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Kari Tervo left a comment for JohnTheVegan
"Hey John--Got your zine today! It's great. I like how you managed to fit how the disorder feels, the treatments that work for you, and other nifty info into a mini zine. Have you ever tried Dream Water? It's good for relaxation or sleep.…"
Aug 20
Kari Tervo left a comment for JohnTheVegan
"Hi John! I'd love to trade for GADzooks! Here is my Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SweetMayhemZinery Pick a zine and I'll trade ya for GADzooks! :-D My address: Kari Tervo POB 7831 Beverly Hills, CA 90212"
Aug 13
JohnTheVegan liked The-Zineiac's blog post Earn Money Writing Online - A Complete Listing For Zinesters To Use FREE Here At "We Make Zines"
Aug 6
JohnTheVegan commented on Jethrobot Press's group Mini Zine Folks
"My mini-zine on my symptoms, diagnosis and management of Generalized Anxiety Disorder,  G.A.D.Zooks! (1 sheet, 8 pages) is available for trade. Just message me at bucketofspiders@hotmail.com : "
Aug 5
JohnTheVegan commented on Bird in the Hand Zine Shop's group Let's Trade Zines!
"I made a little handwritten mini-zine about Generalized Anxiety Disorder, my symptoms, and diagnosis, called G.A.D.Zooks! Filled with barely decipherable handwriting and awesome stick figure drawings, it's available for trade (if you REALLY…"
Aug 5
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G.A.D.Zooks!

1 sheet, 8 page mini-zine about my experiences leading up to diagnosis and treatment of my Generalized Anxiety Disorder. FREE FOR TRADE!
Aug 4
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Issue #2

The 2nd issue of 6 Iron Spikes & a Small Hammer (an old school tabletop RPG gaming zine). Released into the wild on 4/30/14. 24 pgs., b/w, card stock cover, hand stitched with dental floss.
May 1
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IZM Week 2 Update

Ok so I'm a little behind on the updates.July 7 - I didn't make any post cards or envelopes since I wasn't sure where I'd be sending anything.July 8 - I made a little flyer for my zine. Well, I have a draft done. I need to redraw it now a little less sloppily and then scan it. The best part of this was that it inspired me to move my zine off of my regular blog and set up a new blog for zine and writing stuff, bucketofspiders.blogspot.com. Incidentally Bucket of Spiders is the name of my Etsy…See More
Jul 17, 2013
JohnTheVegan commented on Het Phillips's blog post One False Move #1 -- my first ever zine -- out now!
"Congrats on making your first!"
Jul 9, 2013
Betty liked JohnTheVegan's blog post IZM 2013 Progress
Jul 8, 2013
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IZM 2013 Progress

My housemates and I had friends over on July 4th for basically the entire day so I fell a day behind. It's OK though, I'm sure I'll catch up - I can tell you're worried.*Re-read your favorite zinesI gave away my zine collection 4 years ago, and then again 2 years ago - although that second time I did keep a handful. So I selected from them and from others more recently acquired:Barefoot and in the Kitchen #2 - When i first got this, I made the fudge recipe - it didn't quite turn out although it…See More
Jul 8, 2013
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IZM Day 3 - Zine Distro Appreciation Day! Order from a Zine Distro

Here's what I ordered:Get Fit For The Pit #1 Doris #30 Zine Crush: Confessions of like Volume 2 Scam #9- Damaged(from http://www.portlandbuttonworks.com/store/)Stolen Sharpie Revolution (can't believe I don't already own this)Marked For Life #8(from sweetcandydistro.weebly.com)And, while not from a distro, this amazing looking RPG zine:AFS magazine #3 (…See More
Jul 3, 2013
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IZM - Day 2 - Ten Reasons I Love Zines

Anyone can make one.You don’t need permission to make oneYou don’t have to get an editor’s approval to be publishedYou can write a zine on a computer, a typewriter, with a paint brush, or hand write it, whatever you want.And do layout with a pair of scissors and a glue stick. No fancy software needed.Zines can be about whatever topic moves you.Zines are a labor of love.They’re about expressing something, not selling you something.You can write the author and more often than not, they write…See More
Jul 2, 2013
IE Zine Fest liked JohnTheVegan's blog post International Zine Month - Day 1
Jul 1, 2013
JohnTheVegan posted a blog post

International Zine Month - Day 1

I'm working my way through this checklist all month: http://wemakezines.ning.com/forum/topics/july-is-international-zine-month-2013?commentId=2288844%3AComment%3A363437 and posting updates daily on Twitter. I'll probably post here once a week.Working on a new zine right now, tentatively called GADZOOKS! as well as the second issue of 6 Iron Spikes & a Small…See More
Jul 1, 2013

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IZM Week 2 Update

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 9:51am 0 Comments

Ok so I'm a little behind on the updates.

July 7 - I didn't make any post cards or envelopes since I wasn't sure where I'd be sending anything.

July 8 - I made a little flyer for my zine. Well, I have a draft done. I need to redraw it now a little less sloppily and then scan it. The best part of this was that it inspired me to move my zine off of my regular blog and set up a new blog for zine and writing stuff,…

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IZM 2013 Progress

Posted on July 8, 2013 at 7:43am 0 Comments

My housemates and I had friends over on July 4th for basically the entire day so I fell a day behind. It's OK though, I'm sure I'll catch up - I can tell you're worried.

*Re-read your favorite zines

I gave away my zine collection 4 years ago, and then again 2 years ago - although that second time I did keep a handful. So I selected from them and from others more recently acquired:

Barefoot and in the Kitchen #2 - When i first got this, I…

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IZM Day 3 - Zine Distro Appreciation Day! Order from a Zine Distro

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 9:44am 0 Comments

Here's what I ordered:

Get Fit For The Pit #1

Doris #30

Zine Crush: Confessions of like Volume 2

Scam #9- Damaged

(from http://www.portlandbuttonworks.com/store/)

Stolen Sharpie Revolution (can't believe I don't already own this)

Marked For Life #8

(from sweetcandydistro.weebly.com)

And,…

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IZM - Day 2 - Ten Reasons I Love Zines

Posted on July 2, 2013 at 8:31am 0 Comments

  1. Anyone can make one.
  2. You don’t need permission to make one
  3. You don’t have to get an editor’s approval to be published
  4. You can write a zine on a computer, a typewriter, with a paint brush, or hand write it, whatever you want.
  5. And do layout with a pair of scissors and a glue stick. No fancy software needed.
  6. Zines can be about whatever topic moves you.
  7. Zines are a labor of love.
  8. They’re about expressing something, not selling…
Continue

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At 4:56pm on August 20, 2014, Kari Tervo said…

Hey John--Got your zine today! It's great. I like how you managed to fit how the disorder feels, the treatments that work for you, and other nifty info into a mini zine. Have you ever tried Dream Water? It's good for relaxation or sleep. When you said you like chamomile to manage your anxiety, it made me think you might appreciate Dream Water as well. I liked GADzooks a lot. If you ever want to trade again, let me know. :)

At 3:27pm on August 13, 2014, Kari Tervo said…

Hi John! I'd love to trade for GADzooks! Here is my Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SweetMayhemZinery

Pick a zine and I'll trade ya for GADzooks! :-D

My address:

Kari Tervo

POB 7831

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

 
 
 

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