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New zines

I finished and/or printed three new zines this week! Scatter Gram No. 4 is the latest of my library school journal zines. 'Ciuschidda' is a one shot quarter-size zine that tells the story of my grandpa’s nickname for me, and how I found out what it meant years after he died. And Winsome & Wise is a cut-n-paste perzine that's hopefully the start of something I'll continue for a while. They are all available in my etsy shop, http://welshrabbit.etsy.com.

Added by andreajean on September 15, 2009 at 9:31pm — No Comments

the bad news is...

just to let you (i mean, anyone who tries to contact me through We Make Zines) that:



i might take a while to answer emails from now on, because tomorrow i'm back to work (my last vacations for this year end tonight snif snif´´´´) and i'll have less time to come to my computer (that sucks, but days only have 24 hours so...). i could try to check my email at work but the next few days i'll probably won't get much free time in there and besides it can be hard to get enough… Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 15, 2009 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Party? It's online and coming soon

Zinester,

Hey Hey Hey

It's my birthday



Well how about a party?

Not today but I've got something in the works - An ONLINE party with

the whole world invited. Here's the news - more details as they develop.



_____________________________________________________________________



Coming SOON!!!!!



The Worldwide ONLINE CD Release Party for "5th" the fifth CD by Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar. Hendricks is the zinester for the 17 year… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 15, 2009 at 9:09am — No Comments

Site Update

I've updated the Rebel Grrl Zine site. I've added the youtube video I made talking about the zines, and added a link to buying Rebel Grrl Zine t-shirts and badges and such.

Two new zines nearly done (50:50 #2 and Change the World in 7 Days).

Added by incurable hippie on September 15, 2009 at 4:17am — No Comments

September's Newsletter

This month, people gave me a lot of great things to give away with orders (bunches of cd's, zines, buttons, stickers...even shirts and posters), so if you've been thinking of placing an order, just know that'll I can promise to send along a few extra things. Also, on the website, we have a new music player! Which means, you don't have to download 50 some songs individually to check out all the music we have to offer, you can just play it right off the site, super easy. This is what's been going… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on September 14, 2009 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 9/14/09 Zinesters Look if you Dare to be Quizzed!

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:



Galileo, in his book 'Two New Sciences' talked about music theory.

He said that the octave sound was "rather too bland and lacks fire.

But the musical interval called the _______ , he describe as

causing "a tickling of the eardrum so that its gentleness is

modified by sprightliness, giving the impression simultaneously of

a gentle kiss and of a bite." Name the musical interval… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 14, 2009 at 10:06am — No Comments

new group: "German-Writing Zinesters"

I just set up a new group: "German-Writing Zinesters" is meant to be for all zinesters who write their zines in german, whether it is because German is their native tongue or it is a loved foreign language.

If you write German: come play! :-)

Added by Melas on September 14, 2009 at 5:59am — No Comments

second mini-zine: "On Writing"

The second mini-zine I've made, this one for a swapbot-swap "Mini-Zine of Craftiness": "On Writing - a mini-zine about the awesomeness of creating texts".



I am very disappointed with what I came up with.

I love writing, but I found it impossible for me to put the feeling I have while writing in words or pictures.

I am wondering how I can manage this better than that, but I have no idea at all on what to do or how to even try.

Probably it is just not possible, and it… Continue

Added by Melas on September 14, 2009 at 5:00am — No Comments

3 Mini-Comic zines done.

I've completed 2 mini-comic zines. I'll post pictures of them soon.

"Kiki Goes Skinny-Dipping"

an 8 pager, Tijuana style, x-rated zine- x-rated in a sweet charming comical way, but with full nudity and sex. the first in a series of a girl (Kiki) who joins a carnival on a hot day and ends up skinny-dipping with the Carnies and clowns.



