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John F. Montagne

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John F. Montagne was raised in the American Midwest, the seventh child of a seventh son... it matters in some time zones. His academic achievements include: a BA in English/literature from Morningside College (U.S. Midwest) with minors in art and journalism, a Masters in English/Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool (UK) with an independent study in (fringe) archaeology, teaching certification from Hamline University/linguistics (MN. US.), an editing/proofreading diploma from the London School of Publishing (UK), and doctoral candidacy (UK & US). He worked as an investigative journalist and tech. writer when he was younger, and was also employed in the gaming industry (console and RPG’s), and still teaches as an adjun ...more

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