The Questions of Rejections, Reflections, and Returning to Will Worthington in 2023

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Over the last two years, there came many times when I thought to myself….. ‘Am I actually going to finish the first book?’ Why? I was so intent on getting it right. There is so much competition in this industry that I knew that this really was the last ‘Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow’ […]

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My Guide for Literary Agent submission by R.E. Brooker

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Introduction: Before I begin this blog post, I want to make something clear to everyone: I am not an expert when it comes to literary agents. I am new to this terrifying, exciting (and hopefully life-changing) world; a world that is fraught with overspilling questions, like ‘Who do I send my book to?’ ‘What’s the […]

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A Writer’s Life by R.E. Brooker

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I’m on a magical ferris-wheel.  I never want to get off. The views here are breath-taking, enchanting  Imagination’s brush painting new landscapes over hills and seas,  chapters flooded in darkness, sprinkles of tinkling laughter, and far-away places –  not for you, or me The light bends, rainbow chinks A prism of my own making  ————- […]

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Why Do I Like Cleaning? The Mysteries of a Mess-Hating Mind!

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I wasn’t always like this…… When I was younger, I would often leave my bedroom in a complete mess, and somehow just be able to live like that! I would – (and I remember this so vividly) step over the clothes or toys that lined the floor, they were fine there….. and then, one day, […]

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Shooting for the Stars, cough, Pineapples…..

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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 […]

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My #1linewed on the 14th April – Theme – Egg

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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 […]

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