a place for zinesters - writers and readers
Hello all!I was just speaking with a friend about zines since she's pretty interested in them since I brought up the idea to her. Well, in conversation she asked if there were any zines on piercings…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan C Nov 6, 2010.
I am a new writer of zines. It took me quite a while to finally get a complete grasp on what I wished to write about, but alas! I have it!
My zine is a philosophical perzine. In other words: I'm writing a zine of philosophical content (whether it be my own theorizing or the great philosophers I read) which will be brought into relation of my own personal life. If curious, please look for it; Digested is it's name.
If you are wondering why exactly I decided to take such a route with my writing, it is mostly influenced by philosophy being a huge part of my life. When going to university I thought I knew for sure that I wanted to become a psychiatrist, but I found the philosophy courses devouring my interest. Soon I found myself as a philosophy major in hopes of becoming a professor.
For the longest time I struggled to make a perzine that really captured the biggest aspects of my own life. I'd g through writing story after story but would never be satisfied with what I had. The problem was that I felt like I had no interconnecting theme or layout. I wanted more than a zine that talked about the downs and the ups and the immediacy in them. There was always something missing.
However, I now believe I've got it. I've been writing like a fiend, getting closer…Continue