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submissions wanted for d.i.y. or don't we? #2

DIY or Don't We? is a zine about doing things together as friends, families, collectives and communities. Planning is underway for the second issue. Would you like to contribute? The deadline is June 30, 2010.



Ideas for contributions include stories about what community means to you, skill-sharing/how-to guides for collaborative activities, experiences with solidarity and allyship in working against oppression, and thoughts about do-it-yourself ethics as they relate to… Continue

Added by nicki sabalu on April 16, 2010 at 6:35pm — 4 Comments

Ning passing around the collection plate?

One of the other NING networks I'm on just send out a mass email saying that NING is planning to switch to paid membership only- I couldn't find any announcement in the NING blog though. Does anyone know if this is true?


ETA- Yep, it's true. NING is phasing out free service. Read about it here - http://creators.ning.com/forum/topics/ning-update

Added by Ro- The Apocalypse Girl on April 16, 2010 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Looking for artists to join us at our monthly contemporary art,craft,design and fashion fairs





We're looking for stall holders for our next creative fair as part of Salfords music festival Sounds From The Other City on May 2nd.

We're taking over the whole of Bexley square which is on the main road (Chapel… Continue

Added by Cheap Zine on April 15, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

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



He was was both an actor in his family group, and their business manager. He was the first in Hollywood to get a percentage of a film's gross receipts as part of…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 14, 2010 at 10:17am — No Comments

Fanzine Ynfytyn 12 out

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Fanzine Ynfytyn 12



24 page quarter-sized zine 50p/$1 + postage



Featuring:

*An interview with myself that soon turns into book recommendations

* Haiku ode to Papa Hemingway

* Guide to collective nouns for birds

* My days of selling software to the nuclear industry

* Monthly lists of small…
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Added by Emma Jane Falconer on April 14, 2010 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

My zine, mélange, and what the hell I was thinking.

Heh, I'm a turd. After doing not very much promotion of mélange #2, I've started work on mélange #3. Yeah, the mood found me. I feel more confident about, well... myself, what I want to say, and how I want to say it.…
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Added by sandy on April 14, 2010 at 3:35am — 2 Comments

Call for submissions to Absent Cause #4: Surviving

The new issue of Absent Cause zine will focus on surviving. Some possible topics are:

  • Your personal story of survival

  • The repercussions of surviving emotional, physical and sexual abuse

  • Surviving under a classist, anti-poor, racist, sexist, anti-queer and fat-phobic system

  • Sex work and survival

  • What should be the role of social-justice activists and organizations in personal survival issues?…
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Added by redguard on April 13, 2010 at 11:18am — No Comments

Call for submissions- Good Sex/Bad Sex issue 2

it's that time again.... i want yr sex stories! the steamy, the saucy,
the raunchy, the nasty.
i also want the sad, the messy, the ones to laugh off, the ones you want to forget...
basically, i want it all.

issue two is aiming to be twice as big as the first!
feel free to submit multiple stories!

DEADLINE- JUNE 1ST.

xo-miss nico.

Added by Nico. on April 12, 2010 at 6:17pm — 1 Comment

Musea E-mail Club #507 New Musea out plus excerpt

Musea Reader, the April/May issue is out.



This issue has 3 parts. Two for your health, and one for the health of music. The first "LARRY"S SUGAR PILLS" is a one act courtroom 'drama'. See if Larry ends up in jail for selling his miracle…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 12, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

SMILE, HON, YOU'RE IN BALTIMORE! deadline, upcoming events and more

SMILE, HON deadline, upcoming events and more



BALTIMORE, Md. – From the bathroom to the boardroom, local literary zine Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore! seeks your waste-related stories,… Continue

Added by Eight-Stone Press on April 12, 2010 at 9:25am — No Comments

job opening at ZW HQ

Zine World is looking for an art director. You would be involved in creating Zine World's new design, responsible for the layout of each issue, and coordinate with people submitting artwork. Must have experience with Adobe InDesign or similar software.

