J. Dianne Dotson

J. Dianne Dotson is the science fiction, fantasy, and horror author of THE SHADOW GALAXY: A Collection of Short Stories and Poetry (March 3, 2023, from Trepidatio Publishing), THE INN AT THE AMETHYST LANTERN (YA SFF Lunarpunk, Autumn 2023 from Android Press), as well as the four-book space opera series THE QUESTRISON SAGA® (Heliopause; Ephemeris; Accretion; and Luminiferous). Dianne is represented by Laura Bennett of Liverpool Literary Agency.

Dianne’s short fiction is featured in anthologies and magazines. She holds a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and spent several years working in both ecological and clinical research. Dianne is also a science writer for online publications and is an artist. She is known for writing characters people fall in love with, in extraordinary settings with intricate world-building.

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Live Readings: So, You’ve Been Asked to Read Your Work in Front of Actual Humans…

May 22, 2022 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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The Ecology of Worldbuilding

May 14, 2023 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Panelists: Walt Boyes, J. Dianne Dotson, Ray Nayler and E.M. Markoff (moderator)

All organisms have a physical relationship with their environment. This panel discusses how writers can incorporate ecology into SFF and horror stories.

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