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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.

Stayin' Alive

If you want to make a career of SF writing, STAYING ALIVE - A WRITER'S GUIDE by three-time SFWA President Norman Spinrad, published by your Critter Captain's ReAnimus Press, is an indispensable guide to the inside workings of the SF publishing industry by an expert.


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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

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New!New category this year: 'Promotional Firms, Sites, and Resources', for companies that do promotional work for authors, are sites where authors can promote their work, or offer resources for same.

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

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

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Standings for category: reviewsite

1. Bitten by Books, [link] [comments]
2. Night Owl Reviews, [link] [comments]
3. Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer, [link] [comments]
4. WebbWeaver, [link] [comments]
5. Once Upon a romance, [link] [comments]
6. Long and Short Reviews / Whipped Cream Reviews, [link] [comments]
7. Fantasy Literature, [link] [comments]
8. Jessewave, [link] [comments]
9. reviews by jessewave, [link] [comments]

10. Elisa - My Reviews & Ramblings, [link] [comments]
11. Joyfully Reviewed, [link] [comments]
12. Kevin's Corner, [link] [comments]
13. Speak Its Name, [link] [comments]
14. The Romance Studio, [link] [comments]
15. DarkDivasReviews, [link] [comments]
16. Love Western Romances, [link] [comments]
16. Coffee Time Romance, [link] [comments]
17. Good Gabble Book Reviews, [link] [comments]
17. Grasping for the Wind, [link] [comments]
18. Seriously Reviewed,
18. Gemstone Reviews, [link]
19. Dark Wolf's Fantasy Reviews, [link]
19. Sonar4 Landing Dock Reviews, [link]
20. The Future Fire Reviews, [link]
20. Three Dollar Bill Reviews, [link] [comments]
20. All Things Urban Fantasy, [link]
20. Literary Nymphs Reviews Only, [link]
20., [link] [comments]
21. Tangent Online, [link]
21. You Gotta Read Reviews, [link]
21. Mrs. Giggles, [link]
21. aobibliosphereâ„¢, [link] [comments]
22. The Season, [link]
22. Queer Magazine Online, [link]
22. Wicked Readings by Tawania, [link]
22. BookWenches, [link]
22. The Romance Reviews, [link] [comments]
22. Fang-tastic Books, [link]
23. Babbling About Books, and More!, [link]
23. Flying With Red Haircrow, [link]
23. Huntress Reviews, [link] [comments]
23. YA Books Central, [link]
23. Baryon Magazine, [link]
23. Ebook Addict Reviews, [link]
23. Fantasy Book Critic, [link]
23. MicheleNJeff Reviews, [link]
23. Rise Reviews, [link]
23. Only the Best SciFi/Fantasy, [link]
23. Happily Ever After, [link] [comments]
23. Book Series Reviews, [link]
23. AussieAuthors, [link]
23. Speculative Faith, [link]
23. PNR Reviews, [link]
23. Paperback Dolls, [link] [comments]
23., [link]
23. Val Pearson
23. The Ranting Dragon, [link]
23. A Tale of Many Reviews, [link]

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