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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)


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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!

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Announcing ReAnimus Press

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Standings for Horror Novels

1. Sustenance, Nate D. Burleigh, Rainstorm Press, [link][comments]

2. Finding Poe, Leigh M. Lane, Cerebral Books, [link][comments]
3. Dyal Harvest, Lori Michelle, Rainstorm Press, [link][comments]
4. S.P.I.R.I.T. Fire Storm, Dawn Gray, Anchor Group[comments]
5. Born of Blood, SB Knight, MuseItUp Publishing, [link][comments]
6. The Dollmaker, Justin Robinson, MuseItUp Publishing [comments]
7. The R33PR Virus, Nathan Barnes, KnightWatch Press, [link][comments]
7. The Cage Legacy, Nicholas Conley, Post Mortem Press, [link][comments]
8. Demon Bayou, Tamara A. Lowery, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
9. Halo of the Damned, Dina Rae, Eternal Press, [link][comments]
10. Soul Stealers, Steven Marshall, SNM Horror Mag, [link][comments]

11. The Last Vampire Standing, Tony-Paul de Vissage, Class Act Books, [link]
12. Silent Sand, Sam Stone, House of Murky Depths, [link]
13. Spinner, Dustin LaValleu, Black Bed Sheet Books, [link][comments]
14. Blindspots, David Sakmyster, Seven Realms Publishing, [link][comments]
14. The Red Girl, Luke Walker, Musa Publishing, [link]
15. Sleep Stalker, Patrick Royal, Wild Child Publishing, [link][comments]
15. What Gets Left Behind, Mark West, Spectral Press [comments]
15. Days with the Undead: Book One, Julianne Snow, Sirens Call Publications, [link]
16. Bridge Over Hell, Michael A Anderson, Perseid Press, [link]
17. Dracula's Demeter, Doug Lamoreux, Stylus-of-Iron, [link][comments]
17. morganville vampires, rachel caine, new american library [comments]
17. She's Not So Ordinary, J.D.Rebel, ASJ Publishing, [link]
18. The Mighty Quinn, Paula R. Stiles, Dark Continents Publishing, [link]
18. Revenge, Adrian Scott, Rebecca J. Vickery, [link]
18. The Ritual, Adam Nevill, St. Martin's Griffin, [link]
18. The Fleshless Man, Norman Prentiss, Delirium Books, [link]
18. Charla, Alexander Beresford, Black Bed Sheet Books, [link][comments]
18. Inkarna, Nerine Dorman, Dark Continents Publishing, [link]
18. The Book of Paul, Richard Long, Open Eyes, [link]
19. Jennings Grove, J. Aaron Parish, Graveside Tales, [link]
19. Wolf Hunter, J.L. Benet, Belfire Press, [link]
19. Once Upon A Zombie, Storm Stoker, Whiskey Creek Press, [link]
19. The Cold Spot, JG Faherty, Delirium Books, [link][comments]
19. Sub Rosa (The Alex Wade Novels) , Edward collins, [link]
19. Bottled Abyss, Benjamin Kane Ethridge, Redrum, [link]
19. Crucible of Fate, Mary Calmes, Dreamspinner Press, [link]
19. The Girl, Bryan Hall, Angelic Knight Press, [link]
19. Cemetery Club, JG Faherty, Journalstone, [link][comments]
19. Revelation, Erica Hayes, Berkeley Publishing, [link][comments]
19. Badass Zombie Road Trip, Tonia Brown, Books of the Dead, [link]
19. Beautiful Monster, by Mimi A. Williams and Jared S. Anderson, Damnation Books, [link]
19. Ragnarok Rising: The Awakening, DA Roberts, Pendraig Publishing, [link]
20. Tool Shed, Armand Rosamilia, Angelic Knight Press, [link]
20. Nerves, John Palisano, Bad Moon Books, [link]
20. Keep Your Crowbar Handy, S.P. Durnin, Mayday Collective, [link]
20. Bad Choices, fran lewis, world castle, [link][comments]
20. Bloodline Of Darkness, C.A.Milson, ASJ Publishing, [link]
20. Descent Into Madness, Michael LaRocca, Mocha Memoirs Press, [link]
20. Tribesmen, Adam Cesare, Ravenous Shadows, [link]
20. Oasis, Joan De La Haye, Fox Spirit, [link]
20. Demon Hunter: Saga, Cynthia Vespia, Original Cyn Advertising, [link]
20. The Snow, Simon Ross, Eternal Press, [link]

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