New entry May 06
Critters is 25!
Last November, Critters turned 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.
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)
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 Apr 1 10:10:01 2023
Based on last critique filed at: Sat Apr 1 10:02:50 MDT 2023
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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The Enchantress and the Scholar, Chapters 1-2, rev 1., by Lawrence A. Clough (F)
Arranging Affairs, Part 1, Chapter 4, by Russell Adans (F)
Red and Hank vs. the Zombie Acowpolypse, by Dwayne Minton (F)
The Wizards from Beyond: Chapters 21 & 22, by Eric Wilson (F)
Song of the Kantari, Chapter 28 _End_, by Brian Sellnow (SF)
The Last Straw, Chapter 1, by Theresa Story (SF)
Worth and Value in Grayscale, by Natassia Dudack (SF)
Demon's Bargain, Chapter 10, by Carla Hennes (F)
Yet to be Named, Chapter 2, by Timothy Webster (F)
Everyone Looks like a Movie Star, Chapter 1, by Christian L. Campbell (SF)
The Last Day, by Marquela Ivory Nunes (F)
The Lessons, the Teachings, and The Law, by Jeffrey Carey (SF)
Stalwart of the Circle, Chapter 1, by Joe Mullich (F)
The Death and Tragic Rebirth of Lila Cron, by Jonathan Robinson (SF)