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: Magazine/e-zine Cover Artwork
1. Withersin, Bone 2.2, B.A. Bosaiya, http://withersin.com/withersin_bone.htm
2. Niteblade 'Oh Christmas Tree', Marge Simon, http://www.niteblade.com/december-2008/
3. May 2008 Stories for Children Magazine, Chrissy Fanslau, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/pastissues.aspx
4. Gremlin Hunter - The small things can be the Deadliest., E.J. Mickels II, http://fearandtremblingmag.com/item.php?sub_id=4182
5. Mysterical E, Gin E L Fenton (GinELF), http://artbyginelf.com/Galleries/Galleries/index.htm
5. The Lorelei Signal, Lee Kuruganti, http://www.loreleisignal.com
5. Yellow Mama, Gin Fenton, http://blackpetalsks.tripod.com/yellowmama/index.html
6. Flash Me Magazine April 2008, Junior Mclean, http://www.wingedhalo.com/images/issue20smcover.jpg
6. Dark Gothis Magazine, Cinsearea Santiago, http://bloodtouch.webs.com/darkgothicmagazine.htm
7. The Rose & Thorn, Wil Hough & Angie Ledbetter, http://www.theroseandthornezine.com/
7. September 2008 Stories for Children Magazine, Livia Coliji, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/pastissues.aspx
8. The Future Fire 13, Sarah Cerulean, http://futurefire.net/2008.13/index.html
9. Passage (Illumen), Dan Skinner, http://www.samsdotpublishing.com
10. Flash Fiction Online, R. W. Ware, http://www.flashfictiononline.com
10. Russian Roulette (Baen's Universe), Dan Skinner, http://baens-universe.com/articles/Russian_Roulette
10. Albedo One #35, Rolando Cyril, http://Albedo1.com
11. Steam Bat, Zak Jarvis, http://www.gudmagazine.com/vault/3
11. Bards and Sages Quarterly, Holly Morningstar, http://www.bardsandsages.com/quarterly.html
12. Space and Time Magazine, Thomas Nackid, http://www.spaceandtimemagazine.com
12. March 2008 Stories for Children Magazine, Robby Nicholson, http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/pastissues.aspx
12. All, Steve Upham, http://www.twistedtongue.co.uk
12. Startling Stories: Fall 2008, Ver Curtiss, http://www.amazon.com/STARTLING-STORIES-Fall-William-Carney/dp/0982087233/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1230982435&sr=8-1
12. Ray Gun Revival magazine Issue 48, Dan LuVisi, http://raygunrevival.com/Published/Ray_Gun_Revival_Issue_48.png
13. Apple Valley Review ('Research series #1: Anthropological Dig'), Cynthia Tom, http://www.leahbrowning.net/Apple/Spring_2008/Contents.html
13. Champagne Shivers Magazine, Sam's Dot Publishing, http://www.samsdotpublishing.com/vineyard/Champagne%20Shivers.htm
13. Ray Gun Revival magazine, Issue 39 “Steampunk”, Patrick Reilly, http://raygunrevival.com/Published/RGR_39.jpg
14. Shit Creek Review, Don Zirilli, http://www.shitcreekreview.com/issue6/
14. Solar Eclipse Duende, Scifaikuest FEB 2008, Lawrence Hollien, http://samsdotpublishing.com/scifaikuest/cover.htm
14. The Inn at World's Inn, E. J. Mickels II, http://http://www.mindflights.com/issues.php
14. Fools & Intellects, Cameron Gray, http://www.gudmagazine.com/vault/2
14. Black Static #3 Voodoo Doll, David Gentry, http://ttapress.com/336/black-static-3-2/
14. Andy and the Albino Horse, K.C. Snider, http://www.guardianangelpublishing.com
14. Cherububble, Jennifer Melnik, http://
14. Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #37, Dan Skinner, http://www.andromedaspaceways.com
14. Static Movement, Lee Kuruganti, http://www.staticmovement.com/december08.htm