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Hello everyone! I just wanted to thank @phildini for offering to host us!

We're Luna Station Quarterly, now in our TENTH year of publishing emerging women-identified scifi/fantasy authors and their amazing short fiction.

We've got a blog that publishes most of the week as well and here and other places we post about those things as well as inspirational quotes from awesome women.

Happy to be on the fediverse at last!

Men explain things to me, still & no man has ever apologized for explaining, wrongly, things that I know and they don't. - Rebecca Solnit

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home. - Anna Quindlen

Everyone probably thinks that I'm a raving nymphomaniac, that I have an insatiable sexual appetite, when the truth is I'd rather read a book. - Madonna

Issue 038 Author Interview: Mary E. Lowd and “Looking for Sentience”

It’s Tuesday and you know what that means — another interview with an author from…

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it. - Ursula K. Le Guin

There have been great societies that didn't use the wheel, but there've been no societies that did not tell stories. - Ursula K. Le Guin

I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things. - Octavia E. Butler

Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination. - Mae Jemison

There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal. - Toni Morrison

I am not here for women only, but also for women. - Angela Merkel

Keep on. The work of the world is always done by creatures too tired to do it.' ― Carol Emshwiller

It’s not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. - Judy Blume

Weekly Wrap-Up: Week of June 17, 2019

Welcome again to the weekly wrap-up — check out what we’ve been up to on…

The odd thing about people who had many books was how they always wanted more. - Patricia A. McKillip

I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that's me. - Maya Angelou

How can we use each other's differences in our common battles for a livable future? - Audre Lorde

Love words, agonize over sentences. And pay attention to the world. - Susan Sontag

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Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.