"TINNAMAM" The Story of a Jamaican Maroon Singer

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1960s & '70s

Richard Guy

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The Story is about a Jamaican Maroon Singer who records a Maroon Chant for a German Film Crew who are filming history of the Maroons in Jamaica. The Germans shoot Tinnaman singing the chant and it goes viral on Eurovision in Europe when film is released. Suddenly Tinnaman is a celebrity!


Epic,Historical Fiction

Short Summary

Tinnaman is a entertainer on the Tourist circuit on the North Coast of Jamaica. He is recorded by a German film crew singing the Maroon Chant in Maroon Town Jamaica. The chant and Tinnaman go viral on Eurovision and it brings great rewards to his Maroon people in the Mountains of Jamaica.

Because the Maroons of Jamaica have enjoyed tax free status since 1734. Tinnaman's funnels all his earnings to Maroon Town and by so doing brings great economic benefits to his Maroon people..The result is that the Maroons are able to offer foreign aid to the Jamaica Government.


Jamaica and Germany

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Rags to Riches

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Tinnaman is a handsome Singer/Guitarist who has a large following among the Tourist that visit Jamaica every winter

Age: Tinnaman is in his early thirties

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Sexy

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Development Pitch

About The Author

Richard Guy is a Jamaican who studied Structural Engineering in London, UK. He has written several books and will be publishing two more books this year. He is a speaker on the "Oasis Circuit" in the United States. His books are read all over the world and used as references.

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Maroons of Jamaica

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Richard Guy

Year Published: 2014

Hard Copy Available