The Dream Weaver

Book Cover

FANTASY FAMILY DRAMA

1960s & '70s

Imogen Aldridge

Logline

Sairy is a good woman with a dark secret. She weaves on a back-strap loom, and in the webs, her desires come to life. But innocent dreams sometimes go horribly wrong…and meek Sairy discovers her weaving may not be so harmless, after all. The Dream Weaver explores themes of good and evil, wrongdoing and forgiveness, in a tale that walks the edge between magic and the most ordinary of lives.

Genre

Fantasy, Family, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

North Idaho, Spokane, Washington and San Francisco, CA

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Wynword Press

Year Published: 2013

Starting Description

The opening of the story finds Sairy at 84 weaving and reflecting back on her life starting as a young naïve child in rural northern Idaho when she first started to weave on a back-strap loom, unawares of her fate as a dream weaver.

Ending Description

The ending is the completion of the final weave and of Sairy’s lucid and the transformative death of the dream weaver.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Sairy

Age: 84

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Desperate, Faithful, Honorable, Engaging, Funny, Perseverance, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Modest, Empathetic, Complex, Decisive, Obedient, Naive, Clumsy, Skillful, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities

Additional Character Details

Name: Danny

Age: 8

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits:

Additional Character Details

Name: Mama

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive, Honorable, Leader, Modest, Religious, Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Cate

Age: 20

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Decisive, Funny, Unapologetic, Empathetic, Engaging, Outspoken, Sexy, Adventurous, Blunt, Charming, Confident

Logline

Sairy is a good woman with a dark secret. She weaves on a back-strap loom, and in the webs, her desires come to life. But innocent dreams sometimes go horribly wrong…and meek Sairy discovers her weaving may not be so harmless, after all. The Dream Weaver explores themes of good and evil, wrongdoing and forgiveness, in a tale that walks the edge between magic and the most ordinary of lives.

Short Summary

The opening of the story finds Sairy at 84 weaving and reflecting back on her life starting as a young naïve child in rural northern Idaho when she first started to weave on a back-strap loom, unawares of her fate as a dream weaver.


The ending is the completion of the final weave and of Sairy’s lucid and the transformative death of the dream weaver.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Sairy

Age: 84

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Desperate, Faithful, Honorable, Engaging, Funny, Perseverance, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Modest, Empathetic, Complex, Decisive, Obedient, Naive, Clumsy, Skillful, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities

Character 1

Name: Danny

Age: 8

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits:

Character 2

Name: Mama

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive, Honorable, Leader, Modest, Religious, Selfless

Character 3

Name: Cate

Age: 20

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Decisive, Funny, Unapologetic, Empathetic, Engaging, Outspoken, Sexy, Adventurous, Blunt, Charming, Confident

Supplemental Materials