My Story

Melissa Cassera is an award-winning Publicity Expert, Content Creator, and Professional Screenwriter based in Los Angeles and Washington State. 

She is the behind-the-scenes wordsmith & consultant for several NY Times bestselling authors and multi-million dollar brands. 

Melissa and her work have been featured in VarietyLA TimesSuccess Magazine, and Fast Company. She was named one of the nation’s Top Personal Branding Experts by The Huffington Post

On-screen, Melissa is the writer of THE OBSESSION THRILLOGY (Lifetime Network’s first trilogy of movies.) She is also the writer of the films SECRET LIVES OF COLLEGE ESCORTS, NIGHTMARE NEIGHBORHOOD MOMS, MOMMY’S LITTLE STAR, DADDY’S PERFECT LITTLE GIRL, HER STOLEN PAST and GIRL FOLLOWED. Melissa also sold an eight-episode dark comedy series, ADDICTED, to Fullscreen. She has another feature film, MY SECRET SISTER, coming out in 2023, and six additional film projects in active development.

My debut novel CONTROL (a YA paranormal romance) releases on March 28, 2023.

When Melissa is not whipping together obsession-worthy words, she can be found drinking too much coffee, playing at the lake with her dogs, or getting lost in the romance section of a bookstore.