Christopher Dean

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I have been self-employed for over twenty years in the landscaping business in Austin, TX.

In 2009 I began pursuing my long time love with writing and English and Literature and attended the Institute of Children's Literature where I graduated in 2010.

Since then I have dedicated all my spare time in writing my first children's novel: Trankarri - The Boy with a Magical Pen.

I live in Austin, TX with my wife of 16 years and have three beautiful children.

For a full Bio please visit trankarri.com

Now I have set my reading goals to 12-15 books a year and I divided them up into philosophy, writing skills, children's fiction and miscellaneous fiction/non-fiction. I did this because with work, writing, raising a family and all the other stuff in betwe
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Christopher Dean I have a landscaping company, so I just landscape and work with my hands and get dirty. Nothing like letting the plants and trees talk to you about…moreI have a landscaping company, so I just landscape and work with my hands and get dirty. Nothing like letting the plants and trees talk to you about what to write...(less)
Christopher Dean Creating stories and playing around with words is what I find the most exciting.
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About a month ago I received a pretty well documented review on onlinebookclub.org and in the thread between us she mentioned that she was having a hard time reading other books because she kept wanting to go back to Inkworld; Inkworld being the magical world created by a magical pen.


I thought that was the highest praise because I wanted to write it in such a way that every one who reads Tranka...

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I tried very hard to bring great quality literature to this book. I used many different literary devices that I think people will like. I worked on setting hard also so that the reader would feel planted in the world I have created. Character develop ...more
" You're welcome. Sorry for not responding earlier but have been busy. I really hope you like it and any reviews or comments would be much appreciated. ...more "
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The Maze Runner by James Dashner
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I want to say that I read this book from cover to cover but I didn't. I saw the movie with my kids and it was pretty good; by no means could I watch it again and again like Gladiator or 300 but it was good enough to watch once or twice. The book not ...more
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Walden by Henry David Thoreau
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This was one of those very slow, drab books with no great highs or lows but I wanted to read it so I just kept trekking through it and the more I read it the more I envied him and his living situation compared to mine in the fast paced 21st century, ...more
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Walden by Henry David Thoreau
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I really liked this book. It is not an easy read by any means and it does get a little dull when he goes on and on about the description of the birds and animals that live around Walden Pond but overall I thought it was good. I really like all the qu ...more
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