Luna Station Quarterly is a speculative fiction magazine featuring stories by emerging women authors.
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How Not to Hook ‘Em

by Lale Davidson


At a GrubStreet Muse and the Marketplace Writers Conference, I workshopped my novel query “pitch” with a goateed and bespectacled editor from Scribner: “After her mother spontaneously combusted on the Altiplano between Bolivia and Chile, Fallon struggles to grasp reality. Fifteen years later, her brother, who is bi-polar…” He sighed audibly and wrinkled his nose […]






Dialogue in SFF and Beyond (Part Two): Terms from Your History Notebook & Other Smart Reader Things

by Tracy Townsend


When last we left you, my stalwart heroes, heroines, and genderqueer unicorns, I was writing about the life-hacks used by some well-known sff authors in writing effective dialogue. You can use these tricks to help get words on the page (consider Caroline Yoachim’s bracket-and-move-on-hack) or to improve their tone, pace, character, and style (as Sarah […]