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John Penteros

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John Penteros is a math tutor and former engineer who resides in the thermal nightmare known as Arizona. As an engineer, he wrote long and tedious specifications, procedures, and reports peppered with "unprofessional" artifacts to see if anyone was paying attention. The occasional chuckling response lit a small fire within him, leading to other writing endeavors like the annual Christmas letter, which received mostly 5-star reviews.

John is also full of make-believe, and when he makes a statement to people who've known him for at least ten minutes, they know to ask themselves "Wait ... is he just kidding me?" Put those things together and you get someone who writes fiction.
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" Hey Liz,
I'll be interested in hearing how long it takes you to read it (once you start). Enjoy!!
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