J.W. Ocker is the author of the macabre travelogues, "A Season with the Witch," "Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe," "The New England Grimpendium," and "The New York Grimpendium." He's also the creator OTIS (OddThingsIveSeen.com). He has written about his travels for the Boston Globe, CNN.com, and The Guardian, and other places people stick writing. He lives in southern New Hampshire.