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Eric Jerome Dickey

Sister Sister

1 May, 1996

ejd12Dickey follows the lives of three sisters in the book Sister Sister This book describes the lives of three young African American women. First there is Valerie, scheming social worker Inda and broken-hearted flight attendant Chiquita. Their lives are coming together and falling apart in Los Angeles. 

I actually started writing in novel form seven years before (that book was published). I was still engineering (then). I was in software development, but, there was this whole creative part of me that really just started to take control. When I was a software developer, I was doing stand-up comedy; I was doing community theater; I was doing theater; I was auditioning at every college for some student film; I was hanging out with comics—and even when you’re hanging out with comics you’re hanging out with writers.