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July 2012 Blog Posts (63)

TRY AGAIN . OPEN CALLL

Added by AvantAfro on July 7, 2012 at 3:07pm — 1 Comment

nothing like a little self promotion...

canberra AUSTRALIA zinestArs: myself & chiara ('rhetorical') are wanting to share the zine love and are inviting folks - YES THAR WOULD BE YOU - to the initial monthly/bimonthly canberra zinestAr meetup at Smiths Alternative Bookshop, 76 Alinga Street Canberra ACT 2601. SATURDAY 21st JULY. 12:30PM



a monthly/bimonthly coffee catch up to discuss recent zine makes/purchases/ ideas... let's talk fanzines, politics, music, grrlll riot, art,…

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Added by nat on July 6, 2012 at 11:35pm — No Comments

One Thousand Reviews (From Musea Vaults)

Want reviews on everything - or most everything connected to the arts?

http://musea.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/one-thousand-reviews-from-the-musea-vaults/

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 6, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Day 6 - International Zine Month

 

Day 6 this way!…

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Added by Sage on July 6, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

International Zine Month post #2

I got a bunch of new zines in the mail today to read!! 

And I have been writing a lot the last few days, for two different zines I'm writing, Bookstore Thief #2 and a so-far-untitled zine that will be interesting tidbits about all the places I've lived.  Or maybe part 1 of all the places, as there are a lot. 

I sent off a piece for a friend's zine that's all about zombies.

Tuesday I ordered a headset with mic from Amazon, as I've decided I want to start doing my own…

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Added by Merc on July 5, 2012 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Day 4 & 5 - International Zine Month

 

Day 4 & 5 this way!…

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Added by Sage on July 5, 2012 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Philly Feminist Zine Fest - exciting updates!

Registration ends 7/15. There are still spaces available. 

Things are moving right along with the planning of Philly Feminist Zine Fest! We have space lined up, some amazing…

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Added by Sarah Arr! on July 5, 2012 at 6:59am — 1 Comment

Sony Boodo Khan™ Mixtape

 

Slow Jams by David Choe

Facebook…

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Added by Paco on July 4, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

IZM so far...

I haven't made it to any zine fests yet, so it's cool to have a kind of virtual zine fest going on for a month. As of 7/1 I've been checking in here several times a day instead of just once a week or so. I also submitted a couple of orders to distros I haven't ordered from before (Desert City Death Distro and Things You Say Distro.) My zines are pretty well organized, so I just dug into my zines for the reads yesterday.

Today I'm apparently doing a 24 hour zine. Because I said so.…

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Added by Betty on July 4, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments

Bravery on a Bus

Our featured item of the month is the brand new zine from Olympia writer Alicia LeDuc. It's called Bravery on a Bus and is about her travels and work in Tanzania. Highly recommended!…

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Added by Antiquated Future on July 3, 2012 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Why do we do it? What Makes a Zine Maker?

This is a good time to share with you this post I did in 2009 on my blog.

I am currently working on a zine right now, as most of you are, and this is something I wrote in the midlst of a zine making marathon:

what makes a zinester…

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Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on July 3, 2012 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Day 3 - International Zine Month

 

 

Day 3 this…

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Added by Sage on July 3, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

My post for International Zine Month and Distro Appreciation

 

You can find my post on my blog Ponyboy Press.

 

Thanks for checking it out.

Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on July 2, 2012 at 6:19pm — No Comments

International Zine Month

I'm caught up listening to Alex and Derek's Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine podcast and so I'm participating in International Zine Month.  Yesterday I ordered zines from 3 distros I hadn't before, and today I've put together pkgs to send my zines to 4 different distros!

Added by Merc on July 2, 2012 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Day 2 - International Zine Month

Day 2 this way!

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Added by Sage on July 2, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Tension Twosome (kids poems from the Musea Vaults)

Here are two recent kids poems of mine that I’ll collectively call a ‘Tension Twosome’. (For more such kids poetry see my book “Moon Tea”)

SHOT OUT OF A CANNON

She is the woman

shot out of a cannon

that never came down

that never came down



it’s very uncommon

but life goes on and

crowds shift about

crowds shift about



tension smacks the atmosphere

a little bit here a little bit there

‘seems not right that she’d disappear’……

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 2, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments

Day 1 - International Zine Month

I plan on blogging at my distro's website each day:

Day 1 this way!…

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Added by Sage on July 1, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Upcoming Auckland Zinefest Project

On the second of August is Auckland Zinefest. This year will be a bit different to others because it's on a Thursday evening and will wrap up in about three hours, usually they are on Saturday and run for the entire day.

Every time I attend a zine fest I try to have a new magazine to giveaway and I do this by having my deadline just before Zinefest day. This year I am wanting to do something a bit different and have decided to put out a mix CD with zine booklet.

I am really…

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Added by Greta Gotlieb on July 1, 2012 at 3:27pm — No Comments

"What it is" Zine

"What it is:"

My newest (5.5" x 7.5" ) zine of short stories, collages and comics.

For trade:  B&W copy, 32…

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Added by QueensBee Zines on July 1, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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