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August 2012 Blog Posts (43)

Future Model for Indie Websites

FUTURE MODEL FOR INDIE WEBSITES;

Readers,

This essay suggests a way that websites can shift away from ads, advertisers, and sponsors; and make their profits through CONTENT, without any ads, advertisers, or sponsors. That would allow every independent website to compete equally with every other website on quality and content alone. First the problem now:

Right now the internet is drifting towards more ads. In more and more places before you can access a web page, a song,…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 16, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments

Who knows how long it takes to make a zine???

Ideas are like seeds or germs, depending on your outlook.  Once they find some fertile soil they get nice a comfy and set about growing and propagating. My upcoming zine, in a practical sense took maybe a couple of hours to put together, this was because I had had various ideas floating around and they suddenly all fused together.  Once I got it straight in my head there was no stopping me. I honestly can't say how long I had been mulling all the themes etc. over. So who can say how long a…

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Added by LizW on August 15, 2012 at 12:51pm — 4 Comments

Piltdownlad #5 - The Detour Guide

Piltdownlad #5 is “The Detour Guide”

Piltdownlad is a personal narrative zine. Each issue is centered around an autobiographical story. In this issue it's "The Detour Guide," which continues the story from issue #2: “Women Got Me Drinking.” So there are more…

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Added by Kelly Dessaint on August 15, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

An Ilse Content Anthology

After an AMAZING weekend at the Portland Zine Symposium and so many new friends and new things to add, we're most excited to say one thing: An Ilse Content Anthology, by our very own Alexis Wolf, has been released into the world.…

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Added by Antiquated Future on August 14, 2012 at 2:18am — No Comments

Print copies of KZine are ready to go!

Hey, new zine friends!  I got just a handful of my very first zine printed this weekend.  If you'd like to check it out, click the following link:

KZine; Volume 1, Issue 1; The Blue Issue

I am definitely open to constructive suggestions, comments, and critique!

Thanks,

Kris

Added by Kris Hartley on August 13, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Musea Zine's Weekly (?) art quiz

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Here's an author anagram AND a clue. Rearrange the letters to name that classic author. And for an extra star, name his most famous book. Good luck. "Me a cool chic villain."

IS Niccolo Machiavelli - author of 'The Prince' - thanks Literary Trivia.

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems YOUR Prince hasn't yet come!

I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 13, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

MOTH

Some pictures and possible covers: 

Added by Ana Light on August 9, 2012 at 3:15pm — No Comments

24 hour zine and website updates

You can read a copy of my 24 hour zine on the website, as well as request a copy. Will only be sending out copies till end of Aug. I also did various updates to the website http://cadillacgirlzine.webs.com

Added by Mel W. on August 7, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments

My very first zine endeavor

Hey, everyone.  I'm brand new at this zine thing, and I'm quite excited about it all.  If you have a moment, please check out my zine venture, KZine, by clicking the link below.  Each issue is going to be a collection of artwork by several artists.  The first issue is a showcase of my artwork, just to give my audience a feel for what future issues will be like.  Any and all constructive critique is definitely welcome and much appreciated!

-Kris…

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Added by Kris Hartley on August 7, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments

Limited Edition Imaginary Life just for the Portland Zine Symposium

Come by this weekend and get one while they last. I only made a small amount, because wow, time consuming.

See the whole post on my blog…

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Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on August 6, 2012 at 8:13pm — No Comments

24 hour zine thing zine available for purchase or trade!

Yup! It's a list zine, 24 pages, A5, full colour, 24 copies available (I won't be reprinting this zine) and available for 1 euro plus postage to wherever you are (NL 50 cents, Europe 85 cents, the rest of the world 95 cents). Zine trades are also welcome of course!

For more info email me at LogPoes@gmail.com or check out this post! :-)

Added by LogPoes on August 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Call for Submissions

Pink Litter pinklitter.wordpress.com seeks submissions of Adult-themed writing and art for its upcoming launch. Please visit our site for more information. Thank you.

Added by Misty Rampart on August 5, 2012 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment

Comments about issue 3 of Cadillac Girl

"Cadillac Girl #3 was terrific" - Jonas.

“I got it and love it…nice job” - Jess.

“I loved it! Keep it up” - Janissa.

“I just received it and it's brilliant!” - Beatrice.

Thanks for the positivity guys!  All comments are great to hear, whether if they are good or bad.  Use everything as a motivation.   Still sending out copies.

Added by Mel W. on August 5, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

pAGE 1

finished PAGE 1 OF MY FIRST EVER ZINE!

TOO EXCITED! 

Added by Ana Light on August 4, 2012 at 5:16pm — No Comments

ALICE OUT OF WONDERLAND



She stood on the top of the hill, the whole countryside spread out before her. It was glorious.An absolute sea of green stretched out and in the morning wind it moved like waves. All around her the scent of life wrapped her nostrils with an earthy scent. Above her,roaring with silence, blue skies rushed forth and clouds raced like wild horses on great plains. It was all that she ever wanted. And now it was to be destroyed.

Unless, she stopped it herself. Alice…

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Added by Ana Light on August 4, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Weekly Gratitude

Weekly Gratitude

Added by Robin Yourgrave on August 4, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments

anyone going to SF ZIne Fest 2012?

SF Zine Fest is Sept 1,2 this year.  anyone going?  I am looking for someone to share a half table with on Sat Sept 1 only.  please let me know.

andria

Added by We'll Never Have Paris on August 4, 2012 at 9:31am — 1 Comment

Part 1-Lit.-Prose

Once upon a time in a suburb around the corner,lived a girl in a little white house.Her name was Mary and she lived there with her parents. Here I would say 'peacefully' or even go to the length to say they were'normal'. But they weren't, at least not the girl. You see, the girl family was respected and well-liked but her father had a bit of a temper.Along with a control freak attitude. And when he wasn't forcing his views and opinions on her, he was getting mad at the world. This…

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Added by Ana Light on August 3, 2012 at 5:51pm — No Comments

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