The Garden of Creative Limbo

J. Dianne Dotson
3 min readMay 15, 2022
Writer, artist, and erstwhile gardener J. Dianne Dotson reflects on what to do while you wait for responses.

This morning, I’ve been thinking about how every creative person I know has gone through impostor syndrome. And many folks are going through a very unpleasant limbo waiting at different stages of development in their work. Whether it’s querying agents, waiting to hear back from editors, waiting to hear back from potential collaborators, or waiting to hear whether an optioned film is actually going to be made, none of it is very fun. It…

J. Dianne Dotson

J. Dianne Dotson is a science fiction/fantasy/horror author, science writer, and artist. Repped by Laura Bennett. Visit @jdiannedotson