Destiny - the reflections of a surfing professor

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DRAMA FOLKTALE MEMOIR ADVENTURE EPIC YOUNG ADULT ACTION

Contemporary

David A Robinson

Logline

Destiny is the story of David, an old-time surfer, and hi protégé, Otto, the young upstart learning to respect the ocean and life's ups and downs. It is a story of life, passion, love, drama, contest, leadership, persistence, and ultimately satisfaction.

Genre

Drama, Folktale, Memoir, Adventure, Epic, Young Adult, Action

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Famous surfing beach

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2005

Starting Description

The old-time surfer, David, returns to his boyhood beach playground with a matured respect for the ocean and nature. There he interacts with a younger, headstrong, up and coming surfer, Otto,who has natural talent but a lot to learn about life. There once lived a soul, who journeyed on this planet.

Ending Description

The climax: David directs the world surfing champs at their home beach. Otto is a leading contender in the contest. Drama ensues, i.e. one-upmanship, one-of-a-kind surfing, injury, the death of a legendary local surfer. Against the odds, Otto summons what he learnt from David to win the crown.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message, Twist, Philosophical Questions, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: David

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Visionary, Educated, Empathetic, Engaging, Selfless, Skillful, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Romantic, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Otto

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Heartthrob, Greedy, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Skillful, Aspiring, Badass, Confident, Crazy, Desperate, Insecure, Lone Wolf, Naive, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Alyssa

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Gracious, Seductive, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Funny, Modest, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Charming, Empathetic, Engaging, Flexible

Additional Character Details

Name: Luscia

Age: 21

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Beautiful, Funny, Romantic, Selfless, Underdog, Faithful, Heartthrob, Adventurous, Engaging, Modest, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Empathetic

Logline

Destiny is the story of David, an old-time surfer, and hi protégé, Otto, the young upstart learning to respect the ocean and life's ups and downs. It is a story of life, passion, love, drama, contest, leadership, persistence, and ultimately satisfaction.

Short Summary

The old-time surfer, David, returns to his boyhood beach playground with a matured respect for the ocean and nature. There he interacts with a younger, headstrong, up and coming surfer, Otto,who has natural talent but a lot to learn about life. There once lived a soul, who journeyed on this planet.


The climax: David directs the world surfing champs at their home beach. Otto is a leading contender in the contest. Drama ensues, i.e. one-upmanship, one-of-a-kind surfing, injury, the death of a legendary local surfer. Against the odds, Otto summons what he learnt from David to win the crown.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: David

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Visionary, Educated, Empathetic, Engaging, Selfless, Skillful, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Romantic, Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Otto

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Heartthrob, Greedy, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Skillful, Aspiring, Badass, Confident, Crazy, Desperate, Insecure, Lone Wolf, Naive, Outspoken

Character 2

Name: Alyssa

Age: 34

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Gracious, Seductive, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Funny, Modest, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Charming, Empathetic, Engaging, Flexible

Character 3

Name: Luscia

Age: 21

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Beautiful, Funny, Romantic, Selfless, Underdog, Faithful, Heartthrob, Adventurous, Engaging, Modest, Sexy, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Empathetic

Supplemental Materials

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