Melody Dean Dimick’s experiences teaching at Northern Adirondack Central School and the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, as well as her tutoring in Central Florida, provide inspiration for her writing. She is the author of several short stories and a poem published in Florida Writer Association collections.
Silent Screams, Book One of the Silent Series novels, features a group of teen manga lovers trying to fit in with their classmates. Readers may follow her blog at MelodyDeanDimick.com.
Backpack Blues, set in the fragile high school world, contains a series of vignettes in verse which explore the pressures of home life, relationships and school life faced by the members of a senior class.