If I Could Run

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ACTION CHILDREN'S DRAMA ADVENTURE FAMILY YOUNG ADULT EPIC

1940s & '50s

Don Miller

Logline

If I Could Run is a story based on true facts of my life 1n 1958/59. I was bullied pretty badly. I didn`t give up and this story tells how I got through it. It carries a strong message about bullying which is very prevalent in todays society.

Genre

Action, Children's, Drama, Adventure, Family, Young Adult, Epic

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Windsor, Vt.

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: No

Starting Description

The story takes place in my home town of Windsor Vt. It takes place on the actual farm I was raised on and at the school I attended in 1958/59. the main character is a young farm girl who finds an injured dog near her field. They become inseparable and the dog, named Shadow, gives her the strength.

Ending Description

It`s the day of the State cross country meet. Kelly is discouraged and ready to give up. The gun goes off and the race starts. the dog. Shadow, is 2 miles away in the barn. With his sixth sense he faintly hears the sound of the starters pistol. He escapes from the barn and heads to the school field

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: A young girwho is bullied and laughed at by her peers. Named Kelly

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Charming, Confident, Modest, Beautiful, Aspiring, Engaging, Romantic, Desperate, Funny, Strong Moral Code, Insecure, Underdog, Selfless, Naive

Additional Character Details

Name: Riley- Coaches assistant and Kellys boyfriend. Butch- The Bully. Kelly`s mom and dad. Emily- the nurse.

Age: 15

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Blunt, Manipulative, Sarcastic

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Logline

If I Could Run is a story based on true facts of my life 1n 1958/59. I was bullied pretty badly. I didn`t give up and this story tells how I got through it. It carries a strong message about bullying which is very prevalent in todays society.

Short Summary

The story takes place in my home town of Windsor Vt. It takes place on the actual farm I was raised on and at the school I attended in 1958/59. the main character is a young farm girl who finds an injured dog near her field. They become inseparable and the dog, named Shadow, gives her the strength.


It`s the day of the State cross country meet. Kelly is discouraged and ready to give up. The gun goes off and the race starts. the dog. Shadow, is 2 miles away in the barn. With his sixth sense he faintly hears the sound of the starters pistol. He escapes from the barn and heads to the school field

Development Pitch

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Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: A young girwho is bullied and laughed at by her peers. Named Kelly

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Charming, Confident, Modest, Beautiful, Aspiring, Engaging, Romantic, Desperate, Funny, Strong Moral Code, Insecure, Underdog, Selfless, Naive

Character 1

Name: Riley- Coaches assistant and Kellys boyfriend. Butch- The Bully. Kelly`s mom and dad. Emily- the nurse.

Age: 15

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Blunt, Manipulative, Sarcastic

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