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Critter Notices

[It's Freebie Friday in the Critters Store...]

Critters no longer accepting European Union members :(

It's with a heavy heart that I have to announce Critters can no longer accept people in the European Union as members. This is a result of the "GDPR" privacy laws going into effect. I'm a big fan of privacy, and applaud the general idea behind the GDPR, but the way it's implemented forces me to close the door to EU writers. [read more why...]

Books from Critters!

Check out Books by Critters for books by your fellow Critterfolk, as well as my list of recommended books for writers.

New Book from a Critter Member

**NOW IN PRINT EDITION TOO!** Awesome new book, HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SPECULATIVE FICTION OPENINGS, from a Critter member whose unearthed a shard of The Secret to becoming a pro writer. Really good piece of work. "...if you're at all concerned about story openings, you'd be nuts not to read what Qualkinbush has to say." —Wil McCarthy, author of BLOOM and THE COLLAPSIUM

The Sigil Trilogy

If you're looking for an amazing, WOW! science fiction story, check out THE SIGIL TRILOGY. This is — literally — one of the best science fiction novels I've ever read.

P&E Has a New Caretaker!

I'm very happy to announce that P&E has been handed off to a new caretaker! Check out the site for news and such. Hurrah!

Interviewed!

I'm being interviewed live on public radio for Critters 20th birthday. For those who want to listen, it's on the 10am (Mountain time) show on Thursday, 11/19/16, on Colorado Public Radio - www.cpr.org has streaming on the site or it's 90.1 FM in the Denver area. [Interview is done, you can listen on the site]

Free Web Sites

Free web sites for authors (and others) are available at www.nyx.net.

ReAnimus Acquires Advent!

ReAnimus Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of the legendary Advent Publishers! Advent is now a subsidiary of ReAnimus Press, and we will continue to publish Advent's titles under the Advent name. Advent was founded in 1956 by Earl Kemp and others, and has published the likes of James Blish, Hal Clement, Robert Heinlein, Damon Knight, E.E. "Doc" Smith, and many others. Advent's high quality titles have won and been finalists for several Hugo Awards, such as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Heinlein's Children. Watch this space for ebook and print editions of all of Advent's current titles!

Network speeding up

I'm switching the connection over to a new, shiny 10X faster network because of all the load. There might be bits of downtime as your boxes learn new addresses and things. Should be brief. Let me know of any prolonged outages you see.

Preditors & Editors Changeover

With the very sad passing of Dave Kuzminski, who ran P&E, I've taken over the P&E duties. Lots of what I hope are improvements; check it out at pred-ed.com.

Critters Server is Dying has been Replaced

See important details here in my blog. Let me know if you find anything that isn't working right. (Manuscripts are now available for this week, FYI.)

Book Recommendation

THE SIGIL TRILOGY: The universe is dying from within... "Great stuff... Really enjoyed it." — SFWA Grandmaster Michael Moorcock

Announcing ReAnimus Press

If you need help making ebooks from manuscripts or print copies—or finding great stuff to read—look no further! An ebook publisher started by your very own Critter Captain. (And with a 12% Affiliate program.) [More]

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Preditors & Editors Poll results

Preditors & Editors Poll results

2000 Official Results

[Category list]

Standings for category: Magazine/e-zine Editors

1. Pepper Raines, http://members.aol.com/AmazingAuthors/index.html
2. Jade Walker, http://www.inscriptionsmagazine.com/
3. Susannah Indigo, http://www.cleansheets.com/
4. John O'Neill, http://www.blackgate.com/
5. Dancing Bear, http://www.disquietingmuses.com/
6. Jeff Mason, http://www.writershood.com/
7. Karen Wiesner, http://www.egroups.com/group/EclecticsConnection
8. Frank Fradella, http://www.cyberageadventures.com/
9. Raechel Henderson, http://www.eggplant-productions.com/
10. Jean Goldstrom, http://www.anotherealm.com/




