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New Book from a Critter Member

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How to Write SF

The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells by Ben Bova, best-selling author and six-time Hugo Award winner for Best Editor. (This is one of the books your ol' Critter Captain learned from himself, and I highly recommend it.) (Also via Amazon)


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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!

Book Recommendation

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

Announcing ReAnimus Press

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Preditors & Editors Poll results

Preditors & Editors Poll results

2005 Official Results

[Category list]

Standings for category: Poets

1. Margy Ohring, http://www.jorlanpublishing.com/Cat-HouseSonnets.htm
2. Danna Hobart, http://allpoetry.com/poets/Danna%20Hobart
3. Chick Lang, http://www.apolloslyre.com
4. David Solow, http://p103.ezboard.com/btheotherdarkplace.showUserPublicProfile?gid=dsolow
4. Barry Ergang, http://barry_ergang@verizon.net
5. John Irvine, http://www.cooldragon.co.nz/
6. Ilona Hegedus, http://ilonahegedus.topcities.com
6. Jake Istre, http://www.downwarden.com
7. Marilyn Peake, http://www.tri-studio.com/Guestpoetrypage4.html
7. Brenna Lyons, http://www.brennalyons.com
7. Emy Naso, http://emynovels.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk
8. Nikhil Parekh, http://www.nikhilparekh.com
9. Betty Dobson, http://users.eastlink.ca/~bettydobson/
9. Rie Sheridan, http://www.authorsden.com/riesheridan
10. Shirley Cheng, http://www.shirleycheng.com
10. Kristine Ong Muslim
10. Robin Mayhall, http://www.hieran.com/blog
10. Jade Blackmore, http://www.jadeblackmore.com
10. Dennis Mahagin, http://fourhourhardon.blogspot.com
10. Karen L. Newman, http://home.zoomnet.net/~karennew

11. Mikal Trimm, http://www.livejournal.com/users/mtrimm1/
11. Julie Shiel, http://www.horrorseek.com/horror/julieshiel/index.html
11. Suzan Wiener, http://w.w.w.critters.org/predpoll/poetshtm
11. Dayton Jones, http://www.daytonjones.errw.com
11. DK Wilson, http://thepoetographer.com
11. Rita Hestand, http://ritahestand.com/Poetry.html
11. Stephen D. Rogers, http://www.stephendrogers.com
11. Charlee Jacob, http://www.horror.org/DFW/charleejacob.htm
12. just my best regards, http://www.buter.blogspot.com
12. Barri Bryan, http://www.barribryan.atfreeweb.com
12. David C. Kopaska-Merkel, http://home.EarthLink.net/~dragontea/index.html
12. G. Gregory, http://www.myerotica.net
12. Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, http://www.theswordreview.com/contributorDetail.php?user_id=38
12. Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, http://www.dkamagazine.com/contributorDetail.php?user_id=64
13. Lynne den Hartog, http://www.dutchhutch.com
13. Lee Barwood, http://www.leebarwood.com
13. Suzanne Wiener, http://
13. Greg Beatty, http://home.earthlink.net/~gbeatty/
13. Bruce Boston, http://hometown.aol.com/bruboston/
13. John Borneman, http://brassman.xtra-rant.com/
13. Charles Gramlich, http://www.angelfire.com/ak/ravenmyst/index.htm
13. Vanilla Real (the end of the Vietnam conflict), http://allpoetry.com/Poem/1709639
13. Deborah P Kolodji, http://www.livejournal.com/~dkolodji


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