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Books from Critters!

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

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)

Space Travel for SF Writers

Hot off the presses from ReAnimus Press! Space Travel - A Science Fiction Writer's Guide— An indispensible tool for all SF writers that explains the science you need to help you make your fiction plausible. (Also via Amazon)


I was interviewed live on public radio for Critters' birthday, for those who want to listen.

Free Web Sites

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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

If you're looking for great stuff to read from bestselling and award-winning authors—look no further! ReAnimus Press was founded by your very own Critter Captain. (And with a 12% Affiliate program.) [More]








Preditors & Editors Poll results

Preditors & Editors Poll results

Official Results

[Updates after final tally publication]

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Standings for category: bookeditor

1. Leslie Hodges, [link]
2. Cindy Davis, [link]
3. Smoky Trudeau, [link]
4. Michelle L Devon, [link]
5. Laura Kelly, [link]
6. Ann Curtis, [link]
7. Kelli Collins, [link]
7. Loretta Sylvestre, [link]
8. Allison Byers, www.thewildrosepress.com
9. Deborah Nemeth

11. J. Travis Grundon, [link]
11. Mark Deniz, [link]
12. Lori Graham, [link]
13. Chere Gruver, [link]
14. Christie Kraemer, [link]
14. Georgia Woods, [link]
15. Alessia Brio, [link]
15. Zetta Brown, [link]
16. P. June Diehl, [link]
16. Cindy Bauer, [link]
16. Kat Thompson
16. Kris Jacen, [link]
17. Lori LeBonde, [link]
18. Lea Schizas, [link]
18. Nicola Martinez, [link]
18. Sheri Ross Fogarty, [link]
19. Tina Gerow, [link]
19. Kelly Schaub, [link]
19. Judith B. Glad, [link]
20. Pamela Griffin (The Shine Journal), [link]
20. Joelle Walker, [link]
21. Lynn West, [link]
21. Angela James, [link]
21. Chris Speakman, [link]
22. Lee Morris, [link]
22. JW Schnarr, [link]
22. Christine Allen-Riley
23. Helen Woodall, [link]
23. Pamela Tyree Griffin, [link]
23. Danielle Ackley-McPhail, www.sidhenadaire.com
24. Amanda Pillar, [link]
24. Jana J. Hanson
24. Spencer Glenn, [link]
24. Emma Wayne Porter, www.lyricalpress.com
24. D. L. King, [link]
24. Rob Parnell, [link]
24. Eric T. Reynolds, [link]
24. Stacy Holmes, [link]
24. Crystalwizard, [link]
24. Sherri Lee, [link]
24. Lily Richards, [link]
24. Catherine Snodgrass, [link]
25. Chuck Wightman, [link]
25. Sasha Knight, [link]
25. Helgaleena, [link]
25. Betty Dobson, [link]
25. Margaret Riley, [link]
25. Tim Deal, [link]
25. Anne Scott, [link]
25. Sandra Hicks, [link]
25. Mary K. Wilson, [link]
25. Publisher: Writers Exchange E-Publishing, [link]
25. Pete Crowther, [link]
25. Laurie M. Rauch, [link]
25. Shannon Perry, [link]
25. Edward McKeown, [link]
25. Neil Plakcy, [link]
25. T D McKinney, [link]
25. Christopher Fletcher, [link]
25. Tonya Nagle, [link]
25. Kat Lively, [link]
25. Maria Clayton, [link]
25. Rosalie Franklin , [link]
25. Misty Gersley and Kim Sumek, [link]
25. Beth Morgan, [link]
26. Stephanie Balistreri, [link]
26. Diana Carlile, [link]
26. Nan Swanson, [link]
26. Terri Schaeffer, [link]
26. Daverana Enterprises, [link]
26. David B. Riley, [link]
26. Tyree Campbell, [link]
26. Joe Morey, [link]
26. Lisa Clancy , [link]
26. Jean Cooper, [link]
26. EJ Gilmer, [link]
26. Linda Ingmanson, [link]
26. Jill Noble, [link]
26. Mary Moran, [link]
26. Bethany Morgan, [link]
26. Blood-Red Pencil, [link]
26. Alisa Krasnostein, [link]
26. Jennifer Brozek, www.jenniferbrozek.com/
26. Tera Kleinfelter, [link]
26. KOK Edit, [link]

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