Dennis Goodman Gallery

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I’m happy to announce that my flower photographs are now in the Dennis Goodman Gallery at the Galleria, the Shoppes at Vanderbilt, 2343 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 144, in Naples, Florida. Chris Silk covered my first exhibit about a year ago, which appeared in Naples Daily News. As for my story, it began when I […]

Building Writing Relationships

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I attended a recent live web seminar through Writers Digest University. The seminar, From Short Story to Story Collection: How to Craft a Collection of Short Fiction That Gets Published and Sells, with Jacob M. Appel, talked about attracting attention by promoting the work of other authors, writing book reviews, submitting to contests, knowing acquisition […]

Author Interview: David James Poissant: The Heaven of Animals

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David James Poissant is the author of The Heaven of Animals: Stories (Simon & Schuster, 2014), winner of the 2015 GLCA New Writers Award, the Silver Medal for fiction from the Florida Book Awards, and a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize. The Heaven of Animals has been longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, named an Amazon Best Book […]

The Untold Story

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A TED talk given by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The danger of a single story, is on my mind. There isn’t one story to tell, but thousands of different narratives that need to be told. What is crucial to the storytelling craft, is becoming aware of what isn’t known, and how that needs to be told. […]

Otis’ Photography Exhibit

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On April 23rd Naples Daily News published an article written by Chris Silk about my exhibit. Silk wrote, “Otis photographs extreme close-ups of the inside of flowers at nighttime using a macro lens and a flash, then enlarges and prints the photos onto canvas.” Because of the interest the exhibit has generated, South Regional Library […]

Christine Otis’ Flower Exhibit

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Christine Otis’ flower photographs will be exhibited at the South Regional Library in Naples, Florida. This collection represents the beautiful colors that arrive with spring: the brilliant red and soft pink tulips, as well as the vibrant purple of crocuses, along with the deep blue and rich green of a hydrangea are highlighted in some […]