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J. Dianne Dotson

J. Dianne Dotson writes science fiction and fantasy, and is the author of The Questrison Saga. Dianne is also a science writer and watercolorist.

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J. Dianne Dotson dreamed up other worlds and their characters as a child in the 1980s in East Tennessee. Dianne formed her own neighborhood astronomy club before age 10, to educate her friends about the Universe. In addition to writing stories, she drew and painted her characters, gave them outrageous space fashions, and created travel guides and glossaries for the worlds she invented. As an adult, Dianne earned a Bachelor of Science and spent several years working in research. She published Heliopause: The Questrison Saga: Book One (2018) and its sequels Ephemeris: The Questrison Saga: Book Two (2019) and Accretion: The Questrison Saga: Book Three (2020). Book Four arrives in 2021. Dianne is also a science writer, content writer and manager and watercolorist. She enjoys writing short fiction and non-fiction. Dianne lives in Southern Appalachia.

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Screens In Between

Published Nov 20, 2020 · 916 words (4 minutes) · 138 views

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Thilly and Beaumain found each other online, and want to meet, but the world has ended, and they cannot. Thilly has an idea for how to make it work.

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The Tunnel at the End

Published Oct 28, 2020 · 682 words (3 minutes) · 396 views

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Nate, Sara, and Vic seek out a local legend after dark.

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Stolen Art

Published Aug 19, 2020 · 1,837 words (7 minutes) · 282 views

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Julian Broodmoor finds himself in a grand house with a sinister secret.

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Mister Gerald

Published May 17, 2020 · 751 words (3 minutes) · 367 views

Literary Fiction childhood childhood story slice of life Appalachia neighbors

Two children in East Tennessee come up against their fears, and find out more about themselves.

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Valentines from the Pit

Published Feb 11, 2020 · 1,813 words (7 minutes) · 2 likes · 931 views

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Farrah Banks had planned a wonderful Valentine's Day party for her friends, but none of them could make it. In her disappointment, she is surprised to receive an unexpected Valentine box at her door. Her Valentine's Day is about to become far more interesting than she could have imagined.

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R.U.D.E.: The Robot Trash Can

Published Jan 4, 2020 · 294 words (2 minutes) · 1304 views

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Behold! The latest in technology: the Robot Trash Can in our latest model, R.U.D.E.! See how this vociferous removal machine can change your life for the better, making you question everything you throw away! Order now!

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Close up of a recycle garbage bin logo at Pershing Square in Los Angeles, California.