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False Start Distro
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  • Los Angeles, CA
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tips on giving a zine workshop
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I'm teaming up with some people to put on a show of tons and tons of mini zines in the gallery of Meltdown Comics. The idea is for the person to make a bunch of copies of a mini zine or art book and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amber / Culture Slut Dec 13, 2010.

becoming a publisher of other's works
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I've been thinking a lot lately about what I want to do with False Start in the future. I have a few friends who are artists and one of them mentioned recently about wanting to publish a little book…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by KEROUAC'S DOG MAGAZINE May 8, 2010.

free mailing lists?
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I signed up w/ Bravenet for a free mailing list for my distro, but am not that into it. Does anyone know of any free, customizable (doesn't have to be too fancy) mailing list services? I'd also…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by False Start Distro May 14, 2010.

tabling at craft fairs???
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So, I heard about Unique LA (http://www.uniquelosangeles.com/) from a friend of mine who's friend sells her crafts there. It's a crafts/handmade goods…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine Mar 2, 2010.

 

FALSE START

My name is Meredith and I used to run Supernova Zine Distro from about 2001-2005 when I was in high school. I wrote the one shots Deseur and Leningrad in 2005 when I was 17.


Around 2005-06, a friend and I were going to start a distro primarily for art/literary zines. However, art school kind of crushed our spirits and it never got off the ground. Now that I'm graduating art school, I'm resurrecting the distro from the ashes as a way to keep creative and support the writers, artists and musicians that inspire me.

False Start is a distro primarily for art, literary, and DIY/how-to zines/comics, but perzines and political zines are of interest to me as well, especially if the visual aspects of the zine are well-considered. I am also on the hunt for music and small artworks/art objects/crafts to distro. If you're interested, please feel free to get in contact and email me at falsestartdistro@gmail.com.

THE WEBSITE IS UP: http://false-start.com/

 

Life, Death, Love & All of the Above is my first zine in over 6 years. A year and a half in the making, I began writing a series of vignettes in the summer of 2009 as I was falling in love with my boyfriend. That winter he was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia and I kept on writing. The latter portion of the zine tells the story of his diagnosis, initial hospitalization and bits of the following months. The zine ends with an explanation of CML and a little bit about where I'm at emotionally a year after his diagnosis. 
This zine is a text-heavy 44 pages, half letter. $4 / paypal to meredith.wallace AT gmail DOT com
You can also order the zine from Fight Boredom DistroSweet Candy DistroStranger Danger, Things You Say DistroDead Trees and Dye and find it at Quimby's Bookstore in Chicago.
Distros, please feel free to get in touch about wholesale rates!

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At 11:21pm on April 26, 2015, Air Parrott said…

Uh, is that link for your website correct (http://false-start.com/)?  It's in Japanese and when translated it's all about "erotic schoolgirl" stuff...

At 9:15am 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.

At 8:47pm on February 28, 2011, Erin H said…
Awesome - thank you! <3
At 6:46pm on February 26, 2011, Erin H said…
Hey :) I was wondering how I can get a copy of Life, Death, Love & All of the Above for consideration for Things You Say distro. Please let me know. Thanks!
At 10:50pm on September 20, 2010, We'll Never Have Paris said…
Hi! I gave you a copy of my zine for review at SFZF. Just checking in and sent you a friend request. My zine is We'll Never Have Paris (sells for $4 each). thanks@ -andria
At 3:30pm on May 14, 2010, Open-Minded Press said…
yay!
At 4:50pm on March 15, 2010, Sari of Hoax said…
hey! i'd love to send you some zines!
At 11:27am on February 25, 2010, Nick said…
Hey I work at a non-profit in Bloomington Ind would love to work on ordering some zines for the store!
At 10:26am on February 22, 2010, Stephanos said…
Added, thanks for getting in touch an dlet other poeple know about the map if you can! (You're on the second page, I have a backlog to get put on, so will soon be up to 3 or 4pages i'm sure!
At 10:07pm on February 6, 2010, muhsin shadedoutpress said…
Hey there, thanks for the link. Keep in touch! You got a very nice distro going on there. ;)

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Life, Death, Love & All of the Above

Posted on January 11, 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

I just printed my first zine in over 6 years last night. If any of you want to buy a copy, get in touch!








Life, Death, Love & All of the Above is my first zine in over 6 years. A year and a half in the making, I began writing a series of vignettes in the summer of 2009 as I was falling in love with my boyfriend. That winter he was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia and I kept on writing. The latter portion…
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NEW ZINES FOR OCTOBER @ FALSE START!

Posted on October 27, 2010 at 9:37pm 0 Comments

I hope everyone is having a lovely October! There are lots of new additions to the catalog at False Start, and lots more to come!


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NEW ZINES FOR OCTOBER @ FALSE START!

Posted on October 27, 2010 at 9:37pm 0 Comments

I hope everyone is having a lovely October! There are lots of new additions to the catalog at False Start, and lots more to come!


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