[The Critter Captain's Tesla FAQ]


Ahoy, Critterfolk!
New entry Jun 06

Critter Notices

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.

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

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!

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]

New!Critique.org now has Workshops for Everything — all genres, music, video, photography, art, apps.....

New!Also Enter and Vote the Best Idea Contest — $$ Cash prizes

New!See also the Best-Ever Voters Poll for the best works ever written (not just in the last year)

Brought to you by
The NewNewForum.com - read about the newest projects and announce yours here
Wishes for the Future - What would you want to see in the future? Self-driving cars? Shooting a movie in your head? Read and add yours...

Standings for category: novelsf

1. Goddess Fire, Meg Westley, Comfort Publishing, [link]
2. Molly Fyde and the Parsona Rescue, Hugh Howey, NorLightsPress.Com, [link]
3. The Gateway, Glenn G. Thater, CreateSpace, [link]
4. Magic, Mensa and Mayhem, Karina Fabian, Swimming Kangaroo Books, [link]
5. Woman of Honor, Nicole Zoltack, Desert Breeze Publishing, [link]
6. Sorrow, John Lawson, Drollerie Press, [link]
7. Flank Hawk, Terry W. Ervin II, Gryphonwood Press, [link]
8. Burnout: the mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281, Stephanie Osborn, Twilight Times Books, [link]
9. Destineers Journal of Fantasy Nations, Bobby and NA Sharpe, Lulu, [link]

