Welcome to OTIS!

My  name is J.W. Ocker. OTIS is a chronicle of my visits to the unusual...oddities of nature, art, science, and culture. I also write books and party on my Facebook Page, Twitter, or Patreon. Reach out to me at ockerjw@gmail.com or to my agent here.

The United States of Cryptids is Out!
This book chronicles the stories of more than 70 monsters that have appeared through the United States, as well as the towns that celebrate them with statues, museums, and festivals. Pick it up today!

The Black Slide is Out!
It's the story of an ominous black slide that appears on the playground and the world of terror and pain it leads to. I call it "Hellraiser for kids." Pick it up today!