For all you avid readers out there, buckle up and let me tell you the story of David Alan Dickens. Dave is a 56-year-old novelist from Baltimore, Maryland. He is also a recovering alcoholic. David has battled addiction from the age of thirteen, and has compiled a long and bloody track record as a result. Over fifty-arrests, frequent hospitalizations and lengthy bouts of incarceration were gifts from his disease. (His words) But after gathering some valuable information, David was able to turn his life around. His own line of fiction is just one of many rewards resultant of recovery.