The Ghost Song

Tom Galvin tom@tomgalvin.com 786877710395

YOUNG ADULT BIOGRAPHICAL COMEDY DRAMA FAMILY MELODRAMA MEMOIR MYSTERY

Contemporary

Tom Galvin

Logline

For a desperate songwriter, nothing sings louder than the past when his future is at stake.

Genre

Young Adult, Biographical, Comedy, Drama, Family, Melodrama, Memoir, Mystery

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Dublin, Ireland

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: No

Starting Description

Jake Green is an ageing songwriter whose love for his daughter drives him to the streets to perform. Noticed by a veteran mogul he is duped into parting with his best song for an online talent show and must seek a way to find success . . . and retribution.

Ending Description

The protagonist, Jake, reaches the final of the talent show with millions watching. Teetering on the edge of success, he stuns the music world by blowing it and walking away, destroying the credibility of all involved. However, he has created a legacy to make millions for his beloved daughter.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Plot - Premise

Rags to Riches

Main Character Details

Name: Jake Green

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Visionary, Charming, Engaging, Faithful, Funny, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Crazy, Decisive, Heartthrob, Aspiring, Beautiful, Gracious, Strong Moral Code, Complex, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Katie (pretend partner/daughter)

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Blunt, Educated, Manipulative, Outspoken, Sexy, Sophisticated, Skillful, Beautiful, Confident, Decisive, Power-hungry, Sarcastic, Seductive

Additional Character Details

Name: Brian Blake, promoter and manager

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Insecure, Power-hungry, Decisive, Confident, Funny, Outspoken, Villainous, Badass, Leader, Lone Wolf, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Blunt, Manipulative, Masculine, Narcissistic, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Paul Smith, Jake's close friend

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt, Decisive, Educated, Faithful, Gracious, Empathetic, Funny, Heroic, Selfless, Strong Moral Code

Logline

For a desperate songwriter, nothing sings louder than the past when his future is at stake.

Short Summary

Jake Green is an ageing songwriter whose love for his daughter drives him to the streets to perform. Noticed by a veteran mogul he is duped into parting with his best song for an online talent show and must seek a way to find success . . . and retribution.


The protagonist, Jake, reaches the final of the talent show with millions watching. Teetering on the edge of success, he stuns the music world by blowing it and walking away, destroying the credibility of all involved. However, he has created a legacy to make millions for his beloved daughter.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Rags to Riches

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jake Green

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Visionary, Charming, Engaging, Faithful, Funny, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Crazy, Decisive, Heartthrob, Aspiring, Beautiful, Gracious, Strong Moral Code, Complex, Educated

Character 1

Name: Katie (pretend partner/daughter)

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Blunt, Educated, Manipulative, Outspoken, Sexy, Sophisticated, Skillful, Beautiful, Confident, Decisive, Power-hungry, Sarcastic, Seductive

Character 2

Name: Brian Blake, promoter and manager

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Greedy, Insecure, Power-hungry, Decisive, Confident, Funny, Outspoken, Villainous, Badass, Leader, Lone Wolf, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Blunt, Manipulative, Masculine, Narcissistic, Aggressive

Character 3

Name: Paul Smith, Jake's close friend

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt, Decisive, Educated, Faithful, Gracious, Empathetic, Funny, Heroic, Selfless, Strong Moral Code

Supplemental Materials

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