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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)

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Comments for: I Smell Sheep

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keeps me laughing no matter what they post!


i smell sheep is the best blog ever! They post everything that one needs, answer all questions, and make you laugh your butt off daily!


Consistent feedback and there's always great content available and posts allowing readers to interact. Great site!


The reviews cover more than just books and the reviewers have a wonderful sense of humour too.


: )


Love the mix of posts and reviews


Love the herd


I Smell Sheep provides a fun, unique environment for fans of paranormal, sci-fi and horror. It's more than just books that are reviewed, it's movies, tv shows and comics too.


The variety of things they review -- different genres, books, graphic novels, movies, etc. Also, they have a lot of fun features like character interviews and character recipes. It's a site I enjoy visiting.


I Smell Sheep reviews a wide variety of media and does it WELL. Movies, TV, comics, paranormal books from romance to horror, fantasy, author interviews, you name it. They post a LOT, and the posts are always timely and entertaining. PS - They also have a FB group where members of 'the Flock' can meet to chat -- it's an extra bonus.


They are thorough and cover everything. They interact with their audience, having fun but remaining professional. I enjoy their honest reviews and have found many books I've loved based on their recommendations.



I love the variety of posts and the friendliness of the hosts :D


the group of people are so friendly


I Smell Sheep is an amazing site. LOTS of content and variety, plus humor. They've introduced me to a great many books and graphic novels that I otherwise might have missed.


Love the variety of media reviewed.


They are an awesome review site for PNR, YA, Urban Fan and comics!


I love this site. They’re always fun and different.


Eclectic site with an incredible variety of genres and media reviewed. Reviews are prolific yet high quality, and often entertaining in their own right. I trust their opinion!


Eclectic site with an incredible variety of genres and media reviewed. Reviews are prolific yet high quality, and often entertaining in their own right. I trust their opinion!


I love all the fun posts they do and how much they reach out to the reading world! Please add them!


I Smell Sheep has an amazing variety of reviews - movies, graphic novels, and a wide variety of book genres. Blog posts are both frequent and high quality.


Love I Smell Sheep, the right mix of fun and charm wrapped up in great book recommendations.


Best review site!


Tons of awesome posts, they are also very funny


Book and movie reviews. Occasional things that break the internet, which are highly amusing.


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