A Child of Royalty

Book Cover

SATIRE DRAMA FAMILY MEMOIR RELIGIOUS POLITICAL BIOGRAPHICAL CRIME HORROR SUSPENSE / THRILLER ACTION

20th Century (multiple decades)

Diana Ketterman

Logline

A Child of Royalty is a must-read for anyone affected by mental illness, it provides clear insight into the confusion and isolation that so often accompanies the silent suffering of those tormented by mental illness—and the ones who love them.

Genre

Satire, Drama, Family, Memoir, Religious, Political, Biographical, Crime, Horror, Suspense / Thriller, Action

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

West Virginia

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

Diana Ketterman grew up in an idyllic rural town, surrounded by family and playmates but isolated by her home life, which was shaped by profound illness and instability. Her mother struggled for years with undiagnosed mental illness, becoming increasingly erratic and hyper-religious as her untreated

Ending Description

Through resiliency, Diana overcame her early obstacles to build an impressive career as a mental health educator, speaker, counselor, and author. Diana’s book is a 2017 Red City Book Review five-star, first place winner, and her story has been promoted by the National Institute for Civil Discourse.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Twist, Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Diana

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Visionary, Complex, Desperate, Honorable, Leader, Skillful, Lone Wolf, Clumsy, Faithful, Sarcastic, Strong Moral Code, Insecure, Outspoken, Perseverance, Religious, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: Mother

Age: 33

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Criminal, Lone Wolf, Narcissistic, Religious, Aggressive, Beautiful, Complex, Crazy, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

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Logline

A Child of Royalty is a must-read for anyone affected by mental illness, it provides clear insight into the confusion and isolation that so often accompanies the silent suffering of those tormented by mental illness—and the ones who love them.

Short Summary

Diana Ketterman grew up in an idyllic rural town, surrounded by family and playmates but isolated by her home life, which was shaped by profound illness and instability. Her mother struggled for years with undiagnosed mental illness, becoming increasingly erratic and hyper-religious as her untreated


Through resiliency, Diana overcame her early obstacles to build an impressive career as a mental health educator, speaker, counselor, and author. Diana’s book is a 2017 Red City Book Review five-star, first place winner, and her story has been promoted by the National Institute for Civil Discourse.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Diana

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Visionary, Complex, Desperate, Honorable, Leader, Skillful, Lone Wolf, Clumsy, Faithful, Sarcastic, Strong Moral Code, Insecure, Outspoken, Perseverance, Religious, Underdog

Character 1

Name: Mother

Age: 33

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Unapologetic, Criminal, Lone Wolf, Narcissistic, Religious, Aggressive, Beautiful, Complex, Crazy, Strong Moral Code

Supplemental Materials

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