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.
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 whose 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
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]
Critters Poll results
Critique.org now has Workshops for Everything — all genres, music, video, photography, art, apps.....
Convert your work to ebooks! Read great ebooks! The votemaster runs ReAnimus Press
See also the Best-Ever Voters Poll for the best works ever written (not just in the last year)
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Standings for Horror Short Stories
1. Professional Envy, Samson Stormcrow Hayes, Third Flatiron, [link][comments]
2. I Love Livin' In The City, Paul Lubaczewski, St. Rooster Books, [link]
3. The Songs of Burning Men, John Linwood Grant, 18thWall Productions, [link]
4. New Source of Energy, Rosalind Barden, Mystery and Horror, LLC, [link]
5. Blind Spot, Donald J. Bingle, The Infinite Bard Project, [link]
5. Chicken For Satan, Roy C. Booth and William Tucker, 13 O'Clock Press, [link][comments]
5. The Cockroach inside me, Garrett Rowlan, The Horror Zine, [link]
6. The Orang Bati, Pamela K. Kinney, Night Sky Book Services, [link]
6. The last seabus on the Burrard Inlet…, Sergio 'ente per ente' PALUMBO and Ernesto CANEPA, HellBound Publishing, [link]
6. Asylum of Shadows Short Sharp Books 3, Stephanie Ellis, Demain Publishing, [link]
6. FOOD TRUCK FAIR, Terri DelCampo, Blazing Owl Press, [link]
7. By Midnight, Pamela K. Kinney, Amazon, [link]
7. Lucy Pemgrass Eats a Crow, Koji A. Dae, Tales From the Moonlit Path, [link]
7. Ocean's Bounty, Andrew J Lucas, Hellbound Books, [link]
7. Knowing Your Type, Eliza Chan, Three Crows Magazine, [link]
7. Weary Bones, Sonora Taylor, Independently published, [link]
7. The Meathook Murderer, Brian Rosenberger, Black Hare Press, www.blackharepress.com
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