Log Line: As Kai, an introverted tomboy navigates her first crush, she learns that being a girl is rough - but she’s making progress.
Girl In Progress" is written along the lines of films such as “The Perks Of Being A Wall Flower” meets “Lady Bird”, in West Philly. The story is about a 13 year old introverted, tomboy named Kai, who has never thought about boys; until now. An attractive new boy, Dimitri, comes to her school and inadvertently causes a separation between Kai and her only two friends; non-tomboys Brie and Cassie. As they are forced to deal with each other, inside and unfortunately for Kai, outside of school, they form a friendship that Kai regrettably develops into a crush. This story depicts the coming-of-age genre in a light that has yet to be seen before. A young African American girl, growing up and adjusting to society's norms in West Philadelphia.
If this has piqued your interest I’d be happy to send a copy of “Girl In Progress” for your consideration. I can be contacted via email, phone or post at your earliest convenience.