VIDEO: Writing her own success story
November 17, 2013
• Lodi teenager already has one book published
• The business of writing can start young
At 18 years of age, Cassie Dickson of Lodi is already running her own one-woman business. And a few pesky vampires should, perhaps, just be considered part of the staff.
See how she’s doing it here:
While battling chronic headaches for several years, Ms. Dickson began writing as a way to entertain herself. She channels those experiences into one of the main characters, who battles night terrors. Going beyond the typical vampire literature popular today, she introduces new creatures into the folklore and breaks the traditional rules of vampirism.
Ms. Dickson is now working on the second in the planned four-book series and has several other book projects underway, she says.