How I Fell in Love with an Exotic Dancer: and Other Gentlemen's Club DJ Tales

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COMEDY DRAMA LGBT ROMANCE

2000s

Mike James

Logline

Who says you can't find love in a gentlemen's club? Released from a downtown Houston County jail the day after Valentine's day, thirty-something Jay, down on his luck, is taken out to lunch by his artist, pothead landlord to a gentlemen's club called Gold Dust that just so happens to be hiring for a DJ. Jay applies, gets the job, starts work that very night where he falls head over stilettos for a fellow bisexual, the Madonna loving exotic dancer named "Karma." And, that's just on his first night of employment! Share in the life and times, the loves, the sex and the heartbreak of How I Fell in Love with an Exotic Dancer and Other Gentlemen's Club DJ Tales today!

Genre

Comedy, Drama, LGBT, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: LGBT leaning

Setting

"Gold Dust" Gentlemen's Club, Houston, Texas( fictional club inspired by the real Colorado Bar and Grill Gentlemen's Club, Houston, TX). East Downtown Houston, Downtown Houston, Montrose, Houston.

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

An exotic dancer and a DJ meet working at a famed Houston gentlemen's club and share in some merry misadventures in love, life, and Madonna fan-dom, especially when the exotic dancer takes the DJ under her wing for sex-for-pay work.

Ending Description

Months after their merry misadventures in love, life, and sex, the exotic dancer discovers she's pregnant with the DJ's baby, who has moved on to make a house into a home with the gentlemen's club male daytime manager.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Jay Flowers - the DJ

Age: 33

Gender: LGBT

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest, Romantic, Seductive, Charming, Clumsy, Complex, Crazy, Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: "Karma," "Dulce," "Estrella"-The Exotic Dancer

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Flexible, Manipulative, Romantic, Seductive, Sexy, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Complex, Visionary, Funny, Unapologetic, Aspiring, Charming, Narcissistic, Sarcastic, Badass, Confident, Blunt, Engaging, Heartthrob, Skillful, Adventurous, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Roger- daytime gentlemen's club manager

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aspiring, Badass, Confident, Heartthrob, Masculine, Seductive, Sexy, Charming, Complex, Gracious, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Lovey - the female gentlemen's club owner

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aspiring, Badass, Blunt, Aggressive, Confident, Leader, Masculine, Sexy, Sophisticated

Logline

Who says you can't find love in a gentlemen's club? Released from a downtown Houston County jail the day after Valentine's day, thirty-something Jay, down on his luck, is taken out to lunch by his artist, pothead landlord to a gentlemen's club called Gold Dust that just so happens to be hiring for a DJ. Jay applies, gets the job, starts work that very night where he falls head over stilettos for a fellow bisexual, the Madonna loving exotic dancer named "Karma." And, that's just on his first night of employment! Share in the life and times, the loves, the sex and the heartbreak of How I Fell in Love with an Exotic Dancer and Other Gentlemen's Club DJ Tales today!

Short Summary

An exotic dancer and a DJ meet working at a famed Houston gentlemen's club and share in some merry misadventures in love, life, and Madonna fan-dom, especially when the exotic dancer takes the DJ under her wing for sex-for-pay work.


Months after their merry misadventures in love, life, and sex, the exotic dancer discovers she's pregnant with the DJ's baby, who has moved on to make a house into a home with the gentlemen's club male daytime manager.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jay Flowers - the DJ

Age: 33

Gender: LGBT

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest, Romantic, Seductive, Charming, Clumsy, Complex, Crazy, Funny

Character 1

Name: "Karma," "Dulce," "Estrella"-The Exotic Dancer

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Flexible, Manipulative, Romantic, Seductive, Sexy, Sophisticated, Beautiful, Complex, Visionary, Funny, Unapologetic, Aspiring, Charming, Narcissistic, Sarcastic, Badass, Confident, Blunt, Engaging, Heartthrob, Skillful, Adventurous, Aggressive

Character 2

Name: Roger- daytime gentlemen's club manager

Age: 33

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aspiring, Badass, Confident, Heartthrob, Masculine, Seductive, Sexy, Charming, Complex, Gracious, Romantic

Character 3

Name: Lovey - the female gentlemen's club owner

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aspiring, Badass, Blunt, Aggressive, Confident, Leader, Masculine, Sexy, Sophisticated

Supplemental Materials

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