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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 who's 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

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.


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

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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

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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]








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1. Sparrow Alone on the Housetop, Jean James & Mary James, 4RV Publishing, [link][comments]

2. Isaac's Gun, Dan Strawn, Bluewood Publishing, [link][comments]
3. Mayan Calendar Girls, Team 2012, Adoro Books, [link][comments]
4. The Estrogen Posse, Sharon De Vita, Musa Publishing, [link][comments]
5. Light of the Heart, Regina Andrews, Desert Breeze Publishing, [link][comments]
6. Dance with the Devil, Pat Dale, Muse It Up Publishing, [link]
7. The Silver House, Janet French, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
7. Loyalty Binds Me, Joan Szechtman, Star Publish, [link][comments]
8. Aldric & Anneliese, Harry E. Gilleland, Jr, 4RV Publishing, [link][comments]
9. Odessa, Ginger Simpson, Eternal Press, [link][comments]
10. Riding to Sundown, Troy D. Smith, Western Trail Blazer, [link]
10. my 18th birthday, patricia lieb, Solstic Publishing, [link][comments]
10. White Savage, Larion Wills, MuseItUp, [link][comments]

11. A Necessary End, Diana Rubino, Moon Gypsy Press, [link][comments]
11. Jezebel's Wish, AJ Nuest, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
11. Born in Sarajevo, Snjezana Marinkovic, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
12. Broken Dreams, Nick Quantrill, Caffeine Nights, [link][comments]
13. Lucidity, Angela Burke, Solstice, [link]
13. The Incredible Heidi Wasabi, Helgaleena, Dark Roast Press, [link][comments]
14. The Bridge Between, Cate Masters, Whiskey Creek Press, [link]
15. The Great Lenore, JM Tohline, Atticus Books, [link]
15. The Henchmen's Book Club, Danny King, DK books , [link]
15. 10 Poems and Ampersands, Ralph-Michael Chiaia, Coatlism Press, [link]
15. Shards of Ashley, Book 5 of the Family Heirlooms Series, Karen Wiesner, Whiskey Creek Press, [link]
15. A Kingdom's Cost, J. R. Tomlinl, , [link]
15. Thwarted Queen, Cynthia Sally Haggard, Spun Stories Press, spunstories.com[comments]
15. Return to Crutcher Mountain, Melinda Clayton, Vanilla Heart, [link]
15. Alt Punk, Lavinia Ludlow, Casperian books, [link]
15. Among Women, J M Cornwell, Amazon/CreateSpace, [link]

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