Jocie

an 8 pager, mini-comic about a 7 year old girl who views the world in a twisted, funny way. This is rated… Continue

Added by Kathy OConnell on September 14, 2009 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Done! Minutiae No. 2!

yay! it is done. i've been working on it off and on for 3 months, so it's nice to get that off my plate. i have copies available for sale at my online shop, Sprouthead. i also welcome trades of similar size/page number.



here's a description of my zine:

"This issue is dedicated to people who don't always know where they're going, and the… Continue

Added by Aijung Kim on September 13, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

The Evolving Ezines and What that Means - By Lance Winslow



An Ezine as you know is an electronic newsletter or magazine, which is sent out by email. Yet this standard definition of an electronic newsletter has changed and so too will the true definition of an Ezine in the future. How so you curiously ask?



Well, the reason I say this is because in 1995 we put our newsletters for my company online at our website, because well because not everyone was using email yet and the attachment thing… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on September 13, 2009 at 3:54pm — 3 Comments

video - DIY: How to Make a Zine

i found this cool video on YouTube, by SamProof, were he demonstrates how to make a zine (small format, about 7.5 cm by 10.5 cm, that's about 2"95 by 4"13) without using glue/staples/stitching/etc, just by a special but simple folding process!



see it here:

DIY - How to Make a Zine; Paper, Scissors, Pen - Rockin!…

Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 13, 2009 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Zine Trade Tips

following my last post, on SamProof's video tutorial, he talks about zine trading and he has had a great idea i feel i must share you (even) more people!



according to his own words, if you would like to have a copy of the zine but are short or out of money, you can send a drawing with a self-addressed stamped envelope and you will receive a copy of the zine back! also, your drawing might appear on the next issue of the zine!



i think this is a very good idea! usually, zine… Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 13, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Squidling is Dancer ISSUE 3 RELEASE!

The new issue is out, let me know if you wanna trade. It features a travel log, a lot of art, some goodies, A LOT of zine reviews, and some other miscellaneous things. Get in contact with me! I want to trade!

Added by Sophie Bee! on September 12, 2009 at 3:49pm — No Comments

WOMEN OF HORROR DESERVE A MONTH!

Ax Wound Proposal: FEBRUARY as NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN HORROR Month 'cos sometimes it has 28 days. Can we make this official? PASS IT ON!!!

thoughts? feedback?

Added by Hannah Neurotica on September 11, 2009 at 6:46am — No Comments

Just joined and added some photos / zine progress

Hello all - been lurking for a while, but finally joined instead of just obsessively reading the forum.



Managed to force/convince myself that the second issue of my Clash/Joe Strummer/punk(ish)/related zine that I managed to scrape together wasn't a total waste of ink and double-sided tape and people might actually be interested.

Got some extra emergency high quality photo copies done at the local art shop before posting it off to be printed,

prices have gone right up now… Continue

Added by Jenna Appleseed on September 10, 2009 at 8:02pm — No Comments

first impressions on the We Make Zines community

well, i've spent the last hours browsing trough WMZ, searching for groups & blog/forum posts about stuff i'm interested in, updating my page, etc etc. i've already done some shopping thanks to some members i found! (that's because i'm addicted to shopping - online - for zines!)



i've started by adding 1 friend and joining a few groups and by now i've got 3 friends, and i'm starting to exchange nice messages with interesting and friendly people.

so this community feels… Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 10, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

about me

there are so many things that interest me, that it would fill 2 pages with topics hehe!



zines, fanzines, art, music, literature, cinema, magazines, books, artist journals, sketchbooks, comics, graphic novels, photography, vintage, collections, stamps, street art, guerrilla art, handmade crafts, paper crafts, design, graphic design, typography, fashion, photoshop, printing, diy, ... to name just a few!





anyway, i sign up for Ning in the first place, because of the… Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 10, 2009 at 5:08pm — No Comments

InDesign is scaring me.

Im starting over using INdesign- photoshop program....
uh
blank stares...
what is how whosit what the fuck?
havent used it before.

Added by lora northway on September 10, 2009 at 9:42am — 1 Comment

ZINECORE RADIO *new episode* COMING Wed 16th @ 8pm

details soon!xo

Added by Hannah Neurotica on September 10, 2009 at 8:23am — No Comments

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