Lemony Snicket “We’re not heroes, Vi,” said Klaus, looking out of the grimy window in Olaf’s basement, “We just try and try and fight and fight – and the grownups don’t even believe us!” Violet bit her lip. “Grownups are very often wrong.” “You can say that again.” Harry Potter Ron pocketed his wand, sighing. […]Continue Reading
Shooting for the Stars, cough, Pineapples…..
Introduction Well, it has been a long road to my traditional publishing dreams; a road filled with so many twists and turns that I don’t even know where to look anymore. Experiences As I mentioned previously, I began Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow in 2007, and since then, it has gone through (I’m not […]Continue Reading
Today, I am going to talk about the main antagonist in my upper middle grade, ‘Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow’ I won’t tell you much, because, spoilers, but I will allow you a quick glimpse…… At just 15, Kazamir Kirrolivitch has a merciless drive for vengeance. He is ruthless. He is powerful, and he […]Continue Reading
My #1linewed on the 14th April – Theme – Egg
Harry Potter “What shall we throw, George?” “I don’t know, Fred, what do you think we should throw?” “How about nothing?” said Ginny, “We can just de-gnome the garden like always.” “That’s boring!” chorused Fred and George, their eyes falling on a basket of eggs… “I bought a new one, ‘arry!” Hagrid said, with a […]Continue Reading
My Magnified Study of My Favourite Villains…. And Their Most Villainous Ways
By. R.E. Brooker Warning: Contains mild spoilers from the following book series – Lord of The Flies, Othello, Gormenghast, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Mysterious Benedict Society series, Darren Shan series, Harry Potter, and the Itch series Introduction Villlains. Don’t you just love them? From the snarling school bully, to the machievolan […]Continue Reading
My #1linewed on the 7th April!
Life on Mars “They’ve made a bastard enemy out of me, Tyler,” growled The Guv, pulling on his thick, leather gloves, “NICK EM!” Sam clamped the handcuffs on the two men. “Cell number three might be clean,” he said, “I can’t say for sure…..” The Guv howled with laughter. Ray is not my enemy, Chris!” […]Continue Reading
My Top Nine Writing Movies
Heya guys Welcome to another R.E. Brooker blog entry. Okay, so there are a lot of writing movies for us to enjoy, but unfortunately many are lost in the generic whirlpool, those films with more universally relatable plots, (although, being a writer myself, I will never understand why not everyone in the world doesn’t want […]Continue Reading
……Top 10 Key Writing Tips
by R.E. Brooker Heya guys, many of you on Twitter wanted me to share a few writing tips in my blog, so I’ve compiled the top ten tips that I have picked up through the years ☺️ I hope you find them useful. 1Inspiration can be found everywhere…. and often in the most unlikely of […]Continue Reading
New Horizons: Exciting Years!
Heya guys, I just wanted to update you on what happened yesterday, and – in all honesty – I am beginning to see it as a really exciting, positive thing! 🙂 You ready? Pfft… Of course you are…. From now on, I am going to be sending out my book to literary agents by myself. […]Continue Reading