Strings of Faith

Book Cover

FAMILY

1960s & '70s

Terry Stafford

Logline

A musical dream. A family tragedy. Can one fiddler fight through the pain to stay true to her own melody?

Genre

Family

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Lexington, Kentucky; Athens, Alabama; Weiser, Idaho

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

Darcy has two great passions in life: Fiddling and family. But when she and her husband learn they are unable to have children, the music she once loved only amplifies the pain in her heart. Her soul only begins to sing anew when an everyday miracle brings her hope for a child back to life.

Ending Description

After her friends carry her through the pain of the death of her two daughters, Darcy is encouraged to finally follow her life long dream to compete in the National Old-Time Fiddle Contest. She doesn't win the contest, but she wins back her estranged husband and her love for life.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Darcy Marshall

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Jack Hanford

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic

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Logline

A musical dream. A family tragedy. Can one fiddler fight through the pain to stay true to her own melody?

Short Summary

Darcy has two great passions in life: Fiddling and family. But when she and her husband learn they are unable to have children, the music she once loved only amplifies the pain in her heart. Her soul only begins to sing anew when an everyday miracle brings her hope for a child back to life.


After her friends carry her through the pain of the death of her two daughters, Darcy is encouraged to finally follow her life long dream to compete in the National Old-Time Fiddle Contest. She doesn't win the contest, but she wins back her estranged husband and her love for life.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Darcy Marshall

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring

Character 1

Name: Jack Hanford

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic

Supplemental Materials

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