The Best of Take One

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Title: The Best of Take One & The Best of Take Two
Publisher: The Avon Club, newsletter (The Paul Darrow Society)
Editor(s): Sue Chadwick?
Series?: see sister zines below
Medium: print
Genre: gen
Fandom: Blake’s 7
Language: English
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The Best of Take One and Best of Take Two are gen Blake's 7 anthologies with the winners of a writing competition. All competition entries had the same opening and closing paragraphs.

Issue 1

The Best of Take One was published early 1992 and contains 38 pages.

  • Judith Seaman, "Not with a Whimper"
  • Jackie Willmott, untitled
  • Sue d'Nim, "You Win You Lose"
  • Caroline Robertson, "Paradise Planet"
  • E.N. Igma, "A Satchell Production"
  • Carole Howell, "The Sage of Avon Bloodaxe, or, A Norse, a Norse, My Kingdom for a Norse"
  • Libby Rator, "Untitled"
  • Barbara Teichert, "Visions of 1993"
  • Denise Baker, "The Short Version of the End"
  • Judith M. Rolls, "In the Shadow of the World Tree" (winner), also in Avon Newsletter #46
  • P.O. Duel, "A Farce in a Spacesuit" (winner), also in Avon Newsletter #46

Issue 2

The Best of Take Two was published in late 1992 and contains 24 pages. The front cover is by Ann Brown.

Carrie Hewlett, "Vengeance" (winner; real world; not a B7 story), also in Avon Newsletter #50

  • Caroline Robertson, "You Must Remember This" (runner up)
  • Cynthia Merrick, "Murder on a Rainy Afternoon"
  • Nina Lynch, "Perfect Timing"
  • Libby Rator, "The Show Must Go On"
  • Denise Baker, "Deja Vu" (not a B7 story?)
  • Carole Howell, "Wild Justice"
  • Ben Mott, "Take Two Competition"
  • Ginevra Syn, "Grim Foreshadowing"

The sister zines are: