New entry May 06
Critters is 25!
Last November, Critters turned 25 years old! 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.
The Sigil TrilogyIf 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.
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)
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!
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]
Critters Poll results
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Standings for Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Stories
1. A Wereshark’s Memoir, Justin T. O’Conor Sloane, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link][comments]
2. The Dreamquest Beast, Jon Black, 18thWall Productions, [link][comments]
3. The Ballad of Crayer Nay'noth, Alex Azar, Shackle Bound Books, [link]
4. SHARNATHIUM, Wulf Moon, Galaxy's Edge Magazine, [link][comments]
5. Facing Reality, Yelena Crane, Flat Thirdiron, [link][comments]
6. The Two-Faced Miracle of Justice Father Win, Susan Rukeyser, Simultaneous Times, [link][comments]
7. War Hero, Lee Garratt, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
8. The Squid is My Brother, Mike Jack Stoumbos, Galaxy Press [comments]
9. Freight Elevator, Jerome Berglund, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
9. Blame It On The Trees, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Jersey Pines Ink, [link][comments]
10. A Word of Power, David Farland, Galaxy Press, [link]
10. The Horn, Zdravka Evtimova, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
11. The Whole World in My Hands, Hunter Liguore, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
12. Starship Tales, David Barber, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
12. Lady Blackwing Earns Her Mask, Devorah Fox, Mike Byrnes & Assoc., Inc., [link]
13. Three Wishes, Sadie Maskery, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
13. A Knife in My Drawer, Zdravka Evtimova, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
13. Psychic Poker, Lazarus Black, Galaxy Press, [link]
13. The Phantom Carnival, M. Elizabeth Ticknor, Galaxy Press, [link][comments]
13. Unwinding the Clock, Brandon Case, Third Flatiron, [link][comments]
13. A Slithy Tove, Harris Coverley, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
13. What Lemons Tasted Like, Andrew Najberg, Psychopomp Magazine, [link][comments]
13. It All Happens on the Bridge..., Sergio PALUMBO, Schlock Magazine, [link]
14. Do You Know Why We Stopped You, David Lee Zweifler, The Dread Machine, [link]
14. Lady Blackwing Gets Her Moniker, Devorah Fox, Mike Byrnes & Assoc., Inc., [link]
14. Fire and Amulet, Helen Henderson, BWL Publishing, [link]
14. Buscando un Lugar, Diana Cardoso, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
14. The Crier, Mike Neis, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
14. Speculation, Ari J Officer, Zombies Need Brains LLC, Brave New Worlds [link]
14. Accident Prone, Nick Hartland, Starship Sloane Publishing Company, Inc., [link]
14. Chasing Whispers, Eugen Bacon, Raw Dog Screaming Press, [link]
14. The Stolen Santa, Gabriella Bradley, Extasy Books, [link]
14. Signal Moon, Kate Quinn, Amazon Original Stories, [link][comments]
14. 9 Dystopias, Monica Louzon, Paranoid Tree, [link][comments]
14. The Hotchkiss, Pierre Lawrence, Draft2Digital, [link],com/dp/B09WN5MHJ2