Queen of the Road

Karen Powell-Riggs kpowellriggs@gmail.com 1316460265531

MEMOIR ACTION DRAMA ADVENTURE BIOGRAPHICAL EPIC

1960s & '70s

Karen Powell-Riggs

Logline

A teenage girl searches for herself and “Mr. Right” on the highways and bi-ways of America in the late 60’s-early 70’s.

Genre

Memoir, Action, Drama, Adventure, Biographical, Epic

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

My first trip at age 17, was to Washington, D.C. to protest the Vietnam War (March on Washington 1969). My travels continued on to the Atlanta Pop Festival, Mardi Gras, Toronto Pop Festival, California and Montana.

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Amazon

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

Within a five-year time period, I cover over 20,000 miles of road much of it hitchhiking and alone, including the entire length of Route 66.

Ending Description

After several close calls on the road, including propositions for sex, rape threats, desertions, illness and trouble with the police, the story takes an ironic twist when I’m attacked by a psycho in my dorm room at college in Marquette, Michigan and narrowly escape.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Substance Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

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

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Karen Powell

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring, Empathetic, Lone Wolf, Naive

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Logline

A teenage girl searches for herself and “Mr. Right” on the highways and bi-ways of America in the late 60’s-early 70’s.

Short Summary

Within a five-year time period, I cover over 20,000 miles of road much of it hitchhiking and alone, including the entire length of Route 66.


After several close calls on the road, including propositions for sex, rape threats, desertions, illness and trouble with the police, the story takes an ironic twist when I’m attacked by a psycho in my dorm room at college in Marquette, Michigan and narrowly escape.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest

Characters

Main Character

Name: Karen Powell

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring, Empathetic, Lone Wolf, Naive

Supplemental Materials

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