The Dream

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20th Century (multiple decades),Across Centuries

Sunrize Jackson

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A naturally-talented young boy who had high hopes of becoming the next big thing in sports gets set back with a tragic situation which fumbles his life into disruption and chaos. The popular home town boy who was once everyone's favorite is hit with a rise and fall.


Young Adult,Drama,Crime

Short Summary

Suburb of Chicago Illinois and onto the small town of Lilbourn Missouri, which is very rural and a big drop from what the family was use to.

Ending in death of The Dream in downtown Minneapolis, MN and the funeral held back home in Lilbourn Missouri...the place where he once was so popular.



Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age,Meaningful Message,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity,Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: The Dream

Age: 7-24

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Charming,Confident,Leader,Outspoken,Badass

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Development Pitch

The Dream is a story about every other family who has had that one amazing child,sibling or other relative who was extraordinary in ways that when someone met them they knew they were destine for greatness and for some strange reason they were taken away from them. This story is about a young boy who named himself the "The Dream" before high school because he knew that he was popular and talented. He knew he was gonna make it. The Dream hits home because every day we try to live out our dreams and some how they become distorted or distractions arise that cause us to loose sight of the dream. This story could help many youth or young men in their journey as they try to stay focused and aware of things that may somehow pull them in or take them out.

About The Author

Author Sunrize Jackson became an author in 2017. She has written two books prior: Good Girl Bad Girl and Life of A Biker Chick. She believes we all have a journey and we all can help one another. Her aim is that through her experiences, someone will be inspired, and to capture readers in a way that will help them on their journey.

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17,18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Violence or Substance abuse

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Author Sunrize Jackson

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available