Luna Station Quarterly is a speculative fiction magazine featuring stories by emerging women authors.
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It’s All About the Characters

by Jennifer Karr


It’s all about the characters. World building, plotting, and good writing are all important to a story—vitally so. But it’s the characters who make or break the story. It’s the characters who carry us through—or fail to. Bad characters can ruin a novel or movie that is otherwise flawless. Likewise, good ones can carry an […]





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 […]