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Okay... I have a love for Flappers, their great fashion, and the over all amazing things they did for women every where - if it were not for Flappers it would not be acceptable for women to wear…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ro- The Apocalypse Girl Apr 13, 2010.

Turn Thoughts into Words
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With valentine's day coming up I thought it would be interesting to put out a call for submissions regarding "things you would say to a past love if you had a chance."  Anyone interested in taking…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by riotgrrrlaz Feb 9, 2010.

Diversity and First Impressions
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This is an approach taken from exercises provided to school age children, but I thought it could be fun and work for adults as well...the exercise is called "Who am I? Who are you?" and it focuses on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erin H Jan 30, 2010.

I love myself because
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For anyone who wants to participate in my call for submission for 1/2 pages re: I love myself because... the submission deadline of 2/1/2010 is fast approaching. Remember...it is a 1/2 page…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by riotgrrrlaz Feb 20, 2010.


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DIY is not a hobby...it's a lifestyle!!!

Completed Zines for sale and trade....

Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #1 $1.50 (Dolled Up)
Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #2 $1.50 (Glitz & Glam)
Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #3 $2.00 (Forgiveness & Strength)
Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #4 $2.00 (Dance Baby Dance!)
Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #5 $2.00 (Visions of Change)
Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #6 $2.00 (The Flapper Issue)
Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #7 (Speical Edition) $2.00 (Bully Me No More)

Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #8 $2.00 (Searching for the Truth)

Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #9 $3.00 (Inspiration from Within)

Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #10 $3.00 (The Perpetual Drama I have Managed to Overcome)
Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #11 $2.00 (Grrrl Loves Boy...Boy Crushes Grrrl's Heart)

The Story of a Broken Girl $1.00 (mini-zine)

Oh For The Love of Music $1.00 (mini-zine)

Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #12 $2.00 (Change is on the Horizon)

Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue #13 $2.00 (Celebrity Obsessions - split zine with Jolie Noggle)


Creating Chaos Issue #1 $3.00

Beauty of Women A to Z $5.00

Activity Book of Games & Puzzles $1.00
Includes: word searches, a maze, a color by number page, a dot-to-dot page, and tic tac toe! A great way to pass the time!
I am so happy to have found WE MAKE ZINES! I love the idea of having an online community where I can share my writing with others. To me the hardest thing is promoting my zines...actually getting people to read them! I am hoping that by signing up here it will make the process of promoting a little easier. With that being said...I am always up for trading zines with others so if you are interested in doing so just say the word!!!

I have been writing poetry and short stories since I was a young grrrl. In high school I wrote for the school newspaper (mostly movie and music reviews) and then I made a friend who introduced me to the world of ZiNeS! I fell in luv immediately with the idea of being able to share my thoughts and ideas with others in such a creative way.

Perhaps what I luv best about zines is the freedom they give its creators...there really are no limits as to what can be done! I currently make my zines the old fashioned way... cutting/pasting/photo copying/stapling...however I would eventually like to advance to e-zines. I have attempted to toy with making an e-zine in the past, but found it to be too complicated. It's probably for the best though...as I truly enjoy getting my hands dirty when expressing my creativity!

Much of the writings in my zines are a result of some personal experience or feelings I have toward a particular topic. For instance, I have been a victim of domestic violence (on more than one occassion) so quite often I will write on this subject.... I also have a luv for music and the world of metaphysics, so sometimes I may write on these topics. Essentially, I try not to limit myself by designating only certain topic... this would most definitly stunt my creative growth!

Aside from creating my zines, I also put a lot of time into doing arts and crafts such as painting and making greeting cards. Both my zines and my arts and crafts can be purchased in my Etsy shop (http://www.blambert1.etsy.com).

You can also find me on twitter http://twitter.com/riotgrrrlaz

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At 8:14pm on April 20, 2013, ric ramos said…

Hi! Even if you do not understand Portuguese, music has always transcends barriers. listen to the podcast of my zine. Janela RockZine (http://ricramos.caster.fm/)
All the best!!!