11. Susan Bodendorfer, http://www.wordbeams.com/
12. C. Hope Clark, http://www.chopeclark.com/fundsforwriters.htm
13. Valerie Hardin & Jennifer L. B. Leese, http://www.geocities.com/ladyjiraff/TheWriteCharm.html
14. 32 Jason Laseman, http://www.thetroll.net/
15. Brian Freeman, http://www.brianfreeman.com/
15. Angela Giles Klocke, http://www.klockepresents.com/
16. Karen A. Romanko, http://www.ravenelectrick.com/
17. David Bowlin, http://www.shadowkeepzine.com/
18. Karen L. Williams, http://www.rhapsodymag.com/
18. b.j. lawry, http://www.lovewords-zine.com/
19. C. J. Sage, http://www.disquietingmuses.com/
19. Adrianne Fitzpatrick, http://www.mystic-ink.com/a-fitzpatrick
20. Sandy Cummins, http://www.writers-exchange.com/ezine/current.htm
20. Mary Anne Mohanraj, http://www.strangehorizons.com/StaffBios.html#MaryAnneMohanraj
20. Jean Marie Ward, http://www.crescentblues.com/
20. Ellen Datlow, http://www.scifi.com/
21. Dan Hollifield, http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/
21. Diana R. Moreland, http://www.jopoppub.com/
22. J. Calma, http://www.proseax.com/
22. Michele R. Bardsley, http://www.ebookadvisor.com/eaindex.html
22. Greg Wharton, http://www.suspectthoughts.com/
23. Jamie Joy Gatto, http://www.mindcaviar.com/
23. Sandra Morgan, http://www.fictionforest.com/
23. Linda Paquette 'shyflower', http://shyflowersgarden.com/
24. Jed Hartman, http://www.strangehorizons.com/
24. Cindy Penn, http://www.wordweaving.com/
25. J Erwine, http://promartian.com/
25. Lucy Snyder, http://www.darkplanet.com/
25. Jaseon Laseman, http://www.thetroll.net/
25. Roberta Beach Jacobson, http://www.kafeniocom.com/
26. C.E. Chaffin, http://www.melicreview.com/
26. Greg Gifune, http://
26. Lida E. Quillen, http://www.twilighttimes.com/
26. B. Joseph Fekete, Jr., http://www.gateway-sf-magazine.com/
26. Karen Williams, http://www.rhapsodymag.com/
27. Joan McCarty, http://www.alternaterealitieszine.com/
27. Mark Rapacioli, http://www.planetrelish.com/
27. Monica J. O'Rourke, http://www.theharrow.com/
27. Diana Sharples, http://www.electricwine.com/
27. Patricia Lee Macomber, http://www.gothic.net/chiaroscuro/chizine.htm
27. Michael Gallant, http://www.quantummuse.com/
27. Moira Allen, http://www.inkspot.com/
27. 5 James Ignizio, http://%20http://www.geocties.com/goneawry25
27. Diana Sharples & James Rasmussen, http://www.electricwine.com/
27. Mark Chadbourn, http://www.markchadbourn.com/worldsend.cfm
27. Shery Ma Belle Arrieta, http://ewritersplace.com/
28. Karen Robinson and Kristin DeMoen, http://www.digital-catapult.com/
28. Garrett Calcaterra, http://tavernwench.8m.com/
28. Robert Marcom, http://netauthor.org/
28. Dustin Revin, http://www.ebookad.com/
28. Lou Anders, http://bookface.com/
28. Kieran Piacenti, http://www.whenyouwrite.com/
28. Megan Powell, http://www.fables.org/
29. Angela Adair-Hoy, http://www.writersmarkets.com/
29. Larry Dennis
29. 3 Kevin McPherson, http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/dechaune/neverworlds/nw-hi.htm
29. Christy Morrow, http://www.nationalneighborhoodnews.com/
29. John dunne, http://members.fortunecity.com/regentbooks/Colonies1.html
29. Lloyd Daub, http://sites.netscape.net/oinosakai/homepage
29. Cherie Staples, http://www.seekermagazine.com/
29. sharon shahan, http://sundress.net/samsara/
29. Marilyn Nesbitt, http://www.diskuspublishing.com/
29. Brian Knight, http://deviant_minds.tripod.com/horror_zine/
29. Rachel Newcombe, http://www.sidesalad.co.uk/
29. David C. Kopaska-Merkel, http://home.earthlink.net/~dragontea/index.html
30. TM Wright, http://www.writeronline.net/
30. Jhoanna Calma, http://www.proseax.com/
30. 2 David Eide, http://www.sunoasis.com/oasis.html
30. Terry Williams, http://www.electricebookpublishing.com/
30. Robert Foster, http://www.thewindjammer.com/nefarious/html/frontpage.html
30. James Rasmussen, http://www.electricwine.com/
30. JennaKay Francis, http://www.romfort.org/rs
30. FundsforWriters, http://www.chopeclark.com/fundsforwriters.htm
30. Gary W. Conner, http://www.twilightshowcase.com/
30. Paul Barnett/Paper Snarl, http://www.papertiger.co.uk/
30. Mark Johnson, http://dragonlaugh.freeyellow.com/
30. koalaghost, http://www./
30. Mark Worden, http://www.internetpromotiongroup.com/
30. Leslie Blanchard, http://members.spree.com/writer
30. Carol Wallace, http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/virtually_gardening
30. Ray Coulombe, http://www.quantummuse.com/
30. Melanie C. Duncan, http://www.bookdragonreview.com/
31. Bob Campbell, http://www/,steelcaves.com
31. L.A. Schuler, http://www.poetscanvas.org/
31. Paul Fry, http://www.shortscarytales.com/
31. Doug Hatley, http://www.writershood.com/
31. Jenna Glatzer, http://www.absolutewrite.com/
31. Charity Anne Morgan , http://www.easywrters.tripod.com/
31. Jamie JOy Gatto, http://www.mindcaviar.com/
31. Blood Moon Zine, http://www.bloodmoonz.com/
31. Aloha Plenty, http://www.alohaplentyhawaii.com/
31. Jen Bergman, http://pifmagazine.com/
31. 1 Charles A. King, http://www.writershood.com/
31. Taylor Fogerty, http://www.readthewest.com/
31. Lawrence Green, http://www.gateway-sf.com/
31. Thom Didato, http://www.failbetter.com/

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