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Second print run questions
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What do you do differently for second print runs (or third, etc) of yourzines?I'm gearing up to do a second print run of my first zine, Mannequin Reject #1, and wondering this:Would it be wrong to…Continue

Tags: editing, run, print, second

Started this discussion. Last reply by Billy Da Bunny Jun 12, 2010.

 

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If I ever seem to disappear please don't hesitate to send me a message or some such thing, I'm on call and my day job keeps me really busy and sometimes I get a little spacey from time to time. If I said I wanted to submit, I do, but I might just need a reminder :D

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+1 Traveling Trade

A traveling zine trade. You get the package of zines, take out the ones you want, replace them with zines from your collection, then add one more zine (+1). Then you mail the package to the next participant, who does the same.See More
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Megan McGory commented on Mab's group The Traveling Zine Box
"I would love to do this as I have a rather large amount of zines that I've intended to donate to a zine library, but it seems every time I'm ready to ship it, they move and they currently don't have a permanent home. International…"
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Megan McGory replied to Megan McGory's discussion Second print run questions
"Awesome, I'm going to ditch the reviews and a couple sentences about an exboyfriend! (I've been editing out the ex with black marker anyway) This is making me excited XD"
Jun 12, 2010
Dan C replied to Megan McGory's discussion Second print run questions
"It sounds like it would be a good idea to cut the reviews. It seems to me like it's really just an issue of what you want the function of the zine to be. If it's to communicate about some topic, do whatever communicates best about that…"
Jun 12, 2010
Kate Haas replied to Megan McGory's discussion Second print run questions
"No, I don't think that would be wrong at all! Many of us recognize that our first zines were...shall I say, not everything we'd wish them to be, when we look back on them from several years vantage point. And anything from 5 years ago is…"
Jun 9, 2010
Megan McGory posted a discussion

Second print run questions

What do you do differently for second print runs (or third, etc) of yourzines?I'm gearing up to do a second print run of my first zine, Mannequin Reject #1, and wondering this:Would it be wrong to edit out things that are dated, like reviews of distros which have closed?  It's been 5 years since the original print run and I'm thinking of removing the reviews section entirely because future zines won't have it and it would save me some cents on printing.  (It's a 36 page zine and reviews take up…See More
Jun 9, 2010
Megan McGory replied to Billy Da Bunny's discussion event theme zine, first issue=Columbine in the group Call For Submissions!
"Would you want reactions to Columbine or just specifically Columbine? I was a freshmen in high school when it happened and we had a bomb scare the week after Columbine, and then a separate bomb scare where my ex-boyfriend got a visit from gov't…"
Feb 25, 2010
Megan McGory replied to Billy Da Bunny's discussion event theme zine, first issue=Columbine in the group Call For Submissions!
"I'd love to contribute, what are you looking for in terms of length/visual?"
Feb 21, 2010
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zinesters who write and create zines about mental health, mental illness, personal struggles and work around it, advice and support, resources, and everything else around this theme.
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