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Stayin' Alive

If 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 who's 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


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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!

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1. Poppy, Clarissa Johal, Faeriemoon Press, [link][comments]

2. These Cast Away Stones, Justin Hunter, Cedar Loft Press, [link][comments]
3. Royal Surrender, Perci T. Brooks, Wayward Ink, [link]
4. Always Hope, Heidi Renee Mason, Hot Tree Publishing, [link][comments]
5. Tainte Doves Trilogy, Elle Marlow, Solstice, [link]
6. Raiders of the Seventh Planet, Eric M. Heideman and Roy C. Booth, Indie Authors Press, [link][comments]
6. King Satin's Realm, Janet Taylor-Perry, Createspace, [link][comments]
6. Secrets, E.H. Demeter, Createspace, [link]
6. Talking To Luke: Haunting Gets Personal, Diane Ryan, Amazon Digital Services LLC, [link][comments]
6. The Relentless Brit, Sarina Rose, self, [link][comments]
6. Morgan D'Arcy: A Vamoyre Rhaosody, Linda Nightingale, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
7. The Laurel, Liz DeJesus, Indie Gypsy, [link]
8. D'Arcy Curran, Donna Foley Mabry, CreateSpace, [link][comments]
8. The Man from Tipperary, Toni V. Sweeney, Class Act Books, [link]
9. Beyond the Grill, Tracey Michael, DreamSpinner Press, [link]
9. Altruism Costs a Life or More, Roland Hopkins II, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link]
10. 'Fight The Rooster', Nick Cole , CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, [link][comments]

11. Captain Hazzard: Custer's Ghost, Ron Fortier, Airship 27, [link]
11. Club Revenge, J.M. Dabney, Amazon Digital Services, [link]
12. Grand Slams: A Coming of Eggs Story, Timothy Gager, Big Table, [link][comments]
12. Night Travelers, Marilyn Gardiner, Wings, [link][comments]
12. Windrush, Malcolm Archibald, Creativia, [link][comments]
12. The Quest, Olivia Gracey, Solstice, [link]
12. To Cast A Cliche, Aubrey Wynne, Plato Publishing, [link][comments]
12. Reindeer, Gareth Barsby, Mystery and Horror, LLC, [link]
12. Miami Morning, Mary Clark, All Things That Matter Press, [link]
12. The Notorious Countess, Liz Tyner, Harlequin, short URL[comments]
12. Amish Baby Snatched, Diane Craver, Amazon Digital Services, [link]
12. The Last Best Thing, Kate Sebeny, Kellan, [link]
12. A Cupboard Full of Coats, Yvette Edwards, Harper Collins, [link]
12. Blood Relatives, Patti L. Adams, Indie Gypsy, [link]
12. A Town Called Forget, C.P Hoff, Five Rivers Publishing, [link][comments]
12. The Comfort Station, Kelly Crigger, Graybeard Publishing, [link][comments]

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