After working for some small press magazines and McGraw Hill as an editorial assistant in the Custom Publishing Division, I started writing non-fiction articles. 

Years later, for no good reason, I moved into writing fiction. I've sold some short stories and had a couple of full read requests from publishers for my first novel. Big industry publishing being what it is, I started looking into indie/self publishing and ended up here on Wattpad.

* Jill of All Trades, Mistress of. . .some cats.
* Sometimes available for read requests
* Sometimes available to judge contests
* Somebody's Mom, but not *your* mom.
* Incurably goofy
  • Coastal Texas
  • JoinedJune 23, 2017


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tlryder tlryder Jan 14, 2019 07:57PM
This week's randomly selected Watty's 2018 Shortlist reads up and ready for your perusal:https://www.wattpad.com/681575778-reading-the-shortlist-2018-week-14-jan-13th-19th
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Stories by Theresa Ryder
A Fistful of Stars by tlryder
A Fistful of Stars
Follow the adventures of a super talented young crew on the ship Destrier, the United Planetary Authorities'...
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Ran Shaipur by tlryder
Ran Shaipur
Wattys Shortlist 2018 Featured Story March 2018 When a near-death experience convinces Ran that it is his des...
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The Deep Child by tlryder
The Deep Child
A Yuletide Tale When Mirriam moves to a cottage in a village to improve her health, she gets more than she ba...
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