An Accidental Residency

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Hallie Gordon

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Still grieving after the loss of her father and unable to express the pain, Lexi Gold, a troubled seventeen-year old, loses herself in late-night graffiti outings looking for the perfect Manhattan rooftop to tag. These sessions lead to romance and danger as she finds herself surrounded by a crew of street artists that force her out of her comfort zone, while a case of mistaken identity changes her life forever.


Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Young Adult,

Short Summary

Grieving teen, Lexi Gold, copes with her depression through dangerous graffiti writing sessions. When her work gets mistaken for a famous anonymous artist she goes viral. Lexi, her bad boy love interest, and a crew of street artists then plan to pull of a crazy stunt at that goes terribly wrong.

Lexi's final stunt at the Met Gala ends with her getting arrested followed by a dramatic court scene with a surprise ending. Lexi, after an emotional coming of age journey finally is able to love and be loved.


Manhattan, New York

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

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

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Lexi Gold

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Charming, Funny, Honorable, Underdog, Adventurous, Badass, Complex, Insecure, Outspoken, Sarcastic, Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Keagan Westbrook

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous, Complex, Honorable, Leader, Perseverance, Romantic, Badass, Charming, Confident, Criminal, Funny, Heartthrob, Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Ace

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Engaging, Obedient, Aspiring, Clumsy, Empathetic, Funny, Honorable, Modest, Underdog

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Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Female leaning

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available



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