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Critters is 23!

Yes, 23 years ago Critters was born. 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.

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)

The Sigil Trilogy

If 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.

Interviewed!

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!

Book Recommendation

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]

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Recent RFDRs


The 20 most recent RFDR requests...

 SF  Further to Fall, Chapters 2-3      Garrett Menning -#28761
 F   Gangland, Chapter 1                Carl Alves -#28753
 F   Albionoria Chapters 1-3            Aundrea Raygo -#28736
 F   Machine Song - Prologue            Will Milner -#28735
 SF  Free China                         Ife J. Ibitayo -#28716
 F   The Two, Chapters 0-2              Catherine Ford -#28706
 SF  Further to Fall, Chapter 1         Garrett Menning -#28705
 SF  Alien Alliance, part 3             Chris Turner -#28696
 F   The Prince Bride                   Thomas Beck -#28670
 SF  Alien Alliance, part 2             Chris Turner -#28653
 SF  Disposable Soldiers, Chapters 1-4  Colin Cortie -#28621
 F   Prologue: The Dying Sun            Anthony W -#28620
 SF  The Father Lode Chap 1-5           Deborah Kaminski -#28612
 SF  Machine Mind of God                Seth Harris -#28607
 F   The Girl With Wings is not an Angel  Kathryn Freeland -#28606
 F   Secrets within Secrets             Catherine Norman -#28589
 SF  ReBound                            Jeffery Zavadil -#28578
 F   Forest of Dragons, Chapters 1-2    Maya Vanderpool -#28565
 H   God's Monsters                     Autumn Mumford -#28561
 SF  The Father Lode Chap 1-5           Deborah Kaminski -#28553

To read one of these RFDRs, visit the manuscripts page.
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