Once Upon October

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DRAMA FAMILY MEMOIR RELIGIOUS ROMANCE

Contemporary

Gina Gates (pen name of Jeanne Dukes)

Logline

A woman crushed by a midlife divorce divinely envisions finding love again, only to face unexpected challenges to her faith when she writes a romantic book to find the man of her dreams. Based on a true story.

Genre

Drama, Family, Memoir, Religious, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Texas, Arizona, California

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Sword of the Spirit Publishing (through Amazon; I own all rights)

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

After her midlife divorce, Gina writes in her journal as she searches for a second chance at love.

Ending Description

After her romantic twists and turns, Gina finds her storybook ending and marries the man she envisioned.

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

Twist, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Gina Gates

Age: 55

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Gracious, Honorable, Obedient, Complex, Educated, Funny, Insecure, Modest, Perseverance, Visionary, Charming, Decisive, Empathetic, Engaging, Faithful, Flexible, Religious, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful, Confident, Outspoken, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Jack Drew

Age: 57

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Religious, Complex, Faithful, Funny, Heroic, Confident, Decisive, Honorable, Gracious, Heartthrob, Leader, Aspiring, Charming, Engaging, Flexible, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Empathetic, Masculine, Patriotic

Additional Character Details

Name: Joe

Age: 56

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Charming, Confident, Educated, Perseverance, Romantic, Adventurous, Blunt, Complex, Decisive, Masculine, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Paul

Age: 57

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Masculine, Unapologetic, Adventurous, Charming, Confident, Funny, Sarcastic, Aggressive, Blunt, Complex, Outspoken

Logline

A woman crushed by a midlife divorce divinely envisions finding love again, only to face unexpected challenges to her faith when she writes a romantic book to find the man of her dreams. Based on a true story.

Short Summary

After her midlife divorce, Gina writes in her journal as she searches for a second chance at love.


After her romantic twists and turns, Gina finds her storybook ending and marries the man she envisioned.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Gina Gates

Age: 55

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Gracious, Honorable, Obedient, Complex, Educated, Funny, Insecure, Modest, Perseverance, Visionary, Charming, Decisive, Empathetic, Engaging, Faithful, Flexible, Religious, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful, Confident, Outspoken, Romantic

Character 1

Name: Jack Drew

Age: 57

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Religious, Complex, Faithful, Funny, Heroic, Confident, Decisive, Honorable, Gracious, Heartthrob, Leader, Aspiring, Charming, Engaging, Flexible, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Empathetic, Masculine, Patriotic

Character 2

Name: Joe

Age: 56

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Charming, Confident, Educated, Perseverance, Romantic, Adventurous, Blunt, Complex, Decisive, Masculine, Aggressive

Character 3

Name: Paul

Age: 57

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Masculine, Unapologetic, Adventurous, Charming, Confident, Funny, Sarcastic, Aggressive, Blunt, Complex, Outspoken

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