Struggles of the Women Folk

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1920s & '30s

TM Brown

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This is the story of Georgie. She is a young black girl growing up in the 1930s in a small, rural town in Virginia. Life is hard and she dreams of better life. She experiences great loss and heartache. She loses friends and family, as well as the love of her life. And still, she remains strong. This emotional and inspiring story has a gritty dialogue. TM Brown's signature writing style is captivating. You will find it difficult to stop reading once you begin...


Romance, Religious, Historical Fiction, Biographical, Adventure, Action, Drama, Family, Folktale,

Short Summary

This story is loosely based on tales my grandmother shared with me about what it was like to grow up as a black child during a time of prejudice and poverty. She experiences loss and disappointment but never gives up.

Georgie prays to be reunited with her daughter. She never loses hope that this will help.


Southern region of Virginia duirng the 1930s

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Philosophical Questions, Coming of Age, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Sexual Abuse, Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Georgie

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Underdog, Uneducated, Complex, Faithful, Honorable, Religious, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful, Engaging, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Leader, Perseverance

Additional Character Details

Name: Miss Emily Barker

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Complex, Crazy, Greedy, Outspoken, Beautiful, Educated, Insecure, Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Aunt Adelle

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Blunt, Charming, Complex, Heartthrob, Manipulative, Outspoken, Aggressive, Crazy, Seductive, Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Donnie

Age: 18


Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Confident, Funny, Heartthrob, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Complex, Masculine, Romantic, Sexy

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Hard Copy Available



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