The Music Book

Book Cover

ROMANCE DRAMA

Contemporary

Dave O'Leary

Logline

The Music Book is a story of loss, of fear and loneliness, of a mutable past. But most of all it’s about music as a force, as energy, as a creator of possibility. What might come from the sound of an A chord played just so? Rob listens. And among other things, he finds surprising companionship with a cat; another chance at love; and the courage to step on a stage again and finally, fully comprehend the power of sound.

Genre

Romance, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Seattle

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Infinitum

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

Rob, a musician turned reluctant music critic, finds himself on stage at a show in which a band is playing songs that attempt to answer questions from the audience. This kicks off his quest to find meaning and purpose in experiencing music and in the presence or absence of love.

Ending Description

Rob's musical journey has gone from heartache to fulfillment, from wondering if 2+2=5 to E=mc^2. He is in his apartment with a guitar in his hands and his girlfriend's arms around him, and he's about to play an A chord, the first chord, knowing it is full of all the possibilities in the world.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Rob

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Romantic, Aspiring, Educated, Empathetic, Modest

Additional Character Details

Name: Elena

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Charming, Confident, Empathetic, Modest, Romantic, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Katie

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Seductive, Beautiful, Charming, Desperate, Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Greg

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Blunt, Confident

Logline

The Music Book is a story of loss, of fear and loneliness, of a mutable past. But most of all it’s about music as a force, as energy, as a creator of possibility. What might come from the sound of an A chord played just so? Rob listens. And among other things, he finds surprising companionship with a cat; another chance at love; and the courage to step on a stage again and finally, fully comprehend the power of sound.

Short Summary

Rob, a musician turned reluctant music critic, finds himself on stage at a show in which a band is playing songs that attempt to answer questions from the audience. This kicks off his quest to find meaning and purpose in experiencing music and in the presence or absence of love.


Rob's musical journey has gone from heartache to fulfillment, from wondering if 2+2=5 to E=mc^2. He is in his apartment with a guitar in his hands and his girlfriend's arms around him, and he's about to play an A chord, the first chord, knowing it is full of all the possibilities in the world.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Rob

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Romantic, Aspiring, Educated, Empathetic, Modest

Character 1

Name: Elena

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Charming, Confident, Empathetic, Modest, Romantic, Beautiful

Character 2

Name: Katie

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Seductive, Beautiful, Charming, Desperate, Insecure

Character 3

Name: Greg

Age: 34

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Blunt, Confident

Supplemental Materials

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