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John D. Ottini

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John D. Ottini was born in Northern Italy, raised and educated in Canada, and currently resides in central Florida with his wife and mischievous kitty named Bella.

Latest Release: A Second Helping of Crazy: Collected Stories (June 2022). Now available in eBook, Paperback & Hardcover editions.

His book 'Elevated Madness' was nominated as semifinalist in the 2021 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition (Florida Writers Association)

His story 'Blame it On the Weather' was nominated as finalist in the 2019 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition - Short Story Genre (Florida Writers Association)

His stories 'One Shot to the Heart' & 'Words to a Kill' were nominated as finalists in the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition - Short Story Genre (F
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John D. Ottini The satisfaction of seeing your work develop from start to finish and then having a reader tell you that they enjoyed reading your book.
John D. Ottini I feel someone shake me out of my sleep and I recognize my wife’s voice, “Honey, you were screaming in your sleep, are you okay?”

I open my eyes, wipe …more
I feel someone shake me out of my sleep and I recognize my wife’s voice, “Honey, you were screaming in your sleep, are you okay?”

I open my eyes, wipe the beads of sweat from my forehead and reply, “I just had a horrible dream that I walked downstairs into our kitchen and someone had stolen the Keurig coffee maker.”
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