American writer WALT TAYLOR moves to Paris for inspiration and finds it in the beautiful CHLOE. They return together to Los Angeles, and to Walt's increasingly impoverished bohemian lifestyle. When Walt fails to find a publisher, growing bitterness threatens to destroy his relationship with his muse, Chloe. Walt must finally choose between his dream and the woman he loves. His decision reverberates to Paris and back, forever changing Walt's life and the lives of those who know him.