The Proverbial Mr.Universe

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COMEDY FAMILY MYSTERY ROMANCE

Contemporary

Maria La Serra

Logline

Olivia Montiano is moving forward—without her unfaithful and controlling fiancé and without her father’s unrealistic standards but when mysterious, handwritten letters appear, she’s baffled—and influenced by their very personal nature. All the notes are signed by Mr.Universe.

Genre

Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Montreal

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

Olivia breaks up with her fiancé and meets bartender Nick Montgomery. He’s a washed-up artist and has decided that he doesn’t need romance—until he meets Olivia. The universe then intervenes in their lives, making their paths cross again and again.

Ending Description

Olivia comes home a year later after accepting a job for a fashion magazine in Milan, and receives an invitation to meet Mr.Universe in person. The address is to Nick’s art gallery and she realized he had been Mr.Universe. They reveal they’re still in love with each other.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

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

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Main Character Details

Name: Olivia Montiano

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Sophisticated, Blunt, Perseverance, Funny, Naive, Honorable, Insecure, Obedient, Secretive, Beautiful, Complex, Educated, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Nick Montgomery

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Gracious, Masculine, Aspiring, Empathetic, Engaging, Modest, Selfless, Underdog, Visionary, Blunt, Charming, Honorable, Romantic, Skillful, Educated, Funny, Perseverance

Additional Character Details

Name: James Montiano

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Honorable, Masculine, Aggressive, Blunt, Decisive, Engaging, Visionary, Gracious, Perseverance, Selfless, Unapologetic, Sophisticated, Outspoken, Skillful, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Dario

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Manipulative, Villainous, Educated, Skillful, Aggressive, Blunt, Confident, Decisive, Greedy, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Masculine, Narcissistic, Outspoken, Perseverance

Logline

Olivia Montiano is moving forward—without her unfaithful and controlling fiancé and without her father’s unrealistic standards but when mysterious, handwritten letters appear, she’s baffled—and influenced by their very personal nature. All the notes are signed by Mr.Universe.

Short Summary

Olivia breaks up with her fiancé and meets bartender Nick Montgomery. He’s a washed-up artist and has decided that he doesn’t need romance—until he meets Olivia. The universe then intervenes in their lives, making their paths cross again and again.


Olivia comes home a year later after accepting a job for a fashion magazine in Milan, and receives an invitation to meet Mr.Universe in person. The address is to Nick’s art gallery and she realized he had been Mr.Universe. They reveal they’re still in love with each other.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Tragedy,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Olivia Montiano

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Sophisticated, Blunt, Perseverance, Funny, Naive, Honorable, Insecure, Obedient, Secretive, Beautiful, Complex, Educated, Engaging

Character 1

Name: Nick Montgomery

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Gracious, Masculine, Aspiring, Empathetic, Engaging, Modest, Selfless, Underdog, Visionary, Blunt, Charming, Honorable, Romantic, Skillful, Educated, Funny, Perseverance

Character 2

Name: James Montiano

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Honorable, Masculine, Aggressive, Blunt, Decisive, Engaging, Visionary, Gracious, Perseverance, Selfless, Unapologetic, Sophisticated, Outspoken, Skillful, Strong Moral Code

Character 3

Name: Dario

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Manipulative, Villainous, Educated, Skillful, Aggressive, Blunt, Confident, Decisive, Greedy, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Masculine, Narcissistic, Outspoken, Perseverance

Supplemental Materials

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