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

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

New!Convert your work to ebooks! Read great ebooks! The votemaster runs ReAnimus Press

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

[Tallies for...
Print/Electronic Novels pages:
Horror | Romance | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Erotica |
Mystery | Thriller | Children's | Young Adult | All other |
Short Stories pages:
Horror | Romance | Science Fiction & Fantasy | All other |
Anthologies page | Poems page | Nonfiction articles page |
Other Categories:
Artwork page | Book/e-book Cover Artwork page |
Magazine/e-zine Cover Artwork page |
Authors page | Poets page | Artists page |
Book/e-book Editors page | Magazine/e-zine Editors page |
Print/Electronic Book Publishers page |
Review site | Bookstore | Promotional Firms, Sites, and Resources page |
Fiction 'zines page | Poetry 'zines page | Nonfiction 'zines page |
Writers' Discussion Forum page | Writers' Workshop page |
Writers' Resource/Information/News Source page |
Current standings | Best EVER Poll | Report an Error |

Standings for All other Short Stories

1. The Silent Hills, Derek Thompson, Musa Publishing, [link][comments]

2. Death Takes a Snow Day, Cindy Rosmus, Pulp Metal Magazine, [link][comments]
3. Harry Charters Chronicles, Graham Smith, Trestle Press, [link][comments]
4. Trick-or-Spells, Billy Burgess, knowonder!, [link][comments]
5. Maynard Soloman Proves Santa Claus is Real, Benjamin Sobieck, Trestle Press, [link][comments]
6. noanglish, Pete Sortwell, Alma Books, [link]
7. Rowan's Folly, Darren Sant, Trestle Press, [link][comments]
8. Magic and Mayhem, Violetta Antcliff, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
9. BEST MATES AND LOVERS, David Barber, Thrillers, Killers 'n' Chillers, [link][comments]
10. The Forget-Me-Nots, Ginger Simpson, Muse It Up Publishing, [link]

11. Thicker Than Blood, Paul D Brazill, Dirty Noir, [link][comments]
12. Rosie By Name, Anne Brooke, Bluewood Publishing, [link]
13. Aidan's Story, Kissa Starling, Red Rose Publishing, [link][comments]
13. Sharpshooter, Kit Prate, Western Trail Blazer, [link]
14. Working Under Covers, Kat Holmes, Muse It Hot Publishing, [link]
15. Double-take Tales, Donna Brown, , [link]
15. All I Ever Wanted, Kissa Starling, Red Rose Publishing, [link]
15. Unwrap Me, Savannah Chase, Dare Empire, [link]
15. Lakeview Park: A Short Story Collection, Larry K. Collins, iUniverse, [link]
15. Carnival Night, Chris Newman, The Dark Season anthology, Dark Roast Press, [link][comments]
16. Liverpool 5, Luca Veste, Trestle Press, [link]
16. Elementary, My Dear Kathryn, Giselle Renarde, loveyoudivine Alterotica, [link]
16. Wolves of the West, Charlie Cochrane, MLR, [link]
16. What Heroes Do, Heather Kuehl, Flash Fiction Online, [link]
16. The Angel of Berlin, Red Haircrow, Flying With Red Haircrow, [link]
17. Only Love Can Break Your Heart, Fred Bubbers, Amazon, [link]
17. Short Stories I-IV, David M. Brown, David M. Brown, [link]
17. Miss Scout and the Lobsterman, Peggy Johnson, Amazon, [link][comments]
17. Hystericus, Paula Sophia, Etopia Press, [link]
17. [link], H.C.Brown, Noble Romance, [link]
17. Dual, JC Miller, [link][comments]
17. Once More for Old Times Sake, Peggy Lee Johnson, Amazon, [link]

Looking for something to do?


▶ View tallies in another category

▶ Vote in our Best EVER Written Poll

New! ▶ Read great ebooks or convert your work to ebooks! The votemaster runs ReAnimus Press - Breathing life into great books

▶ Critique.org — Workshops for Everything

▶ Read Aburt's Future of the Book Blog

And please check out our sponsors!—

Dr. Andrew Burt

P&E poll volunteer votemaster, founder of the world's first Internet service provider, a guy who writes stuff you might enjoy, founder of Critters Workshop (now with "Workshops for Everything"), the Black Holes response time tracker, NewNewForum.com, ReAnimus Press, ...
▶ Read Aburt's Future of the Book Blog
▶ ReAnimus Press - for readers & writers

▶ Best EVER Written Poll     ▶ Ebook Pricing Survey

▶ Smashwords "Nuclear Option" Assistant for authors

Critters Writers' Workshop

ReAnimus Press

Preditors & Editors

The Adventures of Chuckwagon Gin in Hell

American Goliath


[via ►PayPal or: Amazon]
Very Happy minion   Very Happy minion — last donation was today. About $2800 to go. A big Thank You! to Emily Smith, Gina Love, Charlotte Babb, 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!