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Critter Notices

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.

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.

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

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

2001 Official Results

[Category list]

Standings for category: Artwork

1. DM8/01, Bob Dornberg, http://www.disquietingmuses.com/aug01/
2. Cursed Comes Christmas, Stacey L. King, http://http://www.echelonpress.com/Catalog/Embrace/ccc.htm
3. Dark Harbors, Trace Zaber, http://www.atlanticbridge.net
4. My Rebel Belle, Trace Edward Zaber, http://www.rfiwest.com
5. Prophecy Be Damned, Ariana Overton, http://www.atlanticbridge.net
6. chinook whispers, Tracey Palmer, http://www.hostvelocity.com/~tcg/gal5.html
6. Painted Worlds, Jim Warren, http://www.jimwarren.com
7. Til There Was You, Joyce and Jim Lavene, http://www.joyceandjimlavene.com
8. Whisper of a Tryst, Chrissie Poe, http://www.wings-press.com
9. Don't Close Your Eyes, Diana Kirk, http://www.hardshell.com
9. Time Rider, Rickey R. Mallory, http://www.imajinnbooks.com/time_rider.htm
9. Full Moon Honeymoon, Cheryl Norman, http://www.wings-press.com
10. Shadows of the Eclipse, Chrissie Poe, http://www.wings-press.com




11. Come the Night, Josephine Piraneo, http://www.telltalepress.com/come_the_night.html
11. Everything to Gain, Linnea Sinclair, http://novelbooksinc.com/authors/rie_sheridan/everything_big.jpg
11. Eternity, Jonathon Earl Bowser, http://www.twilighttimes.com
12. The Town of Shadowkeep, Dave bowlin, http://www.shadowkeepzine.com
13. Knyght & O'Day, Ariana overton, http://www.atlanticbridge.net
14. The Family Carving Knife, Cia Leah, http://www.diskuspublishing.com
14. Immoral Authority, Stacey L. King, http://www.echelonpress.com/Catalog/Enigma/rwsia.htm
15. Amaryllis, Chrissie Poe, http://www.wings-press.com
16. Beasts Are Us, Dirk Wolf, http://www.hardshell.com
16. The Windhealer, Charlotte Boyett-compo, http://www.windlegends.com/windhealer.htm
16. Leap of Faith, Susan Zoon, http://www.writershood.com/zoon/room2.html
16. The Devil In Texas, Trace Edward Zaber, http://rfiwest.com
16. Lifeforce, Frank Wu, http://www.frankwu.com/Life1.html
17. The Very Big Orange Cat, Moonstar, http://www.writers-exchange.com/epublishing
17. Chances and Choices, Carol King Pope, http://southerncharmpress.com
18. Next Year's Promise, Karen Hudgins/ artist: Crystal Laver, http://wings-press.com / www.geocities.com/coloradocovers
18. The Dark Prince, Trace Edward Zaber, http://www.rfiwest.com
18. Failed Mission, 7ARS, http://promartian.com/coverart.htm
18. To Tame A Viking, Fortin & Sanders-Artists, www.leslieburbank.com
19. Fiddler, Shelton Bryant, http://www.strangehorizons.com/2001/20011203/fiddler.shtml
19. Cindy, Frank Wu, http://www.frankwu.com/Cindy.html
19. Unicorn Sunrise, Emily C. A. Snyder, http://www.christianfantasy.net/towerofivory/art/ecas5.html
19. SOUL-TRAVELER, NUR, http://nur2000.com/CoverArt2.html
20. Postwar Dinosaur Blues, O'Reilly-Wang AKA Deron Douglas, http://www.double-dragon-ebooks.com/samples/1-894841-13-1.html
20. Force of Fire, Harry Milohis, www.jacobytebooks.com
20. I Can Grow!, Moonstar, http://www.writers-exchange.com/epublishing
20. Nightmare Run, Crystal Laver, http://wings-press.com
20. PAMPERED PAL, Judy Lineberger, http://www.southerncharmpress.com
20. Humiliation and Pride, Romeo Esparrago, http://www.etext.org/Zines/planet/pm31/qarzaak.html
20. Cheerful Meets the Fox, Emily C. A. Snyder, http://www.christianfantasy.net/towerofivory/fiction/lizm3.html
20. Beholder's Eye, Todd Falk, http://www.gateway-sf-magazine.com
21. Crystal Moon, Pat Lazarus, http://www.imajinnbooks.com
21. Night Shapes, Dirk A. Wolf, http://www.hardshell.com
21. Aerobella, Mary Alice Baumgardner, http://www.hypertechmedia.com
21. Thief of Hearts, Patrick Cassidy, http://www.authorsden.com
21. Dangerous Haven, Trace Edward Zaber, http://rfiwest.com
21. Acupuncture (Rough Beasts), Nelly Chichlakova, http://simvolika.com
21. Honor Betrayed, Stacey L. King, http://www.echelonpress.com/catalog/embrace/lkhb.htm
22. Naihi of the Fishes 2, Robert Wollard, http://www.presentmoon.com/nf2.html
22. Space & Time, Colleen Crary, http://home.att.net/~colleencraryillustration/ST2001.htm
22. Midnight Intentions, Ariana Overton, http://www.michelebardsley.com/midnightintentions.html
22. LEGACY, Yocheved Golani, http://www.booklocker.com/bookpages/legacy.html
22. Dreamland, Gary Nale, http://www.mystic-ink.com/publishing
22. Music of my Heart, Stacey L. King, http://www.echelonpress.com/Catalog/Embrace/demomh.htm
22. Hundertwasserhaus, Sharon Ratheiser, http://sylviapetter.com/tpp.html
23. Love's Captive, Eliza Black, http://www.newconceptspublishing.com/lovescaptive.htm
23. Wind of Change, Trace Edward Zaber, http://www.rfiwest.com
23. The Moon Child, Judith Huey, http://www.twilighttimesbooks.com/MoonChild_ch1.html
23. The Rabbit Rises, Leta Nolan Childers, http://www.diskuspublishing.com
23. Andrew Shkolnik Cover 4, Andrew Shkolnik, http://proseax.com/dose4/art%20pages/art1.htm
23. The Best of Horrorfind.com, Thomas Arensberg, http://www.horrorfind.com
23. Soul Bleeds The Dark Poetry and Other Wanderings of K.S. Wiesner, Linnea Sinclair Bernardino, http://www.atlanticbridge.net
24. Strange Tom, Pamela Key, http://home.quixnet.net/~dshelley/issue7/tompic.htm
24. Helquin's Tempest, Alan M. Clark, http://www.ifdpublishing.com
24. Chaos Scroll, Larraine Stacey, http://www.pocketpcpress.com/ChaosScroll.htm
24. Crystal Moon , Pat Lazarus, http://www.imajinnbooks.com
24. Taming the Lion, Eliza Black, http://www.newconceptspublishing.com/tamingthelion.htm
24. The Hero's Best Friend, Kate Moore, http://www.awe-struck.net


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