New entry May 06
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.
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.
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)
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]
Preditors & Editors Poll results
2008 Official Results
Standings for category: Artwork
1. A Grand Dilemma, Stephen Macquignon, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/AGrandDilemma.aspx
2. Pleasure After The Pain, Savannah Chase, http://www.redrosepublishing.com/bookstore/product_info.php?products_id=225
3. Knight of Sorrows - Marushan's last battle, E.J. Mickels II, http://hisart.us/pagefour23a.html
3. Bid For Love, Savannah Chase, http://www.lyricalpress.com/bid_for_love.html
4. The Professor Speaks, Richard H. Fay, http://cyberwizardproductions.com/AbandonedTowers/
4. Apocalypse Woman, Tyree Kimber, http://www.darkroastpress.com/apocalypsewoman.php
5. Scott's Zoo, Melissa Zepeda, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/ScottsSpecialZoo.aspx
5. Have Yourself a Zombie Little Christmas, Gin Fenton (GinELF), http://blackpetalsks.tripod.com/yellowmama/id238.html
5. Cash & Carry, Tim Broderick, http://timbroderick.net
6. Rookery Cove: Ocean's Call, Dawn Montgomery, http://changelingpress.com/product.php?&upt=book&ubid=895
7. Dreamcatcher, Bartlomiej Jurkowski, http://www.gudmagazine.com/vault/3/Dreamcatcher
7. Mele Kalikimaka, Martine Jardin, http://www.extasybooks.net/ebjmsite/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=ebook_flypage&product_id=4886&category_id=31&manufacturer_id=94&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=44
8. Beyond the Looking Glass, AP Miller, http://www.extasybooks.com
8. Children Of Bacchus, Andrew Grey, http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/currenttitles/childrenofbacchus/childrenofbacchusbuynow.htm
8. Shelter from the Storm, Joey Walnuts, http://mollywens.com
8. When Darkness Falls, Chris Morrow, http://www.aspenmountainpress.com/mystery-thriller/thriller/when-darkness-falls/prod_105.html
9. Murder Sucks, Ashley Waters, http://www.zumayapublications.com/title.php?id=7
9. Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood, and Communism, Haven Rich, http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Reluctant-Witness/Linda-Alexander/e/9781934678640/?itm=6
9. An Elf's Magic, Martine Hardin, http://www.extasybooks.net/ebjmsite/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=ebook_flypage&product_id=5045&category_id=31&manufacturer_id=65&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=44
9. The Savage King, Natalie Winters aka Mandy Roth, http://www.mandyroth.com/natalie_winters_cover_art.htm
10. Cross-Eyed Dragon Troubles, Dirk A. Wolf, http://www.hardshell.com
10. One Family's Christmas, K.C. Snider, http://www.guardianangelpublishing.com
10. Beauty and the Beasts, Christine Clavel, http://christine.clavel.free.fr/beauty.htm
10. The Silver Septagram, Caden Leigh, www.lyricalpress.com
10. Resisting Command, Jennifer Leeland, http://www.king-cart.com/cgi-bin/cart.cgi?store=linda018&cart_id=7641982.85635&product_name=Resisting+Command&return_page=&user-id=&password=&exchange=&exact_match=exact
10. The Best of the Bubbas of the Apocalyspe, Keith Berdak, http://benbellabooks.com
10. Children of the Triad: Sex Me II, Martine Jardin, http://www.extasybooks.net/ebjmsite/components/com_virtuemart/shop_image/product/c834db8e0b58a0eb4ead1bc8c5acb56c.jpg
10. NIGHTLIFE Anthology, Laura Shinn, http://www.readerseden.com/product.php?productid=423&cat=0&page=1
10. Scars on the Face of God, Deena Fisher, http://drolleriepress.com/Authors/?page_id=139
11. Dark Elves 5: Discovery , Anne Cain, http://www.loose-id.net/prod-Dark_Elves_5__Discovery-797.aspx
11. Steampunk, Patrick Reilly, http://preilly.deviantart.com/art/Steampunk-64546343
11. The Changling, Kelly Madden, http://www.wildchildpublishing.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=77&products_id=243
11. Greenland, Warwick Fraser-Coombe, http://ttapress.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/iz218cover.jpg
11. [December cover art], Julia Kelly, http://mylightmagazine.com/
11. Make a Joyful Noise, Chariss Walker, http://www.iuniverse.com/bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-000109251
11. Someone To Watch Over Me, Laura Shinn, http://www.readerseden.com/product.php?productid=422&cat=0&page=1
11. Information Age, Pat Jones, http://www.shitcreekreview.com/issue6/page7.htm?7
11. The Crown of Zeus, Christine Clavel, http://christine.clavel.free.fr/crown.htm
11. The Revenant Road, Deena Fisher, http://drolleriepress.com/bookshop/images/revanant2LR.jpg
11. Dellyn Fortress, Jamin Allen, http://kayelleallen.com/image/DellynFortress1024x768.jpg
11. Nature's Whim, Aline de Chevigny, http://redrosepublishing.com/bookstore/product_info.php?products_id=168
11. Red Lioness Tamed, David Burton, http://davidburtonart.net
11. Sex Party, Natalie Acres(A) and Jinger Heaston (Cover), http://www.sirenpublishing.com/natalieacres/
11. cherububble emagazine, Peter Allert, http://peterallert.com.au/
11. The Last Scream of Carnage, M.D. Jackson, http://www.roguebladesentertainment.com/products/rb-presents/rb-presents-anthologies/return-of-the-sword/