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Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
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All being well, I shall soon be the proud owner of a thermal printer for my ancient and laughably primitive ZX81 home…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Osborne Nov 20, 2010.

Zine Events at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
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I've recently moved from London to Linlithgow in Scotland, and in settling here I'm keen to get involved in new things. While in Edinburgh today, I passed the Collective Gallery. I wanted to go in,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hannah (Not Lonely Zine) Feb 23, 2010.

Reproductive technology!
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Not the human kind, the paper-based kind!I'm wondering how you put your zines together. I like using as little technology as possible - my first zine was done using almost entirely analogue methods,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by apartmentcat Dec 31, 2009.

Publicity - how to do it?
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I'm pretty new to zine-making. I produced my first one, Journeyman, back in May, and sold about ten copies, almost entirely to readers of my LJ and associated communities, with a couple of sales via…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hannah / Frothy Press Dec 19, 2009.

 

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Lee Osborne replied to Krissy PonyBoy Press's discussion Call for Submissions Thread - all posts that are calls for submissions go here
"I'm starting work (at last) on the fifth issue of my zine Journeyman, and I'd welcome any material people would like to contribute. After a couple of slightly more specialised issues, I'm returning to the traditional analogue cut,…"
Mar 22
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Lee Osborne replied to Krissy PonyBoy Press's discussion Call for Submissions Thread - all posts that are calls for submissions go here
"My mother died last month, and I've found that writing about my feelings has really helped me deal with the grief and loss I'm experiencing. I'm aware that bereavement can be a difficult and lonely journey, so I'm really keen to…"
Mar 7, 2013
Lubomyr Tymkiv left a comment for Lee Osborne
"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…"
Jan 4, 2013
Lee Osborne replied to Andrew Culture's discussion New Issue Announcement thread!
"It's taken me a while, but I've just finished issue 4 of Journeyman. It's different to previous editions in that I've published in via Lulu - this is because I wanted to reproduce a lot of colour in it and it's the best…"
Jan 23, 2012
Lee Osborne replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"I was just keen to get it done before I start my new job next week. :) Let me know what you fancy trading..."
Nov 20, 2010
Emma Jane Falconer replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
" Oh I will send my thingy for next time. Can we sort out a trade after the 28th (I'm doing the alt press fair then)"
Nov 20, 2010
Lee Osborne replied to simfonisix's discussion What type of modus you use to make a zine?
"My first two zines were produced mainly using a typewriter, with some hand written and drawn things, and then scanned and printed at home using my mono laser printer. Works pretty well, but I've been keen to try other methods, so I've just…"
Nov 20, 2010
Lee Osborne replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"OK, folks - it's done. :) My first ZX81-made zine is ready to buy here. Enjoy. :)"
Nov 20, 2010
Lee Osborne replied to Andrew Culture's discussion New Issue Announcement thread!
"After a lot of effort - first of all in getting hold of the technology, and secondly in painstaking hours of typing, I am proud to present JOURNEYMAN 3 - THE ZX81 ISSUE! Unlike my mainly-made-on-a-typewriter previous issues, this one was made…"
Nov 20, 2010
Lee Osborne replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"I now have the printer, and have laboriously coded about five pages of material - it's very time consuming, but watching the first few pages chug out onto thermal paper a mere four inches wide was very satisfying. :) I'd really love any…"
Nov 9, 2010
Lee Osborne replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"That is very cool indeed, but I need to print 32 characters across by 22 characters down, so I'd need to flip it 90 degrees - it does show what can be done, though. Sorry if I didn't make the print format very clear - but that's…"
Oct 31, 2010
Dan C replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"Maybe you can use this picture: Maybe someone else can use this template I made for myself while working on that picture: "
Oct 31, 2010
Lee Osborne replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"Sounds very familiar indeed. The words "tape loading error" would give Spectrum owners nightmares."
Oct 31, 2010
Erica S. replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"I don't have any ideas for articles, but just wanted to say this is an awesome idea. It makes me wish I still had my Apple IIGS, can you imagine the kind of zine you could put out with Print Shop? (I did used to make little zine-like things…"
Oct 31, 2010
Emma Jane Falconer replied to Lee Osborne's discussion Making a zine on a ZX81 - help me out!
"We had a commodore 64, and you could only use the special tape machine with that. It was a bit tempermental, and we had some games that seemingly took forever to load (I'm looking at you Adrian Mole & New Zealand Story) and would often…"
Oct 31, 2010

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At 9:10am on January 4, 2013, 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.

 
 
 

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