Author Archives: Thomas Rydder

About Thomas Rydder

Greetings, and thanks for stopping by. I'm a civil engineer in beautiful Charleston, SC, and recently decided to attempt writing fiction in the horror and suspense genres. On my site are links to helpful writing sites, book reviews, and someday soon, my books on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. I'm married to a beautiful woman who manages to forgive me on a daily basis, and we have two dogs and two cats who all manage to be both mischievious and precious at the same time. In my spare time (which has decreased in size considerably), I also enjoy fishing, reading, genealogy, and watching my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.

Anyone who buys a book should thank their lucky stars that writers work for peanuts…:)

Anyone who buys a book should thank their lucky stars that writers work for peanuts…:). via Anyone who buys a book should thank their lucky stars that writers work for peanuts…:).

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One of the best books I’ve read in a very long time is “The Last Sunset”, by my brother Bob Atkinson. This is why…

One of the best books I’ve read in a very long time is “The Last Sunset”, by my brother Bob Atkinson. This is why…. via One of the best books I’ve read in a very long time is “The Last … Continue reading

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My pal Mae Clair gives us some very cool info about a longstanding Christmas tradition – the Yule Log…

My pal Mae Clair gives us some very cool info about a longstanding Christmas tradition – the Yule Log…. via My pal Mae Clair gives us some very cool info about a longstanding Christmas tradition – the Yule Log….

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I’d like to introduce you to some furry friends of mine…

I’d like to introduce you to some furry friends of mine…. via I’d like to introduce you to some furry friends of mine….

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Award Winning Author & Criminologist Jennifer Chase asks – “Do we judge the victims of violent crimes?”

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Occasionally, a story comes along that renews our faith in mankind….this is one of those…

Occasionally, a story comes along that renews our faith in mankind….this is one of those…. via Occasionally, a story comes along that renews our faith in mankind….this is one of those….

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A bit of language history – how some of our everyday expressions came to be…

A bit of language history – how some of our everyday expressions came to be…. via A bit of language history – how some of our everyday expressions came to be….

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