The Unravelling of Michael Gilchrist

Book Cover

COMEDY ROMANCE SATIRE

2000s

S C Ashton

Logline

The Unravelling of Michael Gilchrist is a quirky contemporary story that takes you on a roller-coaster ride inside the head of its eponymous hero, a thirty year old drug rep with a pathological fear of weddings, who just happens to be getting married in twelve weeks.

Genre

Comedy, Romance, Satire

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

The West country of England ( Bath/Bristol) also Australian outback and Texas

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Twelve weeks to go before his wedding, drug rep Michael is panicking. If only he'd found the courage to tell ophthalmologist, Jo, he hadn't proposed when she believed he had. But that would have made her unhappy, and making others unhappy is something he's avoided for as long as he can remember...

Ending Description

Standing at the altar, an observer of the farce of his own wedding, Michael finally confronts the ghosts of his past and puts his own hope of happiness first.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Michael Gilchrist

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Engaging, Funny, Modest, Desperate, Gracious, Masculine, Sexy, Charming, Insecure, Secretive, Complex, Educated, Empathetic, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Gareth Stevens

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Charming, Confident, Engaging, Manipulative, Unapologetic, Blunt, Educated, Leader, Outspoken, Sarcastic, Beautiful, Decisive, Funny, Masculine, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Jo

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Perseverance, Romantic, Aspiring, Confident, Educated, Faithful, Leader, Beautiful, Decisive, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Gwynnie

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Criminal, Funny, Insecure, Blunt, Clumsy, Complex, Desperate, Educated, Faithful

Logline

The Unravelling of Michael Gilchrist is a quirky contemporary story that takes you on a roller-coaster ride inside the head of its eponymous hero, a thirty year old drug rep with a pathological fear of weddings, who just happens to be getting married in twelve weeks.

Short Summary

Twelve weeks to go before his wedding, drug rep Michael is panicking. If only he'd found the courage to tell ophthalmologist, Jo, he hadn't proposed when she believed he had. But that would have made her unhappy, and making others unhappy is something he's avoided for as long as he can remember...


Standing at the altar, an observer of the farce of his own wedding, Michael finally confronts the ghosts of his past and puts his own hope of happiness first.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Michael Gilchrist

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Engaging, Funny, Modest, Desperate, Gracious, Masculine, Sexy, Charming, Insecure, Secretive, Complex, Educated, Empathetic, Honorable

Character 1

Name: Gareth Stevens

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Charming, Confident, Engaging, Manipulative, Unapologetic, Blunt, Educated, Leader, Outspoken, Sarcastic, Beautiful, Decisive, Funny, Masculine, Skillful

Character 2

Name: Jo

Age: 32

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Perseverance, Romantic, Aspiring, Confident, Educated, Faithful, Leader, Beautiful, Decisive, Skillful

Character 3

Name: Gwynnie

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Criminal, Funny, Insecure, Blunt, Clumsy, Complex, Desperate, Educated, Faithful

Supplemental Materials

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