Sunday, July 26, 2015
1st 5 Pages July Workshop - Wheeler Pitch
Name: Eric Wheeler
Genre: Middle Grade
Title: Olivia Boogieman
With a mummy for a mother and a werewolf father, normal eleven-year-old Olivia Boogieman’s classmates think she eats PB&J (pancreas, brain, and jugular) sandwiches for lunch. Olivia wishes for a normal life but ordinary families do not have a pet dragon in their back yards.
Oliva gets a taste of what an ordinary family is like when a meddling social worker places her in a foster home citing, monsters should not raise a normal girl. However, when horrible, vengeful things happen to girls that pick on her, Olivia discovers she is not as average as she thinks. She is a witch. After Olivia’s parents admit they snatched her away from her witchy birth mother, Olivia flees to her birth land. There, she finds ogres, trolls, and her birth mother, who wants to destroy any reminder of the child she never wanted. Now Olivia must harness her new magical powers and fight for her life so she can reunite with the family that truly loves her.
OLIVIA BOOGIEMAN is a middle grade urban fantasy novel complete at 36,000 words.