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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)

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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Standings for Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels

1. Vexing Voss, Gail Koger, Loose Id, [link][comments]

2. Dark Liaison, J.D. Brown, MuseItUp Publishing, [link][comments]
3. Status Quo, Mark Rosendorf, Penumbra Publishing, [link][comments]
4. Worm, Steve Foreman, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
5. Soul Taker, Karen Michelle Nutt, Rebecca J. Vickery Publishing,[comments]
6. Refrain, Janie Franz, MuseItUp Publishing, [link][comments]
6. Timeless Night Book One in the New Camelot Series, Torie James, Breathless Press, [link][comments]
7. After the Fear, Roseanne Rivers, Immortal Ink Publishing, [link][comments]
8. Family and Love in the Time of Decline, Mike Arsuaga, MuseIt Up Publishing, [link][comments]
9. Walker's Run A Sanctuary Novel, Book One, Mel Favreaux, MuseItUp Publishing, [link][comments]
9. A Band of Roses, Book One in the Band of Roses Trilogy, Pat McDermott, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, [link][comments]
10. The Coal Elf, Maria DeVivo, Twilight Times Books, [link][comments]
10. Silent Heart, Susan Simone, J. Ellington Aston, [link]

11. Conception, William Hayashi, Xlibris, [link][comments]
11. The Harvest: Taken, M.A. Church, Storm Moon Press, [link]
12. Sinbad's War, Toni V. Sweeney, Double Dragon Publishing, [link]
12. Relics, Maer Wilson, Crescent Moon Press, [link]
13. Faizah's Destiny, Marva Dasef, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
13. Under the Huntress Moon, Kat Holmes, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
13. Bay's Mercenary, Unearthly World, C. L. Scholey, Torrid, [link][comments]
14. Sirion, Ivano Massari, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
14. Blood Rush (Demimonde #2), Ash Krafton, Pink Narcissus Press, [link]
15. Forgetting Fallenwood, Leslie D. Soule, Melange Books, [link]
16. Unveiling the Wizards' Shroud, Eric Price, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
16. A First Love Never Dies, Book 1 - Spi-Corp Series, Margaret Taylor, Author, [link][comments]
16. Beyond Sanctuary, Janet Morris, Perseid Press, [link][comments]
16. Quest for the Red Sapphire, Rival Gates, Solstice Publishing, [link]
17. The Cleansing, Sam Kates, Smithcraft Press, [link][comments]
17. Quest of the Hart, Mary Waibel, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
17. The Shattered Prism, Rebecca L. Frencl, Solstice Publishing, [link][comments]
17. Silent Fathoms, Tamara A. Lowery, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
18. Return of the Assassin, Donya Lynne, Phoenix Press, [link]
18. Blood Myth Book One of the Myth Series, Stacy A. Moran, Art of Safkhet, [link]
18. Ghosts of Engines Past, Sean McMullen, ReAnimus Press, [link][comments]
18. Blood Yellow, Book Two of the Blood Series, Ashley Nemer, Art of Safkhet, [link]
18. Akira's Choice, Vijaya Schartz, Desert Breeze Publishing, [link]
18. The Orb Of Truth, Brae Wyckoff, LR Publishing, [link]
18. Beverly Bronte Space Chick, James Hartley, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
18. Priceless: A Rylee Adamson Novel, Shannon Mayer, HiJinks Ink Publishing, [link]
18. shades of Deception, J.A. Clarke, Uncial Press, [link]
19. The Storm-Wing, v.2 of The Labors of Ki'shto'ba Huge-Head, Lorinda J. Taylor, Author, [link][comments]
19. Dreamwielder, Garrett Calcaterra, Diversion Books, [link]
19. Kill My Husband, Stanley Bruce Carter, Gypsy Shadow, [link]
19. I Am Automaton: A Military Science Fiction Novel, Edward P. Cardillo, Severed Press, [link]
19. Dark Shadow, Stephanie Burkhart, Desert Breeze Publishing, [link]
19. Imprisoned in Stone, Helen Henderson, Author, [link][comments]
19. Eden's Mark, D.M. Sears, Solstice Shadows, [link]
19. Cassie Scott: ParaNormal Detective, Christine Amsden, Twilight Times Books, [link]
19. Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective, Christine Amsden, Twilight Times Books, [link]
19. Cursed, Cate Masters, Decadent Publishing, [link]
19. A Memory of Light, Robert Jordan/Brandon Sanderson, TOR [comments]
20. Vivatera, Candace J. Thomas, Xchyler Publishing, [link][comments]
20. Pirates, Pirates!, Saoirse O'Mara, Author, [link]
20. The Sorcerer's Key, Clayton Bye, Chase Enterprises, [link][comments]
20. Jewel, Ashlynn Monroe, Loose ID, [link]
20. doomed, Tracy Deebs , Walker Childrens, [link]
20. Anselm, a Metamorphosis, Florence Byham Weinberg, Twilight Times Books, [link]
20. The Dog Stars, Peter Heller, Headline Review, [link][comments]
20. Wilder Mage, CD Coffelt, Musa Publishing, [link]
20. Inception (The Reaping Chronicles, 1), Teal Haviland, Embolden Press, [link]
20. Kingdom of the Jax, John B. Rosenman, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
20. Waters of Darkness, Smith and Bonadonna, Damnation Books, [link][comments]
20. A Warlord's Lady, Nicola E. Sheridan, Escape Publishing, Harlequin Australia, [link]
20. Virtual Blue, R. J. Sullivan, Seventh Star Press, [link]
20. Shh! It's a Secret, Daniel M. Kimmel, Fantastic Books, [link]
20. Artificial Gods, Thomm Quackenbush, Double Dragon Publishing, [link]
20. The Golden City, J. Kathleen Cheney, Roc, [link]
20. Rock Crazy, Rochelle Weber, Rochelle Weber, [link]

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