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Weekly Wrap-Up: Week of May 25, 2020
As we get pumped for June and the impending new issue, let's also look back on what we published on the blog this week!
On Monday, Tracy Townsend kicked off the week with a crash course in nonverbal interaction and how it can boost your characterizations;
On Tuesday, we posted the last of our Issue 041 author interviews with Tiffany Meuret and her story "Mouse, Crow
I’ve Got White in My Ledger–and I’d Like to Wipe it Out
There are six hundred projects I should be working on, and I’m doing exactly none of them. Instead, I’ve chosen to procrastinate by focusing on the Pandora’s box opened in my last blog post--where I discovered a truly shocking lack of female characters in my writing.
Never one to procra
On Breaking Rules: The Debate
As a strong supporter of “learn the rules so you can break them,” I’m back to break more rules! This time, we’re talking about The Debate and how to (not) use it in your story. So let’s say you’ve established The Normal World and told us everything we need to know about our hero. Now it’s time to get to the action. The hero is called. Find the treasure! Save the world! Learn the true meanin
Issue 041 Author Interview: Tiffany Meuret and “Mouse, Crow, Cockroach, Valkyrie”
Here at Luna Station, we like to pick our most recent issue authors' brains about their masterful stories. Today on the table we have Tiffany Meuret and her story "Mouse, Crow, Cockroach, Valkyrie."
LSQ: Writing from the point of a view of a non-human character can be difficult,
Have I Told You Lately?: Nonverbal Interaction In Fiction
I’m a sucker for nonverbal cues in stories. Give me a meaningful look between characters on screen, or a hesitant touch of a hand on a shoulder on the page any day. I’ll take them before your declarations of grievance, proclamations of love, or long-winded monologues unpacking [insert basically any em
STELLAR SHORT FICTION BY WOMEN-IDENTIFIED WRITERS SINCE 2009
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.