New entry Feb 26
Preditors & Editors Changeover
With the very sad passing of Dave Kuzminski, who ran P&E, I've taken over the P&E duties. Lots of what I hope are improvements; check it out at pred-ed.com.
Free Web Sites
Free web sites for authors (and others) are available at www.nyx.net.
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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: Fri Mar 7 05:06:03 2014
Based on last critique filed at: Fri Mar 7 01:35:39 MST 2014
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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April Blizzard, by A.R. Farryn (SF)
No-Brainer, by Richard Zwicker (SF)
Ugly, Chapters 7-11, by Russell Adams (F)
Men of Iron, by Joe Walker (SF)
The Last Song Champion - 9, by Tony Farnden (F)
Cursed, by Galen Surlak-Ramsey (F)
The Archangel of May, by Rebecca Lyons (F)
Only The Whale Stands Between Me and England, by Douglas Kolacki (F)
The Fourth Law of Robotics, by Charles Hand (SF)
Shadow in the Empire of Light, Chapter 1, by Jane Routley (F)
Ballads of Ealaidh: Resonance, by Jennie Brass (F)
Phase II, by Frank Oreto (H)
The Perilous Path, Chapter 1, by Wayne J. Harris (F)
Persephone, Prologue, Chapters 1-3, by Ben Lacy (F)
The Traveler, Chapter 1, by Gregory Sliwoski (SF)
A Most Unsuitable Match, by Jason Loch (F)
A1Z1: The Turning Chapter 1-2, by Cris Holder (H)
The Mechanoid Cries Within, by Brock T.I. Penner (SF)
Pawn of the Gods, by Andrea Franco-Cook (F)
A Simple Line, by Sean fife (SF)