I got a degree in Creative Writing way back in the '90s but never did anything with it, mostly due to a tragic lack of interested Beta readers and the whirlwind of youth. 

Currently a member of Staff @The_Bookshop

My latest work:

🎄"The Christmas Thaddeus Came to Call" is my entry to "A Christmas Contest." England, 1875. It's Lizzie's first Christmas as a married woman and her stern in-laws are coming for dinner. The last thing she needs is her brother ,Thaddeus, who she hasn't seen in years, turning up with a present for her under his arm. . .

🌴"Hooverville" is my bundled collection of 500-word stories from WP contests like Aimed to Engage II and the Halloween Vault. I'll give a free in-depth critique of the first 5 chapters of any work to the first person who PMs me with the definition of what a "Hooverville" is and why it fits a flash fiction collection.

🐭 "Scurry, Scurry Little Rat" is a Steampunk retelling of a short story by @SassyRedWritingHood about a rat catcher and the heist he gets pulled into.

I do read-for-reads with serious adult writers of short stories (10 chapters or less), flash fiction and poetry.

* over 40
* multilingual
* hard to impress
* everything can be improved

If you are a language learner, here are some profiles with short stories for reading practice:

for Dutch: @JokeAdam
for Italian: @Centopiume

⭐️ Os wyt ti'n siarad Cymraeg, anfon neges i mi, os gweli di'n dda!!
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Di_Rossi Di_Rossi Dec 08, 2018 10:45AM
In the mood to read a Christmas one shot? "The Christmas Thaddeus Came To Call" -- a Christmas comedy in Victorian Manchester, England -- is my entry to @katelynmwhite_'s first ever Christmas-themed...
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Stories by Berengaria di Rossi
The Christmas Thaddeus Came To Call by Di_Rossi
The Christmas Thaddeus Came To Call
Lizzie never expected to see her brother again. After all, he was the black sheep of the family and had left...
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Hooverville: 500-word Flash Fiction by Di_Rossi
Hooverville: 500-word Flash Fiction
500-word short stories from the Aimed to Engage II and the Halloween Vault prompted contests.
ranking #23 in 500words See all rankings
Aftermath by Di_Rossi
🔔 1st place in the Rise Awards 2018. England, 1921. On business in London, Olivia Altringham comes to the...
ranking #316 in historicalfiction See all rankings
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