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About deanhardy23

Dean Hardy is the Bible Department Chair at Charlotte Christian School North Carolina. He is the author of middle grade fantasy Magnus Kir and an apologetics text entitled Stand Your Ground

Blog Hop and a Magnus Kir updates

First I wanted to give a quick thanks to  Bonnie Watson for asking me to participate in this blog hop. She’s a fellow fantasy author and an amazing artist. Her work is definitely worth checking out; you can see some of … Continue reading

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The motive behind Magnus Kir… our cultural “Bubble”

One of my favorite projects I assign my seniors is to go speak with someone from a very different religious perspective. The students’ are to give them reasons why they believe there is a God. Don’t worry, I’m not going … Continue reading

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American Football, and giving a book a second chance…

I must admit, I once was a music snob. I’d call it hipster, but that wasn’t invented yet, and there were no fashion statements involved. At one time I was introduced to the band “American Football” by multiple people. I … Continue reading

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Each of us have a little bit of Capitol in us…. a Hunger Games Review

First let me say that expectations were high for this movie, but I have to be honest, once I saw the trailers for The Avengers and Promethius I forgot why I was there in the first place. After my wife … Continue reading

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Book ‘Em North Carolina Visit

I had a wonderful trip to a North Carolina event yesterday ( http://bookemnc.org ). While I sold a double-digit amount of books, that wasn’t the point, the proceeds went to the Book ‘Em foundation. The Book ‘Em Foundation’s goal is … Continue reading

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George Macdonald’s fantasy Lillith made me want to die.

While George Macdonald’s book Lillith is one of his more “literary” fantasy books, it may embody exactly what I long for when I read books in this genre. In fact, and more specifically, it made me long for death. This … Continue reading

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Speaking to students on the Steps to becoming an Author

I really enjoyed speaking to 5th grade classes at Charlotte Christian School. The enthusiasm of this class was infectious. Their imaginations ran wild…even though most of the classes hadn’t read the book. All I had presented was the trailer and … Continue reading

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Contest winner for day two…and a hint for DAY THREE!!!

Our second winner for the week was Noah Arsenault. Way to go NOAH! A little hint for today’s contest: The question will have to do with the book trailer for the video. This can can be found HERE! The question … Continue reading

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New Magnus Kir Study Guide, Day one of “5 days of giveaways”, and a HINT!

Our first winner for the week is Marissa Franks Burt. She’s also an aspiring author who’s slated to release “Storybound” in April. You can check out more about the book at her facebook page: Storybound Every day this week I … Continue reading

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5 days of giveaways start on Monday the 3rd!

Here’s some information on our celebration of 1,000 likes on the Magnus Kir Facebook page! Starting Monday the 3rd we will start the celebration of 1000 likes! Each day we will have a giveaway on the facebook page. I will … Continue reading

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