Richard Harris Wright


Rick Wright was born in Monroe, Georgia in 1935. He attended public schools in Monroe, graduating from Monroe High school in 1953.

He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1958 with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Wright served as an officer in the Ordnance Corps, US Army Reserve, as an aeronautical research engineer.

Returning to Atlanta after active military duty, he was associated with a succession of engineering firms as a designer, design engineer and partner. He became a registered professional engineer in 1962.

In the early 80s he completed required course work for a masters degree in philosophy at Georgia State University. His special area of interest is the philosophy of science.

In 1991, Richard H. Wright PE formed Val/Tec Enterprises consulting engineers, where he was active in the design of mechanical systems, green building design, preacquisition surveys and applications of alternative energy technologies until his retirement from consulting engineering at the end of 2014.

Rick is now pursuing a career as a freelance writer. He maintains an extensive personal and professional library and reads widely in literature, political science, economics, science popularizations and mysteries. He may be contacted via email at, his website at, or through the website.

Where to find Richard Harris Wright online


Walden Too: Building and Living in Your Little House in the Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans
The book is about the philosopher Henry David Thoreau's life and work while living in the house he built at Walden Pond, and how the reader can enjoy building and living in his own little house in the woods.

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