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Critter Notices

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 Trilogy

If 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!

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

2008 Official Results

[Category list]

Standings for category: Nonfiction articles

1. Book Promo 101 Promotional Articles and Tips, Nikki Leigh, , http://promo101articles.blogspot.com/
2. So You Wanna Be a Writer? Work for It, Bev Walton-Porter, Mike's Writing Newsletter, http://mikeswritingworkshop.blogspot.com/2008_05_01_archive.html
3. A Stitch Here, A Stitch There: Tailoring Your Marketing To Fit You, Brenna Lyons, The Broadsheet, http://www.broaduniverse.org/broadsheet/0811bl.html
4. Telling Time with the Sun, Moon, and Stars, Kassandra Radomki, Stories for Children Magazine, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/TellingTimeWiththeSun_Moon_Stars.aspx
5. Vampiric UFOs, Richard H. Fay, Hungur Magazine (Sam's Dot Publishing), http://samsdotpublishing.com/contents.htm
6. The Homeless on Vacation, peggy L. Johnson, Denver Voice, http://www.denvervoice.org/pdf/DV_2008_05.pdf
6. Counting Nuns, Christian A. Dumais, GUD Publishing, http://www.gudmagazine.com/vault/3/Counting+Nuns
7. Short-short Sighted: Writing the Short-short story, Bruce Holland Rogers, Flash Fiction Online, http://www.flashfictiononline.com/c20081202-counting-and-multiplying-three-six-nine-369-bruce-holland-rogers.html
7. Dinosaur Tracks in My Backyard, VS Grenier, Stories for Children Magazine, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/DinosaursTracksinMyBackyard.aspx
7. The Review Process, Sally Murphy, Writing World, http://www.writing-world.com/promotion/murphy1.shtml
8. The Comeback Story, Michelle Devon, Helium, http://www.helium.com/items/742910-the-greatest-comeback-story
8. Storytelling, E.E. Knight, Rogue Blades Entertainment, http://www.roguebladesentertainment.com/products/rb-presents/rb-presents-anthologies/return-of-the-sword/
9. The making of 'who is it? Australian animals of the night', Julie Murphy, Author's Den, http://www.authorsden.com/visit/viewarticle.asp?id=34884
9. Extra Credit with the Cunning Linguist, Giselle Renarde, Lucrezia Magazine, http://www.lucreziamagazine.com/index.php/editorial/blog-excerpts/79-blog-excerpts/175-donuts-a-desires-extra-credit-with-the-cunning-linguist
10. Mutant Popcorn, Nick Lowe, TTA Press, http://ttapress.com/category/interzone/
10. 'Great Designs, Greater Designer', Shirley Cheng, Dance with Your Heart! Publishing, http://www.shirleycheng.com
10. Look Out! That Bug's Loaded, Sandie Lee, Stories for Children, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/LookOutThatBugsLoaded.aspx
10. Talk Hard, Mikael Covey, Gloom Cupboard, http://www.gloomcupboard.com/2008/10/talk-hard-4.html


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