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Hiya!

I'm a twenty-something US expat happily living in Australia - for the rest of my life as far as I'm concerned. I'm still quite new to the zine world, but I am absolutely loving it so far.

 

I'm definitely open to trades and lean towards perzines, photography zines, travel zines... but I'm absorbing it all, so I'm open to pretty much anything!

 

ZINES

Dear Anonymous V1

Dear Anonymous is a zine of the unspoken. A collection of letters of love, loss and emotions inbetween, the letters are bound to move you.

Dear Anonymous V2

Another zine of the unspoken encompasses a wide range of emotions. From a true love gone to pure rage, volume two will move you.

 

The Perfect Pocket Guinness Guide

This mini-zine is a guide to the perfect pour of Guinness for bar personnel and Guinness lovers alike. With a bit of history and a poem about the dark drink, this guide will have you smiling.

 

Occupy Melbourne

A half-fold zine featuring Occupy Melbourne, pictures, features like 'Thoughts From a First Time Protester', and my view of the online uproar when police descended on City Square to evict the protesters.

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"Its time we had a zine thing on the peninsula!"  This was the drive behind the birth of A Zine Thing. A *place to come meet up with fellow zinesters, discuss, write, read, make, share, create, trade, illustrate, collaborate & celebrate everything zine! *group/congregation/collective bunch of enthusiasts etc.. physical venue for meetings changes depending on event   Stay tuned for upcoming events! Get in touch: azinething@gmail.comSee More
Mar 5, 2013
Cleo commented on Elizabeth J. M. W.'s group Call For Submissions!
"Dear Anonymous 3 is on its way and I'm once again looking for letters! Lessons learned from DA1: *250 words or less is good (for one page) *500 words or less is good (for two pages)   So, basically, you're right in the 1 - 500 words…"
Jan 15, 2013
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"What has kept me away for so long? Writing my second novel! Please consider helping me publish Fading Echoes http://ning.it/UsWgCK"
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A group for anyone in Australia interested in circulating a box/package of zines where upon receiving it, you take what you like and replace it with an equal number of zines. See More
Dec 7, 2012
Lubomyr Tymkiv left a comment for Cleo
"We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the…"
Dec 5, 2012
Roberto Holanda replied to Cleo's discussion Places You've Left Your Zines in the group FREE ZINES FOR THE PEOPLE
"hmm, curious, I mainly send my zines for post or distro in a zine meeting."
Oct 25, 2012
Madeline W. replied to Cleo's discussion Places You've Left Your Zines in the group FREE ZINES FOR THE PEOPLE
"Well there are obvious places like book and record stores, but I like to go to a library and find some cool books (music books for music zines and I will just put perzines in random books I like. Oh yeah, I find that in book stores, if I don't…"
Jul 31, 2012

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Dear Anonymous V2 Lives!

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 4:18am 0 Comments

Dear Anonymous 2 is on its way and I'm once again looking for letters!

Lessons learned from DA1:

*250 words or less is good (for one page)

*500 words or less is good (for two pages)

 

So, basically, you're right in the 1 - 500 words range, but shorter is better. BUT, this zine is about expression, and I don't want to force anyone to clamp down on their passion just for me. I'm flexible.…

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Call for Submissions!

Posted on April 11, 2011 at 1:57am 2 Comments

Dear Anonymous 2 is on its way and I'm once again looking for letters!

Lessons learned from DA1:

*250 words or less is good (for one page)

*500 words or less is good (for two pages)

 

So, basically, you're right in the 1 - 500 words range, but shorter is better. BUT, this blog is about expression, and I don't want to force anyone to clamp down on their passion just for me. I'm flexible. :)

 

As for content, these letters can be confessionals,…

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Finally!

Posted on April 3, 2011 at 1:07am 2 Comments

Thanks to underestimation of work needed, a very slow printer and a decision that hand-stiching won over stapling, it's taken me longer than anticipated to finish my zines. But now I have two done! My mini-zine 'The Perfect Pocket Guinness Guide' and the other (not a mini) called Dear Anonymous.

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Starting Out

Posted on March 9, 2011 at 9:06pm 6 Comments

I've had a fascination with zines since I discovered them a few years back. It was more of a passing affection at first like smiling at the cute guy you see on the bus every morning but never bothering to take it further than that. We'll I've plucked up my confidence and am asking zine making out on a date. (Workable metaphor? Maybe.)

 

A few years back (yeah, again), I started a project called 'Dear Anonymous' that was Post Secret-esque in that people sent me anonymous letters…

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At 12:13pm on December 6, 2012, Windowfog said…

Hey, did you ever finish issue 2 of Dear Anonymous zine? I finally have something I can trade for it if you're interested :).

At 9:52am on December 5, 2012, Lubomyr Tymkiv said…

We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the blog http://zineshow.blogspot.com All works will be exhibited also in the gallery "tymutopiyapres" http://tymutopiyapres.blogspot.com is not a commercial gallery. Welcomed but not "necessarily" summary of your zine or about you or your creative work (this is necessary for further elucidation of the project and possible documentation). Zines for the exhibition please send air mail: "Zineshow" A/C 9875, Sadivnycha 19/1, 79038, Lviv, Ukraine. mailposht[.]gmail[.]com

At 8:44am on February 21, 2012, Sarah Hoffman said…

I have starting a food/cookzine distro and would love to distro "The Perfect Pocket Guiness Guide". www.wingedsnail99zinedistro.blogspot.com

At 7:00pm on October 22, 2011, zoe blaq said…

Yeahh! Your first protest! I am actually putting together a library. Feel free to donate to me! I am also working on a Occupy L.A. zine that I can send you when I am done. Email me for arrangements. Thanks. Zoe

piddleproductions@gmail.com

 

At 9:30pm on May 10, 2011, Windowfog said…
Coming over to graffiti on your comment wall! KSSSSSS KSSS *spray paint FX*
At 10:23pm on April 17, 2011, Dominique Ford said…
Dear Anonymous would be a great trade! pm me your address :D
At 3:01pm on April 8, 2011, Dominique Ford said…
I currently have 3 mini-zines done and a 32-page (1/4 size) 24 hour zine thing that'd I'd send to you if you would like
At 11:01pm on April 4, 2011, Dominique Ford said…
Interested in trading???
At 10:44pm on March 22, 2011, A.S. Mira said…
Bah, sorry, clearly I missed the deadline for last week, hah. When you have the first issue out, please tell me, I'd be eager to read! And when you are making another issue, let me know about that too. :) Next time, with hope...
At 8:36pm on March 17, 2011, doyle said…
if you send me your address i'll be happy to send you a march copy!

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