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.
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]
Preditors & Editors Poll results
2008 Official Results
Standings for category: Writers' Workshop
1. The Muse Online Writers Conference, http://www.themuseonlinewritersconference.com
2. From The Heart Romance Writers Online Workshops, http://fthrw.com/workshops/
3. The Writing Bridge, http://www.thewritingbridge.org
4. Flash Fiction Writing Workshop, http://home.att.net/~p.casto
4. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EroticRomanceWorkshop/, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EroticRomanceWorkshop/
5. Mike's Writing Workshop, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mikeswritingworkshop/
6. Coffee Time Romance & More, http://www.coffeetimeromance.com/board/forumdisplay.php?f=3
6. Critters Bar, http://www.crittersbar.com/index.php
7. Romance Divas Not Going To Conference Conference, http://forums.romancedivas.com/index.php?s=cb83de3df38fbfb7c86952c780fd98c9&showforum=110
7. Liberty Hall Writers, http://www.libertyhallwriters.org
8. Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, http://sff.onlinewritingworkshop.com/
9. The National Writing for Children Center, http://http://writingforchildrencenter.com/cwcc/
10. FlashXer (Flash Fiction Exercise Group), http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FlashXer
10. Dreaming In Ink, http://www.dreaminginink.com
11. Wild Poetry Forum, http://www.wildpoetryforum.com
12. Cowboy Logic, http://www.cowboylogic.net/
13. Internet Writing Workshop, http://www.internetwritingworkshop.org/
13. SFReader.com, http://SFReader.com
13. Writing.com, http://www.writing.com
14. Zoetrope, http://www.zoetrope.com
14. Pennwriters Courses, http://www.pennwriters.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=95&Itemid=95
14. Alex Keegan's Boot Camp, http://bootcampkeegan.yuku.com/
14. Holly Lisle's How to Think Sideways, http://howtothinksideways.com/members/?rid=270
14. The Writer's Den, http://http://community.livejournal.com/lobo_luna/
15. ChristianWriters.com, http://christianwriters.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=5
15. Baen's Bar Slush Forums, http://bar.baen.com/
15. The Quickest Blog Book Tour Guide Ever, http://quickest.blogbooktourguide.ever.com/
15. Affordable Workshops, http://www.affordablemanuscriptassessments.com
15. Flash Memoir Writing Group, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FlashMemoirs
15. The Easy Way to Write, http://easywaytowrite.com/