Author John Otte

Let’s Cast Failstate!

I originally posted this earlier today at my blog, The Least Read Blog, but I wanted to recruit more people to join in this little game. Here’s the deal: One of the funny things that’s happened since Failstate was published was that a rumor somehow got started that I had a movie deal in the works. I’m not sure how …

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But Who Would Be Dumb Enough To Even Try It? (Episode 9)

Time for “Speculative Story Saturday” here at Marcher Lord Press! Hey, everyone, it’s John. I’m back with this week’s installment. Please don’t hate me. ♦    ♦    ♦ Cold wetness slithered across my body, pinning my clothes to puckered skin. My entire body ached, the worst throb between my temples. I swallowed a groan and shifted, trying to escape the object that …

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But Who Would Be Dumb Enough To Even Try It? (Episode 02)

At Marcher Lord Press, Saturdays are “Speculative Story Saturdays.” Several Marcher Lord Press authors are playing fiction relay to write this story together. Here is the latest installment. *** I shouldn’t have gone. I knew that from the start. My masters had always taught me to heed the Flow, to read it, to sink myself into it, and carry me …

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Ten Random Things about John W. Otte

Hey there, everybody. My name is John W. Otte, and I’m one of Marcher Lord Press’s newest authors. I wanted to take an opportunity to introduce myself to all of you. But rather than bore you with dry, biographical data, I thought I’d do something a little different. Here are ten facts about me, the first ten things that pop …

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