to the fourth issue of Writer’s Wheel, the FREE online creative writing magazine from Compass Books. We reach mid-season and the wheel turns again with Writer’s Wheel magazine issue four, the winter edition. And a big thank you goes to all the editorial team and designer for all the hard work over the past year.  Writing can be an adventure and in this edition Cosmic Egg writer James Burkard, author of sci fi novel Eternal Life Inc., chats about writing on the wild side, and Read More +

Writer’s Wheel Magazine Issue 3

Welcome to the third issue of Writer’s Wheel, the FREE online creative writing magazine from Compass Books. Ever wonder if your book could shoot from obscurity to bestseller even after it’s been out for three years? That you will suddenly find your own words being spoken by a character on a major TV series, or Jay-Z wearing your book cover on the back of his jacket in his and Beyoncé’s tour trailer video? Well that’s what happened to Eugene Thacker and his book In the Read More +

Writer’s Wheel Magazine issue 2

Welcome to the second issue of Writer’s Wheel, the FREE online creative writing magazine from Compass Books. This issue is filled with helpful articles from published authors. Also new this issue we have short fiction with four great stories to choose from. In this issue… Marneta Viegas successful best-selling author and creator of her own brand of children’s books, talks about how she came to be an “accidental author” with tips for writers. Nicolas Corder author of Creating Convincing Characters discusses characterization in the first of a new series Read More +

Writer’s Wheel “free” writing magazine, issue 1

Welcome to the first issue of Writer’s Wheel, the FREE online creative writing magazine  from Compass Books. Just like all creative writing mags, WW offers a broad overview of  what is required by editors and publishers in the publishing industry. We also have a few  advantages over a lot of hardcopy and other on-line writers’ mags in that both editors  have a wide range of experience in editing magazines, tutoring creative writing courses,  and are publishers in their own right within the multi-faceted stable of Read More +