BC: Rock Stars
FC: Mark Keene 6th hour English 1
1: Rock Star
2: Blake Nelson Realistic Fiction
3: Seattle, Washington Present Day
4: Pete is a bass player in a band called MadSkillz. Which he take seriously. When his drummer from jazz band Robert asks him to com jam with him and the Carsile brothers, he doesn't think much of it. He hated the Carsile brothers and thought they were horrible musicians, but after refusing to be in there band then deciding to be in his band, things changed big time. The Tiny Masters, which was there band name, started to become big. Everybody started knowing who they were. Anybody from Washington and Oregon knew who they were. Margaret his girlfriend did not like it though because of the less and less time they were spending together since he was always on the road going to places like Portland, and towns and cities in Washington. Pete loved to go on the road though. He loved going to parties and meeting new people. It was starting to change
5: his life. The Tiny Masters were going to record a CD. Which Pete thought wasn't that bad. He knew a lot of bands first CD'S were rough mixes, even Nirvanas first CD was a rough mix, and look what they accomplished. They thought making a CD would be fun, but it was so long and excruciating. When you were ready to play your part, it wasn't time for you to go. Pete hated it. Right after Pete got dumped The Tiny Masters were heading to Los Angeles to try to get a record deal. When they got there it was really surprising. There were so many bands just like them trying to get to what they were trying to get to. One day after a show on the sunset strip something happened. After a record company was talking to the Carsile brothers, they kicked Pete and Robert out of the band. After that things went back to normal, until Pete started his own band.
6: PETE: Pete is the main character he plays bass is in a band, and loves music.Pete is 17 years old and about 6'0 tall, with short black hair, and other than being in a really good band hes just normal..
7: MARGARET: Margaret is Pete's girlfriend, who Pete thought at first was really weird. She likes to write poetry, and where different clothes, like black clothes, and she has black hair. ROBERT: Robert plays drums in jazz band with Pete, but then is in a real band called the Tiny Masters which he and Pete get kicked out of. Robert is kind of shy normal kid, but really good at the drums.
8: The main conflict in Rock star was that Peter and Margaret were growing apart. Pete was always on the road with his band, and Margaret was getting ready to go to college. They didn't get to see each other much, Pete meet new girls on the road everyday. Things were going bad for them. Pete even almost did something with this girl he liked that he meet the road.
9: To solve the conflict, this really didn't solve it, Margaret broke up with Pete. He did not take it well. After The Tiny Masters show on the sunset strip in Los Angeles, his drummer Robert and him got kicked out of the band. After getting a ride back to Portland, Oregon things got back to normal. He and Margaret even got back together. Then, Pete started to start his own band.
10: Blake Nelson is an American author of Adult and children's literature. He went to Wesleyan University of fine arts in Middleton, Connecticut. He grew up in Portland, Oregon, and started his career writing short humor pieces in magazines in the mid nineties. Two of his articles were named "How To Date A Feminist", and "How To Live On 3,600 Dollars A Year." His first novel he ever wrote was called girl", which is a very good book, and his latest book is called "Destroy All Cars."