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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

2003 Official Results

[Category list]

Standings & #votes for category: Poets

1. Elizabeth Lucas-Taylor, http://www.authorsden.com/elizabethlucastaylor
2. Erin Donahoe, http://www.sff.net/people/erin
3. 25 Brenna Lyons, http://www.geocities.com/sunnie4168/bookpoetry.html
4. Rie Sheridan, http://www.riewriter.com/
5. Julie Shiel, http://fast.horrorseek.com/horror/julieshiel/index.html
6. Margaret Marr, http://www.margaretmarr.com/
7. Ann Spank, http://www.bluefood.cc/ann_spank/annsintro.html
7. Barri Bryan, http://www.barribryan.atfreeweb.com/
8. Christina Sng, http://www.authorsden.com/christinasng
9. Anna Marie Fritz, http://www.globalauthorspublications.com/
10. TE Ballard, http://www.writershood.com/htms/poetry.htm
10. Marie DisBrow, http://www.wildernesswritings.com/




11. Lynne den Hartog, http://www.amatory-ink.co.uk/shop/system/index.html
11. C. E. Laine, http://celaine.com/index2.html
11. 5 Michael Fantina, http://www.twilighttimes.com/jul03/m_fantinap21b.html
11. Mariann Stam, http://www.geocities.com/weldermomma/
12. Bruce Boston, http://hometown.aol.com/bruboston/
12. Jade Walker, http://www.jadedwritings.com/
12. Stephen D. Rogers, http://www.stephendrogers.com/
13. 2 Jonah Lissner, http://thebestpulpfiction.com/lissnerspoemsandpoetrytales
13. Adrian Fry, http://www.ookami.co.uk/
14. Latorial Faison, http://www.latorial.com/
14. Tom Piccirilli, http://
14. Brett Hursey, http://www.booksunbound.com/bsdwp.html
14. Christy Tillery French, http://www.authorsden.com/christytfrench
14. Louise Karczmarz, http://www.geocities.com/anient_earle/index2.html
14. Cynthia A. Butterworth, http://
14. Deborah P Kolodji, http://www.geocities.com/dkolodji
14. RC Hilldebrandt, http://www.fmam.biz/
14. Sonal Panse, http://illustratorama.com/Artist_Data/Sonal_Panse.htm
14. A.P. Fuchs, http://www.apfuchs.com/
14. David C. Kopaska-Merkel, http://home.earthlink.net/~dragontea/index.html


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