The Golden Egg ball? A bouquet of opulence, and a new lit agent liked my book!

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I always get the jitters when it’s nearly time to – once again – parade around the Big Honk venue. I’m not saying where it’s based, as the event is hush-hush online, but I will say that some mega important faces attend this canape-crazy catch-up-with-friends-and-make-new-ones mish mash of an exciting black tie extravanganza. (Wow, now […]

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Mini profiles on characters! (First up, Will Worthington)

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Each week, I am going to be showing you glimpses of the characters from my upper middle grade novel, ‘Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow.’ It’s been a nearly-eleven year road to publication, but, I will get there. In the meantime? It’s all about my protagonist. 13-year-old Will Worthington lost his parents in a ski […]

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The Positivity Post, filled with Potter, Pitches, and Present-unpacking!

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It is the yearly ‘Golden Egg’ ball on the 31st January… and I have just entered the pitch competition. Last time, I didn’t get through. This time will probably be the same, but – as with anything you care about – the point is that I try. I’m not going to post it here, unless […]

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Reflections and Resolutions, the Rachel E. Brooker Way!

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Forgive the lateness of this post, but I was ill yesterday with a terrible headache; and even stopped watching my ‘Emmerdale’ clips because of it. That’s when you know I feel bad! Anyway, here are my reflections on 2019…. It was a year of self-discovery, really. I quit my barista job, deciding that the next […]

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‘Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow’: My Novel, My Dream.

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“You might be inspired on this trip.” I never thought those words would actually resonate with me. In September 2007, I started the first draft of my upper middle grade novel, deep inside the heart of an arboretum in Gloucestershire. Two hours later, I read out three pages in the university chapel, and people really […]

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