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Critter Notices

Critters is 23!

Yes, 23 years ago Critters was born. Wow! Thanks so much to all of you, who've made it such a resounding success!

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

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)

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

2007 Official Results

[Category list]


Standings for category: Book/e-book Editors

1. Dr Bob Rich, http://bobswriting.com/editing.html
2. Leslie Hodges, http://www.wings-press.com
3. Helen Woodall, http://ellorascave.com
4. Dr. Bob Rich, http://bobswriting.com
5. Alicia Rasley, http://www.eredsage.com
6. Evil Editor, http://evileditor.blogspot.com
7. Gretchen Neeley, http://www.darkedenpress.com/
8. Chere Gruver, http://whiskeycreekpress.com
8. Alessia Brio, http://www.eroticanthology.com
9. Jake George, http://www.sagewordsservices.com
9. Brianna St.James, http://www.ellorascave.com
10. Louise Bohmer, http://www.lachesispublishing.com/




11. Sasha Knight, http://samhainpublishing.com/
11. Barbara Perfetti & Stephanie Wardwell-Gaw, http://www.lindenbayromance.com
12. Giovanna Lagana, http://whiskeycreekpress.com/
13. Dick Claausen, http://www.awe-struck.net
13. Faith Bicknell-Brown, http://www.freyasbower.com
13. Georgia Woods, http://www.loose-id.com
14. Judith B. Glad, http://www.uncialpress.com
14. Angela James, http://samhainpublishing.com
14. Sheri Ross Fogarty, http://www.changelingpress.com
14. Joy Calderwood, http://www.calderwoodbooks.com
14. Laurie M. Rauch, http://www.samhainpublishing.com
15. Chrissie Henderson, http://www.changelingpress.com
15. Lee Ann Ward, http://www.champagnebooks.com
16. Betty Dobson, http://inkspotter.com
17. Kate Scott, http://ww.whiskeycreekpresstorrid.com
17. James McKinnon (all books on page edited by James), http://www.kunati.com/quck-cat/
17. Melanie Billings, http://http://www.whiskeycreekpress.com
17. Kathryn Thompson, http://www.echelonpress.com
17. selina rosen, http://www.yarddogpress.com
17. Jane Davitt, http://www.torquerebooks.com/zencart/
17. Kristina Dalton, http://www.stonehedgepublishing.com
18. Lea Schizas, http://leaschizaseditor.com
18. Barbara Marshall, http://www.loose-id.com
18. Jean Goldstrom, http://whortleberrypress.com
18. Deborah Nemeth, http://www.eternalpress.com.au
18. Jeremy Seffens, http://www.lachesispublishing.com/
18. Anne Whitfield, http://enspirenpress.com
18. Patty Howell, http://highlandpress.org
19. Nicola Martinez, http://thewildrosepress.com
19. Wendy Jo Dymond, http://www.amirapress.com
19. Carol Hightshoe, http://www.loreleisignal.com
20. Louise Sabre, http://www.aspenmountainpress.com
20. Nikita Gordyn, http://www.aspenmountainpress.com/
20. P. June Diehl, http://www.virtualtales.com
20. Raven McKnight, http://www.loose-id.com
20. SA Clements, http://www.torquerepress.com/
20. Barbara Perfetti, http://www.lindenbayromance.com/contactus.php
20. Mike McPhail, http://www.mcp-concepts.com
20. Linda Ingmanson, http://samhainpublishing.com
20. Sandra Hicks, http://www.aspenmountainpress.com
21. Accentuate Services (Michy Devon), http://www.accentuateservices.com
21. Eric T. Reynolds, http://www.hadleyrillebooks.com/
21. Helgaleena, http://www.aphroditesapples.com/
22. Jodi Lee, http://www.jodilee.ca/marked
22. Anna Fallon, http://www.midnightshowcase.com
22. Dave A. Law, http://www.dragonmoonpress.com
23. E. J. Gilmer, http://www.amberquill.com
23. Sandy Cummins, http://www.writers-exchange.com
23. Karen A Romanko, http://www.ravenelectrick.com/sportyspecgls.html
23. Dick Margulis, http://www.dmargulis.com/editing.asp
23. Nadene R. Carter, http://www.epress-online.com
23. Cheryl Wright, http://www.cheryl-wright.com
23. Sabrina Hunt, http://www.circledarkpublishing.net
23. Marilyn Peake, http://www.double-dragon-ebooks.com/single.php?ISBN=1-55404-426-X
23. Jennifer Haley, http://www.thewildrosepress.com
23. K. J. Epps, http://www.willowtreepress.com
24. Jake George
24. J. Richard Jacobs, http://www.jrichardjacobs.net
24. Mary A. Altman, http://ellorascave.com
24. Ami Russell, http://www.thewildrosepress.com
24. Arline Chase, www.ebooksonthe.net
24. Katharine O'Moore-Klopf, http://www.kokedit.com
25. Kristie Langone, http://www.literaryfever.com
25. Kristy Taylor, http://www.editingaustralia.com
25. Adrienne deNoyelles, http://www.dragonmoonpress.com
25. J Alan Erwine, http://nomadicdeliriumpress.com
25. Terri Pray, http://underthemoon.org
25. Sue Ellen Gower, http://www.ellorascave.com
25. Christopher C. Teague, http://www.pendragonpress.net
25. Daniel Arenson, http://www.danielarenson.com
25. John Grant, www.pendragonpress.co.uk/
25. Mary Linn Roby, http://www.alphaediting.com/bios_mary.htm
26. Sonya Bond, http://freyasbower.com
26. Valerie Griswold-Ford, http://www.dragonmoonpress.com
26. Lai Zhao, http://www.dragonmooonpress.com
26. Connie Alberts, http://www.changelingpress.com
26. Lynn Stranathan, http://www.yarddogpress.com
26. Diana Carlile, http://thewildrosepress.com
26. Jerry Wright, http://www.bewilderingpress.com/
26. Carole Genz, http://ellorascave.com
26. Affordable Manuscript Assessments, http://www.affordablemanuscriptassessments.com
26. Lisa Jackson, http://sirenpublishing.com
26. Adam Nevill, http://www.cheek-books.com/
26. Stefani Kelsey, http://mojocastle.com
26. Jennifer Colgan, http://sirenpublishing.com
26. Joe Morey, http://darkregions.com/
26. Jordan M. Bobe, http://www.darkenedhorizons.com/
26. Cindy Vallar, http://www.wings-press.com
26. Mary Nuyen, http://www.sirenpublishing.com
26. Shannon Combs, http://www.ellorascave.com
26. Nancy Baker, http://cobblestone-press.com

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