11. A Human Reaction, Peter Ashley, LL-Publications, [link]
12. Kiss of Darkness, Jennifer St. Giles, Pocket, [link]
13. Escape from Byzantium, Mark Mellon, Withersin, [link]
14. Warrior of Darkness, Marie Bilodeau, Absolute XPress, [link]
14. Prime Evil, Heather Long, Sapphire Blue Publishing, [link]
15. The Edge of Desperation, Jason Edding/James Buchanan, MLR Press, [link]
15. Apostle of Asphodel, Celina Summers, Aspen Mountain Press, [link]
16. Fugue Macabre: Bone Dance, C.J. Parker, Sapphire Blue Publishing
17. The Black Act, Louise Bohmer, Library of Horror Press, [link]
18. Belle Starr, Belinda McBride, Loose Id, [link]
18. Dragon Storm, Bianca D’Arc, Samhain Publishing, Ltd., [link]
18. The Real Mother Goose, Selena Kitt, Excessica Publishing, [link]
19. One Soul for Sale, Cate Masters, Eternal Press, [link]
19. The Halfling's Court: A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale, Danielle Acklely-McPhail, Dark Quest Books, www.sidhenadaire.com/books/HC.htm
19. Just My Luck, Gail Koger, Whispers Publishing, [link]
19. Surrender Love, Kayelle Allen, Loose Id, [link]
19. Sha'Daa: Tales of the Apocalypse, Michael H. Hanson, Altered Dimensions Press, [link]
20. Born of Darkness, Rita Vetere, Lyrical Press Iinc.
20. Soul of a Guardian, Angela Verdenius, Wings ePress, [link]
21. MageSign, Alan Baxter, Blade Red Press, [link]
21. Rogue Dancer, K. M. Tolan, Champagne Books, [link]
21. Demon Mistress, Yasmine Galenorn, Berkley (Mass Market), [link],,9780425228647,00.html?Demon_Mistress_Yasmine_Galenorn
21. Trio of Seduction, Cassie Ryan, Kensington, [link]
21. Me and My Shadow, Katie MacAlister, Signet
21. Mrs Darcy vs The Aliens, Jonathan Pinnock, Mrs Darcy's Electric Press, [link]
22. The Epsilon Eridani Alternative, Beth Groundwater, Virtual Tales, [link]
23. Bride of Tranquility, Tracy S. Morris, Yard Dog Press, [link]
23. A Warrior's Duty, JR Tomlin, Swimming Kangaroo Books, [link]
23. The Solar Sea, David Lee Summers, LBF Books, [link]
23. The Better Part of Darkness, Kelly Gay, Simon & Schuster: Pocket Books, [link]
23. The Red Tree, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Roc, [link]
23. Like Mayflies in a Stream, Shauna Roberts, Hadley Rille Books, [link]
24. Control, Manna Francis, Casperian Books, [link]
24. Life Through Cellophane, Gillian Polack, Eneit Press, [link]
24. ForEvver, Susanne Marie Knight, Awe-Struck Publishing, [link]
24. The Cat That Made Nothing Something Again, James D. Maxon, CreateSpace, [link]
24. Quest for the Simurgh, Marva Dasef, Texas Boy Publications, [link]
24. Change of Heart, Mary Calmes, Dreamspinner Press, [link]
24. Warbreaker, Brandon Sanderson, Tor, [link]
25. Chaos Embraced, Carol Hightshoe, Double Dragon
25. Diving into the Wreck, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Pyr, [link]
25. The Demon War Series Book 2: STORM RISING, Daniel Calhoun, Whiskey Creek Press, [link]
25. Crown of Vengeance, Stephen Zimmer, Seventh Star Press, [link]
25. Fairy With A Gun: The Collected Terrorbelle, Patrick Thomas, Padwolf, [link]
25. Remastering Jerna, Ann Somerville, PD Publishing, [link]
25. Matchmaker's Misery, Brenna Lyons, Phaze, [link]
25. Eve of Darkness, S. J. Day, Tor Books, [link]
25. Evergreen, Bruce Golden, Zumaya Otherworlds, [link]
25. Broken Vessels, Brandon Bell, M-BraneSF
26. GemInI Souls, Myristica, Dark Roast Press, [link]
26. Dark Elves VI: Awakening, Jet Mykles, Loose Id, [link]
26. Ruling Eden, Michelle Picard, Crescent Moon Press, [link]
26. While the Gods Sleep, Johnny Fincham, Virtual Tales, [link]
26. Mudflat Toy Boy, Phoebe Matthews, BookStrand, [link]
26. The Basingstoke Chronicles, Robert Appleton, Uncail Press, [link]
26. Sky Seeds, Grayson Moran, Adoro Books, [link]
26. Shadow Walk: The Gathering, Erin Collins, LSP Digital, LLC, [link]
26. THE DEMON WAR SERIES Book 1: BOW AND BLADE, Daniel Calhoun, Whiskey Creek Press, [link]
26. Mystic Investigators, Patrick Thomas, Dark Quest Books, [link]
26. Jack of all Trades, K C Shaw, Ancient Tomes Press, [link]
26. Charlie Runs Rings Around the Earth, Robert Appleton, Lyrical Press, [link]
26. Mask, Jan Irving, Dreamspinner Press, [link]
26. Gaea, Robina Williams, Twilight Times Books, [link]
26. Starship: Flagship, Mike Resnick, Pyr, [link]
27. A Perfect Symmetry, Jeanne Barrack, Liquid Silver Books, [link]
27. Gnomes of Suburbia, Viola Grace, Devine Destinies, [link]
27. The Wavelength of Maybird, Lucien E. G. Spelman, Absent Willow Review, [link]
27. Demon Hunter: Seek & Destroy, Cynthia Vespia, Aspen Mountain Press, [link]
27. Maevellous Hairy, Mark A Rayner, Crossing Chaos Enigmatic Ink, [link]
27. Immortal, Valjeanne Jeffers, Smashwords, https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/5713
27. Tree Tops, Cammy May Hunnicutt, Adoro Cyberlit, [link]
27. Prophets: Apotheosis 1, S. Andrew Swann, DAW Books, [link]
27. The Evil in Pemberly House, Philip Jose Farmer & Win Scott Eckert, Subterranean, [link]
27. Wolfbreed, S.A. Swann, Ballantine Spectra, [link]
27. Heart's Desire, Jennifer St. Clair, Writers-Exchange Epublishing, [link]
27. Zerah's Chosen, Isabelle Santiago, Drollerie Press, [link]
27. Dice of God, Tyree Campbell, Sam's Dot Publishing, [link]
27. Eyes And Knives, Pete Malicki, Helm Publishing, [link]
27. Misty Dreams, C.J. Parker, Wild Rose Press, [link]
27. The Book Of Dreams, O.R. Melling, Amulet Books, [link]
27. The Vector, MCM, 1889 Labs Ltd., [link]
27. Guardians of the Gate, Ami Blackwelder, ireadiwrite E-Publisher, [link]
27. Long Way Down, Paul Carr, ePress-online, Inc, [link]
27. Stones of Time: Book Two of the Damewood Trilogy, Erin Durante, Leucrota Press, [link]
27. The Psionic Man, Donald H Sullivan, Lulu, [link]
27. Sandman Slim, Richard Kadrey, HarperCollins, [link]
27. The Blood That Bonds, Christopher Buecheler, Smashwords, https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/4344
27. Secrets of the Sands, Leona Wisoker, Mercury Retrograde Press, [link]
27. White Queen, Black Queen, Joe Vadalma, Renaissance E-Books, [link]
27. Star of the Revolution, Dave Kuzminski, Smashwords, https://www.smashwords.com/
27. Heart Change, Robin D. Owens, Berkley Sensations, [link]
27. Nexus Point, Jaleta Clegg, Cyberwizard Productions, www.nexuspoint.info
27. Corambis, Sarah Monette, Ace, [link]
27. Stop the war, Gabriel Timar, Write Words Inc, [link]
27. Sins of the Messiah, Reno MacLeod and Jaye Valentine, CreateSpace, [link]
27. Under the Amoral Bridge, Gary Ballard, CreateSpace, [link]
27. The Shadow Seer, Fran Jacobs, Writers Exchange Epublishing, [link]
27. Samhain's Embrace, Jesse Fox, Dark Roast Press, [link]

Looking for something to do?


▶ Vote in another category

▶ Help your favorite win! - Share on Facebook - Tweet on Twitter

▶ Vote in our Best Ever Written Poll

New! ▶ Read great ebooks The votemaster runs ReAnimus Press - Breathing life into great books - Publishing books by bestselling and awardwinning authors - free tools for authors

▶ Critique.org — Workshops for everything creative

▶ Aburt's Future of the Book Blog and useful tools for writers

And please check out our sponsors!—

Critters Writers' Workshop

ReAnimus Press

Termination of Species

Creating Short Fiction

[Random Critters Author Ad]
Ad for Jim Keane

Conquering the Film and TV Audition

Free web hosting at Nyx.net

[Random Critters Author Ad]
Ad for Carole Ann Moleti

ReAnimus Press Books


[via ►PayPal or: Square]
Happy minion   Happy minion — last donation was recent. About $500 to go. A big Thank You! to Lin Faloon, Fran Eisemann, Philip Lindeman, and lots of other Critterfolk for their contributions!

Critters is entirely funded by donations from Critterfolk like you, so yours is most appreciated. Click here to make the minions happy. Every dollar helps. Thanks for your support!