Deep Doo-Doo

Book Cover

ACTION COMEDY DRAMA MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER CRIME

Contemporary

Sheri Graves

Logline

Deep Doo-Doo focuses on a young newspaper reporter, Carrie Ellen McClelland, as she embarks on her first week covering the crime beat for The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, California. It's a dangerous and often hilarious adventure that involves her covering several criminal activities as well as a group of dedicated, goose-loving, animal rights activists who stage a demonstration in the streets of downtown Santa Rosa in opposition to the production, sale and distribution of foie gras in Sonoma County. Carrie must prove herself to editors while facing down grifters, gangsters and guns. She must make sense out of the zany antics of Northern California protesters. And, she must keep her wits about her . . . or it'll be her goose that's cooked!

Genre

Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Crime

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Santa Rosa/Sonoma County, California

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

Carrie Ellen McClelland, as she embarks on her first week covering the crime beat for The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, California. A general assignment reporter, she soon finds herself out of her depth.

Ending Description

Reporter Carrie Ellen McClelland suffers numerous injuries in her first week on the crime beat, is the subject of an attempted murder and even a kidnapping, but she wraps up everything in a final confrontation with armed thugs in her boyfriend's apartment. She earns respect as a top-notch reporter

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Carrie Ellen McClelland

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Selfless, Skillful, Aggressive, Beautiful, Educated, Faithful, Naive, Outspoken, Aspiring, Empathetic, Honorable, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Detective Niall Brodie

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Secretive, Decisive, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Complex, Confident, Educated, Heroic, Aggressive, Honorable, Leader, Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: There are many

Age: 35

Gender:

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Confident, Criminal, Greedy, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Joe Dark

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive

Logline

Deep Doo-Doo focuses on a young newspaper reporter, Carrie Ellen McClelland, as she embarks on her first week covering the crime beat for The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, California. It's a dangerous and often hilarious adventure that involves her covering several criminal activities as well as a group of dedicated, goose-loving, animal rights activists who stage a demonstration in the streets of downtown Santa Rosa in opposition to the production, sale and distribution of foie gras in Sonoma County. Carrie must prove herself to editors while facing down grifters, gangsters and guns. She must make sense out of the zany antics of Northern California protesters. And, she must keep her wits about her . . . or it'll be her goose that's cooked!

Short Summary

Carrie Ellen McClelland, as she embarks on her first week covering the crime beat for The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, California. A general assignment reporter, she soon finds herself out of her depth.


Reporter Carrie Ellen McClelland suffers numerous injuries in her first week on the crime beat, is the subject of an attempted murder and even a kidnapping, but she wraps up everything in a final confrontation with armed thugs in her boyfriend's apartment. She earns respect as a top-notch reporter

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Carrie Ellen McClelland

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Selfless, Skillful, Aggressive, Beautiful, Educated, Faithful, Naive, Outspoken, Aspiring, Empathetic, Honorable, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code

Character 1

Name: Detective Niall Brodie

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Secretive, Decisive, Strong Moral Code, Badass, Complex, Confident, Educated, Heroic, Aggressive, Honorable, Leader, Masculine

Character 2

Name: There are many

Age: 35

Gender:

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Confident, Criminal, Greedy, Skillful

Character 3

Name: Joe Dark

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive

Supplemental Materials