Chris DiRusso

is creating thrillers: crime, speculative, blended, fantasy, and the like.
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About Chris DiRusso

I would like to make some of my stories accessible to a wider audience. In order to do this, I need the help of constant readers to allow me to become a full-time writer. I will make original short and long stories free to the public. I will also post a synopsis of a new novel and allow readers to help define how its plot is laid out. I love to write and it is the one thing that I can do all day without ever tiring.  Unfortunately, things like a roof, food, computer programs I use cost money. I would like to write fulltime without having to stop to do other things to have an income so I can produce my work.

I write thrillers. Many are crime based, but I often blend in speculative elements, It is quite possible for one of my stories to be an Urban Speculative Crime Thriller, while another is just a straight crime, SF, or fantasy work. I have a gritty voice that is enhanced through the use of dialogue as character development. 

Although I was a novelist and writer long before I went to school, I believe some people care how I have honed my craft. I have been writing on and off since 1997. I completed my first novel-length manuscript after a three-month writing spree in 2006. Since then I have written dozens of short stories and many novels. In 2010, I decided to get an English degree from Boston University, which I graduated in 2016. I entered graduate school in January of 2017 at Emerson College, where I earned an MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing in 2019. I continue to be a life long learner and find I learn by writing more and by helping other writers craft better stories. I have also ghostwritten for a New York Times Best Selling author, which in a way sucks because I cannot reveal the author's name.

The support from your generosity will primarily go to editing, proofreading, and helping to provide a roof over my character's heads. It is a vicious cycle where one needs to work to earn money but then has zero time to write, I need your help to allow me to release the stories that you would like to keep reading.

Thank you for taking the time checking out my page.

Chris DiRusso.

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