Songs From Richmond Avenue

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COMEDY SATIRE

2000s

Michael Reed

Logline

A Houston love story, with a few dozen beers and a couple of dead bodies along the way: "Songs From Richmond Avenue" offers an off-kilter, satirical take on big-city misfits, the bars they frequent and the occasional, albeit, misguided quest for something better.

Genre

Comedy, Satire

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Houston, Texas

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing, but I have all motion picture rights

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Primarily, a low-end dive bar called the Relix Club where patrons engage in their two favorite activities - drinking and betting. Also, a few local sites and briefly North Las Vegas.

Ending Description

Amid chaos, much of his own creation, the protagonist blows off his job and heads off to Arkansas in pursuit of woman.

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

, Picaresque

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Unnamed narrator: A journalist of questionable work ethic, who undergoes an epiphany following a bus stop meeting with pretty Michelle

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Insecure, Outspoken, Underdog, Blunt, Complex, Funny, Narcissistic, Romantic, Sarcastic

Additional Character Details

Name: Michelle: Something of a workaholic love interest. Career-oriented but oddly reckless.

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Aspiring, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Decisive, Engaging, Educated, Empathetic, Heartthrob, Insecure, Secretive, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: The Buddhist: Large, slightly paranoid martial practitioner arts practitioner who is largely for comedic effect.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Badass, Complex, Gracious, Masculine, Skillful, Charming, Crazy, Criminal, Engaging, Lone Wolf, Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: Danny: Bartender, thin, worldly, prone to smirking and angry outbursts.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt, Criminal, Masculine, Outspoken, Underdog

Logline

A Houston love story, with a few dozen beers and a couple of dead bodies along the way: "Songs From Richmond Avenue" offers an off-kilter, satirical take on big-city misfits, the bars they frequent and the occasional, albeit, misguided quest for something better.

Short Summary

Primarily, a low-end dive bar called the Relix Club where patrons engage in their two favorite activities - drinking and betting. Also, a few local sites and briefly North Las Vegas.


Amid chaos, much of his own creation, the protagonist blows off his job and heads off to Arkansas in pursuit of woman.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Unnamed narrator: A journalist of questionable work ethic, who undergoes an epiphany following a bus stop meeting with pretty Michelle

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Insecure, Outspoken, Underdog, Blunt, Complex, Funny, Narcissistic, Romantic, Sarcastic

Character 1

Name: Michelle: Something of a workaholic love interest. Career-oriented but oddly reckless.

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Aspiring, Beautiful, Charming, Complex, Decisive, Engaging, Educated, Empathetic, Heartthrob, Insecure, Secretive, Skillful

Character 2

Name: The Buddhist: Large, slightly paranoid martial practitioner arts practitioner who is largely for comedic effect.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Badass, Complex, Gracious, Masculine, Skillful, Charming, Crazy, Criminal, Engaging, Lone Wolf, Secretive

Character 3

Name: Danny: Bartender, thin, worldly, prone to smirking and angry outbursts.

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt, Criminal, Masculine, Outspoken, Underdog

Supplemental Materials

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