At 4:20pm on February 7, 2013, Cheering and Waving Press said…

We invite you to take part in the first KILLER PARTY presented by cheering and waving press.
a zine and arts fair by day, a bad ass show by night
April 20th, 2013 Saturday
Chillicothe, OHIO
Participation is free.
Any technique. Any theme and format. 
Deadline: 3/31/2013
Register @ seethewavelengths@hotmail.com

Zines for the exhibition (only if you can no make it in person) please email me for address to send snail mail to.

--Welcomed but not necessary-- a summary of your zine, or about you or your creative work

At 10:42am 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 1:10pm on September 23, 2011, Carlos Palacios Hidalgo said…


im back!!!!!!!

i saw you got a lot of new issues....do you wanna trade?????i would love to have your stuff here

please let me know



At 3:33pm on September 10, 2011, mina boromand said…
would like to trade ...www.newseda.com
At 8:00am on August 24, 2011, Myron said…
Thanks for sending LGLF #12... I got it in the mail yesterday! Thanks for the trade!
At 9:54am on June 29, 2011, ImagineNot said…
Hi, I would be interested in a copy of 'The Story of a Broken Girl' if you would like to trade for any of my mini zines :)
At 4:34pm on June 13, 2011, Tasha said…
That sounds fantastic! only I just sent you (posted today!!!) moments like these and issue #1 of how do you take it? so maybe just issues #1 & 2 of LGLAF?? thanks :) X
At 9:18pm on June 10, 2011, Tasha said…
Do you have any copies of your first issue of lglaf? I am big into starting with #1's :) otherwise any issue you have on hand would be great, and I can fill up my collection of issues gradually :) I will send you 'moments like these' and another 1 or two.. i have an idea on what you may like? hopefully :) ! xo
At 7:15pm on June 10, 2011, Tasha said…
Hey! I would definately be up for a trade :) which one of my projects interest you?? let me know xo <3

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Piecing it together...

Posted on February 24, 2012 at 8:56am 0 Comments

I feel as though I have been in hibernation for the past few months... like I have been watching my life unfold ever so slowly before me.  Things have changed so dramatically in my life that I almost feel like a completly new and different person.  I am almost divorced... my teenage daughter is running a muck... I have a new assignment at work...I have found love (and fallen hard I might add)... and I have created a new zine after putting Little Grrrl Lost & Found to bed.

I have…


Little Grrrl Lost & Found Iss. No. 11 Complete

Posted on May 11, 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Little Grrrl Lost & Found Issue No. 11 is full of fun and surprises!

This is a 1/2 size zine - a total of 40 pages in length.
Zine is available for trade or purchase ($2.00 USD).
If you are interested in purchasing this zine you may do so through my etsy shop (www.blambert1.etsy.com) and make yr payment via paypal.

This issue includes the… Continue

Thinking about including "pet peeves" in my next zine ...

Posted on March 25, 2011 at 3:26pm 7 Comments

Has anyone done a zine related to pet peeves?


Is anyone interested in sharing their pet peeves in a zine?


How do you deal with your pet peeves? Why do certain things set you off?


Some of my pet peeves are:


people who walk slow in front of me...


people who drive with their blinker on when they are not turning...


bread crumbs on the counter...


crying children in restaraunts and movie…


Call for Submissions: SUPERSTITIONS

Posted on November 3, 2010 at 12:44pm 2 Comments

With Halloween having just passed I began thinking about superstitions and the silly things people do for fortune and good luck. I found myself making a wish this morning when my clock read 11:11 and I thought to myself..."I wonder how this supersition or tradition started?" I also found myself wondering how many other people out in the world make a wish at this time? So in thinking of these questions it stirred the creative parts

of my brain into thinking, "I should dedicate a zine…


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