Volunteer because of your passion for zines, because you want a free subscription to Zine World, or to boost your design experience for your resume. Just get in touch.

Added by Jerianne on April 12, 2010 at 6:18am — No Comments

inaugural zine award at Mackay

Inaugural zine prize at the Libris Awards was won by Gracia Haby for her works:

Postcards from... A key to help make your own world visible, A vagary of impediments & a sneak of weasels, and …

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Added by Artists books 3.0 on April 12, 2010 at 12:32am — No Comments

Driving Blind #4

Finally!



Driving Blind #4 - quarter size - 54 pages.









I write about my town, my first (and only) job - and my dad even wrote a story about the habits of Jersey geese. It's very cut-and-paste, and I swear it's more interesting than I make it sound. You can buy it at my distro - everything is alphabetical, so just look under A-F zines.…



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Added by Erin H on April 10, 2010 at 9:13pm — 1 Comment

The Op Shop

There is a Junk Drawer display at the “The Opportunity Shop” in Hyde

Park in Chicago.

The shop is a temporary experimental project space. It is located in a former Hollywood Video store that has been totally redone as a community art center.

The Junk Drawer set-up was created almost entirely out of stuff found at

the space: sets of drawer, and display racks that were previously used

for DVD’s. Zines are for sale, and there’s a drawer full of odds and

ends you can… Continue

Added by Eric Bartholomew on April 10, 2010 at 10:43am — No Comments

On the Road Update

I am on the road, and I'm finding it difficult to keep up with zine requests. I am going to get caught up this weekend, but it may take me a while to send out any new requests. (I only receive mail sporadically, so that's a problem too.)



If you want to get a copy of Mistaken for Straight in a timely manner, you can get it from one of the following great distros:



Click Clack Distro…

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Added by Amazing Sunflower on April 10, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

My Zines Reviewed in Zine World #28

Several of my zines were reviewed in Zine World #28. I'm including those reviews in this blog post.



Before I get to the reviews, I want to encourage everyone to read Zine World. It's a great resource for anyone who has even the slightest interest in zines. It's full of letters, articles, ads, a chart of U.S. postal rates, and lots of reviews. A single issue costs $4 postpaid, US; $5…
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Added by Amazing Sunflower on April 10, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Gardening Zines?

Hey, does anyone make/know of any good gardening zines? I've tried to carry some in the past and nobody has ever come through. I'm an avid gardener and it's the season, so I would really like to carry something on the subject! Shoot me an email if you have any suggestions: msvaleriepark(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks! -JJ

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Ms Valerie Park Distro

Newsletter for… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on April 9, 2010 at 1:18pm — 2 Comments

Distro looking for submissions!

Hey everyone! Fluxxii is a mental health-oriented site looking for zine submissions. We're looking for zines having to do with mental health, which is a very broad topic that encompasses just about anything! :) Zines will be on consignment (sorry!! but it just works better with our system) and all shipping costs will be covered. Check out the site at fluxxii.com or view the consignment information… Continue

Added by Fluxxii on April 8, 2010 at 2:32pm — 2 Comments

Completion!

So, i guess I should use this blog thing, because I have exciting news.



Well... exciting for me.



Last week, I officially finished my first real zine, a perzine called The Universe and You: An Owner's Manual.



Everything is cut, collated, folded, stapled, covers painted... it feels so good. Handed out the first few copies already. Plan on handing more out this weekend at the NJ Zine Fest, trades and whatnot!



Not to mention a little tiny minizine on facial hair… Continue

Added by Ren! on April 8, 2010 at 1:39pm — 4 Comments

Things You Say zine distro - 4/7/10 update

I added two new zines to the catalog today:

  • A Million Birthdays #9

    This is another great, text-heavy zine by K, broken up into vignettes. K writes: “I have been writing down my stories – critical or not – for over seven years now and I don't really know why. It's like there's something that lives inside of me and tells me, over and over, if you are going to keep living, you have to keep writing. And so, whether or not anyone else is…

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Added by Erin H on April 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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