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Typewriter VS Computer
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I'm currently in the process of writing 2 zines- Drabble Life, which is a collection of semi-autobiographical drabble pieces, and A Chaotic Dinosaur (One Girl's Love Affair With Her Typewriter).DL is…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by James N. Dawson Jan 28, 2010.

 

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Lubomyr Tymkiv left a comment for Pretty Bow Tie
"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
Pretty Bow Tie replied to Billy Da Bunny's discussion New Collab-Zine, want to contribute?
"Hey I'm in Australia but follow world news, so if you want an "outsider" p.o.v I'd love to be in on this."
Feb 27, 2010
Pretty Bow Tie replied to Laura's discussion Submissions wanted for a zine about women and tattoos!
"Would you like a piece on debating over a tatt? For years I've been told to not get a tatt, and didn't want one, then this year I've vowed to get one before I'm 20. If you're interested in a piece along this vein please let…"
Feb 26, 2010
James N. Dawson replied to Pretty Bow Tie's discussion Typewriter VS Computer
"I did my first zine in 1992, and all previous self-publishing, with a manual typewriter, because that's all I had. About 1993 I bought, for about $200-300, a Smith Corona wordprocessor, which I used for zines/self-publishing for about 10 years,…"
Jan 28, 2010
Hannah / Frothy Press replied to Pretty Bow Tie's discussion Typewriter VS Computer
"If the content is good, it doesn't matter how you make it. I've read great zines made both ways. I prefer to make all of mine now on a typewriter just because it feels like I'm more involved in the process. When I consider zines to…"
Jan 27, 2010
Pretty Bow Tie replied to riotgrrrlaz's discussion Diversity and First Impressions
"I get this sort of thing at skating ALOT, often from young kids. I've had some classic questions (for instance, skating backwards and a kid asked if I was training for the Olympics. I laughed so hard I nearly fell.) I might do a few if…"
Jan 27, 2010
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Jan 27, 2010
Pretty Bow Tie replied to Pretty Bow Tie's discussion Typewriter VS Computer
"That's a cool system. I was looking at xeroxing my computer issue to try and kill the neat, perfect print look. "
Jan 27, 2010
Pretty Bow Tie replied to Pretty Bow Tie's discussion Typewriter VS Computer
"Thanks! It's about my typewriter :) Let me know if you'd like a copy! "
Jan 27, 2010
Saling Pusa Distro/closed replied to Pretty Bow Tie's discussion Typewriter VS Computer
"i second this. "
Jan 27, 2010
Vicky Stevenson replied to Pretty Bow Tie's discussion Typewriter VS Computer
"For me it's not about how something has been created but how well it's been put together using that method, and I have plenty of both styles that I enjoy looking at. Illustrations are the factor far more likely to sway me."
Jan 27, 2010
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Typewriter VS Computer

I'm currently in the process of writing 2 zines- Drabble Life, which is a collection of semi-autobiographical drabble pieces, and A Chaotic Dinosaur (One Girl's Love Affair With Her Typewriter).DL is a collection of pieces typed and printed from Microsoft Word in various fonts, while ACD is written my total clunker of an electric typewriter. DL has digital pics, while ACD is hand illustrated.ACD feels more "arty zine", and I was wondering- if browsing between a computer constructed zine and a…See More
Jan 27, 2010
Pretty Bow Tie replied to Misti Ko's discussion Menses Zine Submissions wanted
"This is a really good idea! I like that you are taking a real, honest approach. I might see if I can whip something up to submit."
Jan 25, 2010
Pretty Bow Tie replied to riotgrrrlaz's discussion I love myself because
"How can I submit? I have a list on my 43 Things that I was looking at turning into a zine piece, if you would be interested."
Jan 25, 2010
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At 9:03am 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 4:24am on February 13, 2010, kitty magic said…
hey!!! did you go to the zine fair in the subway today??? i did!!! & it was so cool!!!
At 8:54am on February 6, 2010, Carlos Palacios Hidalgo said…
hey welcome !
At 5:11am on January 26, 2010, kit feral said…
welcome to we make zines :)
 
 
 

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