Welcome to the blog of Matthew D. Ryan, writer and philosopher. That’s Matthew D. Ryan—both the capital “D” and the period “.” are important in computer searches. Here you will find information on the writer, his current projects, and whatever else catches his fancy as time goes on. Mr. Ryan is currently working on his novel, The Children of Lubrochius. It is Book I of his exciting series, From the Ashes of Ruin.The prequel to the series, and an excellent stand-alone novel in its own right, Drasmyr,is currently available as a free ebook at Smashwords, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and elsewhere on the Internet. For those interested in a print version, it is available in hardcover format at Lulu for $24.99. It is a vampire novel set in a fantasy world of wizards and warriors and has earned positive reviews (usually around 4 stars out of 5) across the Internet.
Matthew lives in northeastern New York on the shores of Lake Champlain, one of the largest lakes in the continental United States, famous for the Battle of Plattsburgh and the ever-elusive Lake Champlain Monster, a beastie more commonly referred to as Champy. Matthew has studied philosophy, mathematics, and computer science in the academic world. He has earned a black belt in martial arts.
Matthew D. Ryan can be found elsewhere on the Internet at the following sites:
Author’s Smashwords Page: http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/matthewdryan
Author’s Book Page: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/131156
Author’s Blog: http://www.atoasttodragons.com
Author’s Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000038781652
Author’s Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/Drasmyr
Author’s Twitter Handle: @MatthewDRyan1
Author’s Amazon Author Central Page: http://www.amazon.com/author/matthewdryan
Author’s Goodreads Page: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/579148.Matthew_D_Ryan
Author’s Shelfari Page: http://www.shelfari.com/matthewdryan/shelf