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John E
Writer #31291
Jupiter, FL
Joined 4/5/2019
5 Star Rating
100% Success
407 Projects
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After John retired as an I&T professional for a Fortune 500 financial services company in 2009, he began writing extensively. An essay and some short fiction have appeared in online publications. Since 2013, he has written about 60 500-600 word articles about local history for the ABC Newspapers, a set of three papers distributed in several towns edin Anoka County, Minnesota. Since January, 2019, he has written blog posts of 700-900 words for HOM Furniture, a Minnesota regional furniture company. With WriterAccess he has research and written on a variety of topics, especially furniture, business, television and antennas, real estate and finance.
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Specialties

Furniture, home design, local history, retirement, real estate, finance.

Interests

Health and fitness, bicycling, pickleball, square dancing, all types of writing.

Education

University of Virginia

John completed his degree in psychology with four years out for service in the Air Force.

University of St. Thomas

John pursued an evening program taught mostly by members of the Twin Cities business community and oriented toward full-time business employees.

The Loft Literary Center

John joined The Loft, a literary consortium in Minneapolis, and took 10-15 classes in faction, non-fiction, memoir, writing, and revision.

Business

100 Projects Completed

Many projects have touched on business in some way. Specific examples include real estate, business meeting practices and other best practices, apartments, financial tools. Have also written many posts for customer-facing businesses such as law firms, pest control and various retail businesses.

Home Living

59 Projects Completed

John writes web content for HOM Furniture, a Minnesota-based regional furniture company. These 700-900 word posts address home design topics such as patio furniture, spring decorating, setting up a media room, working with a small bedroom, brightening a home. He incorporates SEO keywords and writes these in an informal, upbeat style to appeal to audience made up mostly of young and middle-aged women. He has also completed orders for WriterAccess on topics such as bedroom design, dining room tables and childproofing a home.

Real Estate

54 Projects Completed

John has written 20 posts for a Florida real estate company. Topics have included sources of financing for new buyers, best long-ternm investments for young people, trends in mortgage rates, REITs, whether 2008 is likely to happen again, improving your credit score, pros and cons of reverse mortgages. These posts are written to be easy to read and informative, and according to client feedback they’ve been just that. Many have been rated "exceeds expectations." I retired after working 31 years for a financial services company.

Non Profit

0 Projects Completed

As a volunteer for the Anoka County Historical Society, John has written about 60 articles that have appeared in the Anoka (Minnesota) Union and its sister publications. These address aspects of local history, most from the late 20th century but some going into the early 20th century and even the 19th. Most of these involved research in archived newspapers. Some topics are local crimes, the community in wartime, an effort to relocate the metropolitan airport, fund-raising for and construction of local hospitals. Articles were 500-600 words and some topics spanned several articles.

Blog Post

149 Projects Completed

John has written 25 posts for a furniture retailer's web site as well as over 30 WriterAccess posts on topics such as home design, apartment living tips, product highlights, business practices and home improvement services. He seamlessly includes SEO keywords and tailors his writing style to the target audience.

Web Page

24 Projects Completed

John writes web content for HOM Furniture, a Minnesota-based regional furniture company. These 700-900 word posts address home design topics such as patio furniture, spring decorating, setting up a media room, working with a small bedroom, brightening a home. He incorporates SEO keywords and writes these in an informal, upbeat style to appeal to audience made up mostly of young and middle-aged women.

Article

20 Projects Completed

As a volunteer for the Anoka County Historical Society, John has written about 60 articles that have appeared in the Anoka (Minnesota) Union and its sister publications. These address aspects of local history, most from the late 20th century but some going into the early 20th century and even the 19th. Most of these involved research in archived newspapers. Some topics are local crimes, the community in wartime, an effort to relocate the metropolitan airport, fund-raising for and construction of local hospitals. Articles were 500-600 words and some topics spanned several articles.

Newsletter Content

1 Projects Completed

John wrote an article, entitled "When I Grow Up," for The Loft Literary Center's online newsletter. It describes his decision to retire from his career in I&T and his plans and hopes for life beyond retirement. It is written in a serious yet approachable style suitable to a literary publication.

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