Growing up she was a skinny kid with glasses and braces. Let's face it she was the butt of many jokes. Is it any wonder that Rita turned to books, where she lived vicariously through the characters? Or that her imaginary friends were vampires?
"I began writing to create a perfect world. Now my worlds aren't so perfect in fact some may call them downright chilling!"
Her publishing credits include: The Short Humour Site, The Chick Lit Review, MicroHorror, 4 previous Y-City Writer books and two self-published anthologies of her flash fiction work called Flashes from my Mind and More Flashes from my Mind. In 2010 The Short Humour Site included her story At First Glance in People of Few Words vol. 2. She placed 2nd in the 2010 Crooksville Art Councils Poetry Contest and placed 1st in the 2010 Theme is Pottery Writing Contest. Rita lives near Zanesville, Ohio where the Y Bridge is located, with her husband and numerous furry children. Rita released her first children's book, Mikey's Tail
In 2008, shortly after joining The Y-City Writers Forum, she discovered flash fiction. The art of learning to write a complete story in under 1000 words transformed her life. She is now co-leader of the writers' group. She is editing her novels. .
The best thing about working at home is you can wear whatever you wish....