New entry Sep 16
Critters is almost 25!
In November, Critters will be 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]
How Many Crits Can the Critters Ship, if the Critters Ship out Crits?
Recent # of crits per story. If you see one that looks lonely from this week, feel free to, y'know, have a look at it. (How lonely is lonely? Well, 15-20 crits is about average, so anything less is "below average".)
Last updated: Sat Sep 19 20:10:02 2020
Based on last critique filed at: Sat Sep 19 18:31:25 MDT 2020
This is updated hourly from 8am to 11pm. You may have to do a reload to get your browser to update the page. Count is of number of emails received for a story, and thus the actual count may be even lower (if there were email bounces, duplicates, etc.).
The manuscripts page (if you want to read one of these) is here.
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Time Heals Most Wounds, by Donald Jodon (F)
Portraits, In Sepia and Umber, by Dwayne Minton (F)
Memoir of a Broken Leg, by Adam Pitts (F)
Knights, Buicks and The Neo Afterlife, by John Griffin (SF)
Flowers on the Wall, by Douglas Ryan (F)
The Games at the Edge Of Town, by Robert Leishman (F)
Galaxy Run, Chapters 4-6, by James Edmund Dennis (SF)
Mr. Jacobi's Day Out, by Michael Stevens (SF)
Madness Reigns Supreme, by Joshua Lieblein (SF)
Room for One More, by Jeff Weitzel (SF)
Give a Little, Get a Little, by Chris Hepler (F)
The Way of the Warrior, by Boris Layupan (SF)
The Silver Age, by John Lawless (SF)
Jules, Nick, & I, by H.M. Friendly (H)
Broken at the Stray Word, by Jacob Corvidae (SF)
Notes to My Past Self, by Thomas Lockwood (SF)