Abby Graven leads a solitary life. Once on the cusp of a promising art career, she lives in her childhood home and works at a supermarket. Each day, the magazine racks taunt her with the success of her former best friend Elise, a rising Hollywood starlet whose life Abby scrapbooks. Encountering her at their high school reunion, Abby is surprised and warmed that Elise considers her not only a friend but a brilliant storyteller and true artist. When Elise says to look her up if she's ever in LA, Abby arrives on her doorstep. As she becomes enmeshed in Elise's world, the dynamic between them shifts - until Abby can see only one way to grasp the future that awaits her.