So many questions and so many ways to tell a story. I like to dig into my character and their actions, their flaws and their pain. I look for what drives them to be the character they are to becoming the character they need to become.
Genre: Historical Fiction
Concept: Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–after 1654) was raped when she was 17, she fought for her honor and family name, ultimately winning in court. She became a prominent painter in the Italian Baroque style and the most influential female artist of her day. Gentileschi is known for spreading Caravaggio’s popular dramatic style throughout Italy and expanding what the world thought possible of female artists. Fiercely independent, Artemisia was true to herself and her paintings. She notably represented women as powerful and courageous, subverting contemporary stereotypes of feminine weakness and timidity.
Genre: Action Thriller
Concept: The wife of a lobbyist and former CIA hitman must dust off her own special forces training when her husband comes up missing and the government brands him as a terrorist. She must work fast to stop an attempt on the G-7 summit to create economic chaos and save her family.
Concept: In a future with technology to retrieve memories, a Memory Retrevalist, caught in the mind of a psychopath struggles to find a way out before he destroys her mind and kills her.