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Our Daily Grind Tipster
John earned his B.A. from Cornell College ("a slice of New England
academia tucked away on an Iowa hillside"), majoring in English and
He has a "real" job. He has a wife. He has a mortgage. He also
has a passion for writing. John has written scripts for five award-winning
educational films, has published several trade articles, written a book
foreword, and produced a peppering of education/training handbooks. He has
also begun a very respectable collection of short story rejection letters.
John is currently grappling with a series of five non-fiction books in
addition to his novel-in-progress, "Anytown."
John has been writing the Daily Grind tips since October of ought-one (in