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Critters is 25!

This November, Critters is 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.

New Book from a Critter Member

**NOW IN PRINT EDITION TOO!** Awesome new book, HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SPECULATIVE FICTION OPENINGS, from a Critter member whose unearthed a shard of The Secret to becoming a pro writer. Really good piece of work. "...if you're at all concerned about story openings, you'd be nuts not to read what Qualkinbush has to say." —Wil McCarthy, author of BLOOM and THE COLLAPSIUM

Stayin' Alive

If you want to make a career of SF writing, STAYING ALIVE - A WRITER'S GUIDE by three-time SFWA President Norman Spinrad, published by your Critter Captain's ReAnimus Press, is an indispensable guide to the inside workings of the SF publishing industry by an expert.


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

2006 Official Results

[Category list]

Standings for category: Magazine/e-zine Editors

1. Jennifer Stewart, http://www.write101.com/archives/index.htm
2. Bill Snodgrass, http://www.theswordreview.com/
3. Joseph R.G. de Marco, http://www.mystericale.com
4. write101
4. Barbara Quinn, http://www.theroseandthornezine.com
5. Shaiha, http://www.loveromances.com
6. Christina Katz, http://www.writersontherise.com
7. Dorothy Thompson, http:// http://www.thewriterslife.net
8. C. Hope Clark, http://www.fundsforwriters.com
9. BJ Bourg, http://www.mouthfullofbullets.com
10. Kelley Hartsell, http://www.ck2skwipsandkritiques.com
10. Tiffany Tripp, http://www.morningstarliteraryjournal.com/

11. Bret Wright, http://www.apollos-lyre.com
12. Tony Burton, http://www.crimeandsuspense.com
13. Steve Upham, http://www.screamingdreams.com/estronomicon.htm
13. Bev Walton-Porter, http://bevwaltonporter.com
13. Carol Hightshoe, http://www.loreleisignal.com/LoreleiSignal.html
14. Lea Schizas, http://leaschizaseditor.tripod.com/
14. David Lee Summers, http://www.davidleesummers.com
14. M. G. Tarquini, http://www.spinetinglermag.com/
14. Cheryl Wright, http://www.writer2writer.com
14. Gracie Passette, http://www.sex-kitten.net/
15. Marilyn Peake, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/marilynpeake
15. Jason Sizemore, http://www.apexdigest.com
16. J Alan Erwine, http://www.samsdotpublishing.com
16. Mysterical-E, http://www.critters.org/predpoll/zineeditor.shtml
16. Nancy Cavanaugh, http://www.fandanglemagazine.com
16. Tamara McHatton, http://www.suitemag.com
17. write101
17. Sandra Ruttan, http://www.spinetinglermag.com/staff.htm
17. Patti Kurtz, http://www.riverwalkjournal.org/
18. D, http://www.ookami.co.uk
18. Jeff Kingston Peirce, www.therapsheet.blogspot.com
18. Fiona Glass, http://www.forbiddenfruitzine.com
19. Don Webb & Jerry Wright, http://bewilderingstories.com
19. Lee Garrett, http://www.speculativefictioncentre.com
19. Kay Derwydd, http://www.eroticdreamspublishing.com/EroticDreams
19. chris bartholomew, http://staticmovementonline.com
19. The RGR Overlords, http://raygunrevival.com
20. Betty Dobson, http://inkspotter.com
20. Beth Wodzinski, http://www.shimmerzine.com
20. Lauran Strail, http://moondance.org/2006/winter2006/columns/
20. Selena Thomason, http://www.dkamagazine.com
20. Anirban Ray Choudhury, http://www.quillandink.netfirms.com
21. Kaolin Fire Stockinger, http://http://www.gudmagazine.com/
21. Dee Gentle, http://paranormalromance.org/Paraphernalia.htm
21. Gary Markette, http://anotherealm.com
21. JG Faherty, http://www.doorwaysmagazine.com
22. Julia Temlyn, http://www.temlynwriting.com
22. J. Bruce Fuller, http://www.geocities.com/theshantytownanomaly
22. Edwina Harvey, http://www.andromedaspaceways.com
22. Roxanne Rhoads, http://www.tit-elation.com
22. Jennifer Dawson, http://www.flashme.wingedhalo.com
22. Djibril, http://futurefire.net
22. LaShaunda Hoffman, http://www.sormag.com
22. Jane Bowers, http://www.romrevtoday.com
22. Marci Baun, http://www.wildchildpublishing.com/
22. William Sanders, http://www.helixsf.com
22. Elizabeth Guy, http://www.readingwriters.com/TheVERB.htm
22. Matt Nicholson, http://www.darkerpleasures.com/
23. Adam DH Torkelson, http://www.horrorcarousel.com/
23. Kevin Burton Smith, http://www.thrillingdetective.com
23. Kristy Taylor, http://www.writingaustralia.com
23. Jacqueline Druga-Johnson, http://www.lbfbooks.com
23. Eric Marin, http://literary.erictmarin.com
23. David C. Kopaska-Merkel, http://home.comcast.net/~sheilakmerkel/dreamsandnightmares.html
23. Joe Dickerson, http://www.hd-image.com
23. Tom Dooley, http://www.eclectica.com
23. Lisa A. Crayton, http://www.spiritledwriter.com/
23. Karen Meisner, http://www.strangehorizons.com
23. Reb Livingston, http://www.notellmotel.org
23. Larry Moffitt, http://religionandspirituality.com
23. Laurie Seidler, http://www.verbsap.com
23. Barry Ergang, http://www.fmam.biz
23. Michael LaRocca, http://www.chinarice.org
23. Joyce Ellen Armond, http://www.specromonline.com
23. Karen L. Newman, http://home.zoomnet.net/~karennew
23. Rebecca Brown, http://www.rebeccasreads.com


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