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.
Stayin' AliveIf 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.
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
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: Nonfiction Magazine/e-zines
1. PASS IT ON, http://www.jackiehosking.com
2. Rob Parnell's Easy Way to Write, http://www.easywaytowrite.com
3. Writer to Writer, http://www.writer2writer.com
4. The Rose & Thorn Ezine, http://www.theroseandthornezine.com
5. Writers and Authors, http://writersandauthors.blogspot.com
6. Scribe & Quill, http://www.scribequill.net
7. Robyn Opie
8. InTheFray, http://www.inthefray.org
9. Fiction Factor, http://www.fictionfactor.com
9. Stories for Children Magazine, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/InThisIssue.aspx
10. The Brass Spectacle, http://www.thebrassspectacle.com
11. The Specusphere, http://www.specusphere.com/joomla
12. The Golden Goblet Newsletter, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/marilynpeake
13. Vision: A Resource for Writers, http://www.lazette.net/Vision/
14. GUD Magazine, http://www.gudmagazine.com
14. Toasted Cheese, http://tclj.toasted-cheese.com/
14. Apollo's Lyre, http://www.apollos-lyre.com
14. Word Catalyst Magazine, http://www.wordcatalystmagazine.com
15. Metal Queens, http://www.carnifexpress.net/metalqueens
15. SFC Newsletter for Writers, http://vsgrenier.com/sfcnewsletterbackissues.aspx
15. Vector, http://www.vectormagazine.co.uk/
16. Denver Voice, http://www.denvervoice.org
16. SFScope, http://sfscope.com
16. The VERB, http://www.readingwriters.com/TheVERB.htm
16. The Muse Marquee, http://themusemarquee.tripod.com/
16. Inspiration from a Blind, http://www.shirleycheng.com
16. The Illuminata, www.tyrannosauruspress.com