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Critter Notices

Critters is 22!

Yes, 21 years ago Critters was born. Wow! Thanks so much to all of you, who've made it such a resounding success!

Books from Critters!

Check out Books by Critters for books by your fellow Critterfolk, as well as my list of recommended books for writers.

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)

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)

P&E Seeks New Caretaker

Unfortunately, much of the data on the P&E site has become stale and outdated, and needs a new caretaker with the time required to update the site. The listings are being removed until they can be updated by a new caretaker.

Note that the P&E/Critters Annual Readers Poll will run as usual in January.

If you are interested in taking the reins of P&E, and possess what's needed — at least 20hrs/week to volunteer, excellent investigative skills, in-depth knowledge of the publishing industry, ability to detect scams from not-scams, thick skin, good web site skills, good writing ability — please get in touch. Thanks for your interest!

Interviewed!

I'm being interviewed live on public radio for Critters 20th birthday. For those who want to listen, it's on the 10am (Mountain time) show on Thursday, 11/19/16, on Colorado Public Radio - www.cpr.org has streaming on the site or it's 90.1 FM in the Denver area. [Interview is done, you can listen on the site]

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!

Network speeding up

I'm switching the connection over to a new, shiny 10X faster network because of all the load. There might be bits of downtime as your boxes learn new addresses and things. Should be brief. Let me know of any prolonged outages you see.

Preditors & Editors Changeover

With the very sad passing of Dave Kuzminski, who ran P&E, I've taken over the P&E duties. Lots of what I hope are improvements; check it out at pred-ed.com.

Critters Server is Dying has been Replaced

See important details here in my blog. Let me know if you find anything that isn't working right. (Manuscripts are now available for this week, FYI.)

Book Recommendation

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Announcing ReAnimus Press

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Official Results

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Standings for Horror Novels

1. Losing Touch, Christian A. Larsen, Post Mortem Press, [link][comments]




2. Haunting of Ingersull Penitentiary, Victoria Roder, Muse It Up Publishing, [link][comments]
3. The Black Land, MJ Wesolowski, Blood Bound Books, [link][comments]
4. Silent Fathoms, Tamara A. Lowery, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
5. Demons, Dolls, & Milkshakes, Nelson W. Pyles, Post Mortem Press, [link][comments]
6. Shadow Lord, Tony-Paul de Vissage, Double Dragon Publishing, [link][comments]
7. Dying Days 3, Armand Rosamilia, Rymfire Books, [link][comments]
8. What Happens in the Darkness, Monica J. O'Rourke, Sinister Grin Press, [link][comments]
8. Vampire Therapy:Jackson and Eva, Shebat Legion, CHBB, [link]
9. Man in the Wall, Ben Larken, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link]
10. Dracula: In the Flesh, Tracey H. Kitts writing as T.K. Hardin, Amazon, [link]
10. The Melting Dead, Doug Lamoreux, Stylus-of-Iron, [link][comments]




11. Steel Rose, Barbara Custer, Eternal Press [comments]
11. Doctor Sleep, Stephen King, Simon & Schuster, [link][comments]
12. Waking Up Dead, Margo Bond Collins, Solstice Shadows, [link][comments]
12. Wolf Man, John Reinhard Dizon, Damnation Books, [link][comments]
12. House of Small Shadows, Adam Nevill, Pan Macmillan, [link][comments]
12. Habeas Corpse, Nikki Hopeman, Blood Bound Books, [link][comments]
12. The Wilde Passions of Dorian Gray, Mitzi Szereto, Cleis Press, [link]
13. Family Dinner, AMrx Scioneaux, Hazardous Press, [link]
13. Regina Puckett's Short Tales of Horror, Regina Puckett, Punk & Sissy Publications, [link]
13. Dark Recollections, Chris Philbrook, Independent, [link]
13. Ghoultown, October Weeks, Musa Publishing, [link]
13. Enter Night, Richard Schiver, Abiss Books, [link]
13. The Absence of Light, J. Daniel Stone, Villipede Publications, [link][comments]
14. Nettie and the Shepherd, Brick Marlin, Whiskey Creek Press, [link], [link][comments]
14. Fatal Submission, Nicole Austin, Ellora's Cave, [link]
14. Call of the Jersey Devil, Aurelio Voltaire, Spence City, [link][comments]
14. 13, Julie Elizabeth Powell, Julie Elizabeth Powell, [link]
14. Tearstone, David L. Day, Belfire Press, [link]

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