Dean Patterson

Dean Michael Patterson is a freelance writer and outdoor enthusiast. He was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and currently lives in Minnesota.

A graduate of San Diego State University, Dean travels extensively throughout the United States capturing the American Spirit in words. He has published a novel with TouchPoint Press, as a journalist, as well as with Amazon Books.

His hobbies include reading, running, hiking, fishing, camping, music, watching movies, comfort food, and picture recipe book cooking. When not reading or writing, he can be found running along the trails or in the wilds of the great Rock Mountains.

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Ryan & Me coming February 2023!

Ryan & Me takes place in the slightly altered landscape of the near future. Life soon sees desperate people demanding help, and the basic necessities as birth rights are becoming the manifest destiny of American reality.

Ryan & Me is the story of the founder of a fabulous nonprofit, the birth of the Public Village, and the people who are impacted by this incredible dream made real.

The pledge of graduating from the Public Village with a living wage career has people from all walks of life scrambling for a second chance. Inspired, Ryan strives to expand the Network across the Nation further smashing down boundaries and stirring up political unrest.