Monthly Archives: July 2015

My Mother’s Secret Garden

I just entered another short story contest. This one’s at Writermag.com and the theme is Crime Pays. The contest is for mystery stories ranging between 1,000 – 2,000 words in length. The title of the mystery story I submitted is … Continue reading

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Spectrum Books Interview

I have some exciting news to share. On August 3rd I’ll be the featured author interviewed on Spectrum Books website. Spectrum Books is a UK website that features independent and diverse fiction. The site interviews independent authors and publishes book … Continue reading

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Just when I’d given up hope.

Dear John D. Ottini, Thank you very much for the opportunity to read your manuscript, “Dumpster Rose.” Unfortunately, it does not meet our needs at this time. Your story has been read by one or more members of our staff, … Continue reading

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The Independent Author Network

I’m now a proud member of The Independent Author Network (IAN). Check out my page at:  Independent Author Network – John D. Ottini Feel free to ‘Like’ it on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, etc. 🙂    

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John D. Ottini Wins Flash Fiction Challenge – June 18, 2015

This is the second time I’ve won the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction challenge and each time has been fun and exciting. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who voted for me. Here’s a link to the winning story Showdown at … Continue reading

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Indie Anthology ‘Stories on the Go #2’ (2015 edition)

  I’m proud to announce that one of my short stories will be included in this years Indie Anthology –  ‘Stories on the Go #2’ (2015 edition). The book will be released later this year during the Christmas holiday season. … Continue reading

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“Showdown at Smith Rock” Flash Fiction Story

It’s time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! My story made the finals this week, so please have a look and vote for me if you think my story is a winner. This week’s entries:  Showdown at … Continue reading

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Are you interested in writing a book review of one of my book?

If you’re a Book Blogger, Book Reviewer or someone who loves to read mystery books and would be interested in writing a review of one of my books. Please drop me an email at jdonovels (at) gmail.com

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