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Your Support

Posted 09-23-2009 at 04:43 PM by Alex Pepple
Thank you all, especially those who've responded to the call for support (quoted below from the GT post here.) Still, the response has been lukewarm, hence this follow up in the blogs in the hope that more will see this note and contribute something, no matter how small. Every little bit helps, and little bits from more members especially so.

Dear Eratosphereans,

This is one those posts that I donít make unless itís unavoidable. As always, Iíve been running
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Able Muse's Best of the Net nominations

Posted 09-10-2009 at 03:45 AM by Alex Pepple
I am pleased to announce that the following six poems and two stories that appeared in the current and previous issues of Able Muse have been nominated for Best of the Net ó


Shades of Tucson: 2005 by Geoffrey Brock

Our Lady of Perpetual Help by April Lindner

Line of Crosses by Geraldine Connolly

The Great Ocean Road by Cally Conan-Davies

Looking Forward by Rachel Hadas

The Harvest...
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The Light Verse Bake-Off is On

Posted 09-01-2009 at 06:41 PM by Alex Pepple
The Light Verse Bake-Off is now in full swing. The host, John Whitworth, has chosen a baker's dozen of the best submissions received and is posting them on Eratosphere at the rate of two daily. Don't miss out the fun at the Distinguished Guest forum, here.


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Light Verse Bake-Off: Submission Deadline almost upon us

Posted 08-26-2009 at 10:30 AM by Alex Pepple
The submission deadline for Eratosphere's Light Verse Bake-Off for is August 28 ó this Friday.

John Whitworth, who is in charge of the event this year, is looking forward to your submissions. Details are available at

Also ongoing is the Turner Cassity Tribute: Call for submissions, with Guest Feature Editor, Suzanne Doyle. Deadline October 15, 2009, details at ....
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Turner Cassity Tribute - Call for Submissions

Posted 08-08-2009 at 12:46 PM by Alex Pepple
Dear Eratosphereans,

Those of us who know Turner Cassity or his work were stunned stunned by his sudden departure a couple of weeks ago. We were privileged at Eratosphere to have him here as a member and host of our last Sonnet Bake-off.

The next issue of Able Muse will feature a tribute to Turner Cassity. Suzanne Doyle will be editing this special feature. In addition to Suzanne's prodigious virtues as a writer, she probably was as close a literary friend/confidante...
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