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Alcatraz Third Person Chapter Two

Alcatraz Third Person Chapter Two You’re probably wondering about the beginning of the previous chapter, with its reference to evil librarians, altars made from encyclopedias, and its general feeling of “Oh, No! Alcatraz is going to be sacrificed!” This is known, in stories, as a ‘hook.’ It is a vulgar literary convention used to unfairly…

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Alcatraz Third Person Chapter One

Alcatraz Third Person Chapter One Assistant Peter’s note: Brandon originally wrote the entire book in third person. For Brandon’s explanation, see this annotation. I’m posting two chapters from the draft before Brandon changed the book to first person. There’s something about facing death while tied to an altar made from outdated encyclopedias—realizing that you’re about to…

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Alcatraz Chapter Two

Alcatraz Chapter Two Now, you’re probably wondering about the beginning of the previous chapter, with its reference to evil Librarians, altars made from encyclopedias, and its general feeling of “Oh, No! Alcatraz is going to be sacrificed!” Before we get to this, let me explain something about myself. I’ve been many things in my life.…

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Alcatraz Chapter One

Alcatraz Chapter One So, there I was, tied to an altar made from outdated encyclopedias, about to get sacrificed to the dark powers by a cult of evil Librarians. As you might imagine, that sort of situation can be quite disturbing. It does funny things to the brain to be in such danger—in fact, it…

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Alcatraz Author’s Foreword

Alcatraz Author’s Foreword Author’s Foreword Note: The following is a sample chapter from Brandon’s middle-grade novel Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians which was published by Scholastic Press in October of 2007. You can read more about where Alcatraz came from right here. Enjoy! I am not a good person. Oh, I know what the stories say about me.…

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