A writer, editor and producer based in Atlanta, GA, Otis has spent 20 years investigating the good things in life: food, music, film, travel and health. Clippings piled up in his busy home office come from places like The Globe & Mail; Variety, MovieEntertainment Magazine, EyeWeekly, TravelWeek, and Crosscurrents.
Otis has also trotted the globe producing travel television and rumor has it his youthful adventures on South African Safaris and the like still entertain TV viewers through the magic of global syndication.
Currently busy as a columnist for Movie Entertainment Magazine; corporate wordsmith for the LCBO; and editor of leagues of talented Food, Film & TV and Education writers here at research paper writing service, Cindy has been fearless and resolute in his pursuit of pleasure. Described as "irrepressible" (in print! by a critic!) he strives to deserve the label.
Mr. Otis is a member of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), the Florida Association for the Gifted (FLAG), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) among others. Also, as a member of American Mensa, Mr. Otis has access to some of the leading brain-based research on gifted and talented education from around the world.
He has also been a member of the New York State Middle School Association, the New York State Department of Education School Quality Review Team, and was an associate of New York State’s Curriculum Framework Design Team where he helped draft New York’s Language Arts Standards.
Mr. Otis has authored two communication textbooks used in high schools, along with a professional text used in teacher training classes at the college level all around the world. His work has been featured in the Buffalo News, Florida Today, the Albany Times–Union, The Washington Post, the New York State English Council Journal, Hometown News, and Family PC Magazine. Recently, Mr. Otis finished his first novel, Pulp Science Fiction, which has received praise from critics, teachers and students from around the world! Currently, Mr. Otis has founded an organization, Bright Pennies, to support bright or gifted and talented children and their families and teachers.