Leaving Here

Robert Hamblin rhamblin@semo.edu 1289451733051

ACTION DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION LGBT RELIGIOUS ROMANCE HORROR

1980s & '90s

Robert Hamblin

Logline

Set in a small Missouri town in 1994, Leaving Here tells the story of the mob violence and persecution directed against the Sylvan Sisters, a colony of lesbians and abused women.

Genre

Action, Drama, Historical Fiction, LGBT, Religious, Romance, Horror

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: LGBT leaning

Setting

Statesville (fictional), Missouri

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Set in a small Missouri town in 1994, Leaving Here tells the story of the mob violence and persecution directed against the Sylvan Sisters, a colony of lesbians and abused women. Coming to the aid of the women is Larry Andrews, a wealthy but depressed St. Louis lawyer who sets out one morning to com

Ending Description

At the end the novel flashes forward to July 4, 2018, when a successful gay pride march takes place in the town where, years earlier, the persecution of the lesbians had taken place.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Sexual Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Larry Andrews

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Desperate, Educated, Honorable, Insecure, Visionary, Complex, Empathetic, Heroic, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Jennifer Logan

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Leader, Perseverance, Beautiful, Charming, Confident, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Empathetic, Engaging, Educated, Gracious, Heroic

Additional Character Details

Name: Bill Taylor

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Modest, Perseverance, Religious, Educated, Empathetic, Gracious, Heroic, Selfless, Underdog, Confident, Engaging, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Richard Parker

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Leader, Manipulative, Villainous, Aggressive, Badass, Decisive, Educated, Outspoken, Power-hungry, Unapologetic

Logline

Set in a small Missouri town in 1994, Leaving Here tells the story of the mob violence and persecution directed against the Sylvan Sisters, a colony of lesbians and abused women.

Short Summary

Set in a small Missouri town in 1994, Leaving Here tells the story of the mob violence and persecution directed against the Sylvan Sisters, a colony of lesbians and abused women. Coming to the aid of the women is Larry Andrews, a wealthy but depressed St. Louis lawyer who sets out one morning to com


At the end the novel flashes forward to July 4, 2018, when a successful gay pride march takes place in the town where, years earlier, the persecution of the lesbians had taken place.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Larry Andrews

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Skillful, Desperate, Educated, Honorable, Insecure, Visionary, Complex, Empathetic, Heroic, Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Jennifer Logan

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Leader, Perseverance, Beautiful, Charming, Confident, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Aspiring, Empathetic, Engaging, Educated, Gracious, Heroic

Character 2

Name: Bill Taylor

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Modest, Perseverance, Religious, Educated, Empathetic, Gracious, Heroic, Selfless, Underdog, Confident, Engaging, Strong Moral Code

Character 3

Name: Richard Parker

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Leader, Manipulative, Villainous, Aggressive, Badass, Decisive, Educated, Outspoken, Power-hungry, Unapologetic

Supplemental Materials

Information not completed