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Joe Compton

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in Torrance, The United States



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Writing has always been a passion. Published in his school anthology at an early age, Joe was able to get his first taste of the self publishing idea, having gotten to see firsthand what it took to publish and sell something on your own. Right out of school Joe joined the Marines and while serving his country Joe wrote the first draft of Amongst The Killing. When Joe got out he began pursuing his writing dream in Denver. He got an agent and they actually got an offer from a publishing company. Alas though they wanted to groom this manuscript toward a movie of the week theme and was looking to change the entire concept. Joe didn't want to go along with those plans and walked away. Soured from his experience Joe began pursuing a different wri ...more

Average rating: 4.48 · 54 ratings · 25 reviews · 3 distinct works
Amongst The Killing

4.59 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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