Monthly Archives: August 2016

Price reduction for Beneath the Roses

To celebrate the upcoming release of my new book, I’ve decided to permanently reduce the price of Beneath the Roses from 1.99 to 0.99 USD. The price reduction will be reflected in all Amazon markets. My new book will be … Continue reading

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People Behaving Badly on Sale August 11-12

If you don’t already have a copy of People Behaving Badly: A Collection of Short Mystery Stories or you’d like to gift a copy to someone, then please take advantage of this two day Kindle Countdown Sale. August 11 & … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Short Story Writer

I’ve been asked several times if I’ve ever considered writing a full-length novel. As a matter of fact, I’ve been asked so often that I’m beginning to feel like a failure every time I complete a short story. It’s not … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Story – Deadwood

Use the photograph above as the inspiration for your flash fiction story. There is a 250 word limit for each story. Photograph copyright –  K.S. Brooks     DEADWOOD –  John D. Ottini August 1, 2016 I suspected something was … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Challenge – Vote Today

It’s time to choose your favorite Flash Fiction story of the week at the Indies Unlimited website. It’s been awhile since I participated in this contest, but I submitted a story for this week’s Flash Fiction competition, so please have a … Continue reading

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A Very Furry Christmas is a finalist in the 2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition (Florida Writers Association)

I received this wonderful email over the weekend and I thought I’d Share it with you.     Subject: CONGRATULATIONS! Your Entry, A Very Furry Christmas: Holiday Cat Tales, a Published General Catch-All Genre Category, is a 2016 RPLA Finalist … Continue reading

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