Life in the Hollywood Lane

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COMEDY DRAMA ROMANCE GIRLFRIENDS

Contemporary

Ann Crawford

Logline

An LA actor, bereft after her BFF commits suicide, travels her poignant—yet quirky and humorous, too—journey through grief and finds love and a new definition of success in this tough town.

Genre

Comedy, Drama, Romance,Girlfriends

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Los Angeles

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Trish’s BFF commits suicide, leaving her swirling in grief and self-questioning—could she have done anything to prevent it? Against the backdrop of one of the toughest jobs in one of the toughest industries—acting in LA—Trish journeys through her grief, drawing on her ever-present, quirky humor.

Ending Description

Trish surrenders to her grief and finds that her friend is still the shero of her own story, but Trish also finally allows true love to find her. She also discovers a comfortable definition of success and happiness for herself in this tough-as-nails town.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist, Coming of Age,Journey through grief

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Trish

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Confident, Insecure, Secretive, Sophisticated, Aspiring, Engaging, Funny, Complex, Desperate, Educated, Romantic, Sarcastic, Beautiful, Charming, Clumsy, Sexy, Underdog, Empathetic, Seductive, Skillful, Visionary, Badass, Blunt, Crazy

Additional Character Details

Name: Cyndi

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Confident, Secretive, Adventurous, Flexible, Criminal, Insecure, Blunt, Complex, Beautiful, Charming, Desperate, Empathetic, Funny, Gracious, Aspiring, Badass, Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Jeff

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Masculine, Empathetic, Gracious, Confident, Engaging, Romantic, Charming, Complex, Educated, Honorable, Sophisticated, Clumsy, Decisive, Heroic, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Heartthrob

Additional Character Details

Name: Cara

Age: 65

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Educated, Engaging, Funny, Decisive, Blunt, Confident, Empathetic, Sophisticated, Badass

Logline

An LA actor, bereft after her BFF commits suicide, travels her poignant—yet quirky and humorous, too—journey through grief and finds love and a new definition of success in this tough town.

Short Summary

Trish’s BFF commits suicide, leaving her swirling in grief and self-questioning—could she have done anything to prevent it? Against the backdrop of one of the toughest jobs in one of the toughest industries—acting in LA—Trish journeys through her grief, drawing on her ever-present, quirky humor.


Trish surrenders to her grief and finds that her friend is still the shero of her own story, but Trish also finally allows true love to find her. She also discovers a comfortable definition of success and happiness for herself in this tough-as-nails town.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Trish

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Confident, Insecure, Secretive, Sophisticated, Aspiring, Engaging, Funny, Complex, Desperate, Educated, Romantic, Sarcastic, Beautiful, Charming, Clumsy, Sexy, Underdog, Empathetic, Seductive, Skillful, Visionary, Badass, Blunt, Crazy

Character 1

Name: Cyndi

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Confident, Secretive, Adventurous, Flexible, Criminal, Insecure, Blunt, Complex, Beautiful, Charming, Desperate, Empathetic, Funny, Gracious, Aspiring, Badass, Sarcastic

Character 2

Name: Jeff

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Masculine, Empathetic, Gracious, Confident, Engaging, Romantic, Charming, Complex, Educated, Honorable, Sophisticated, Clumsy, Decisive, Heroic, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Heartthrob

Character 3

Name: Cara

Age: 65

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Educated, Engaging, Funny, Decisive, Blunt, Confident, Empathetic, Sophisticated, Badass

Supplemental Materials

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