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New zine review

Awesome stuff from dystatic!

If you're interested in reviews or trades, send to:

The & Ranch

PO Box 203

Trumansburg, NY 14886

Added by The & Ranch on March 26, 2016 at 6:04am — No Comments

Issues 3 & 4

Issue 4 of felan is here. I know it's my zine, but I have to say this is the best one yet. All the contributions are on the theme - Melancholy. 

Check it out here: http://www.blurb.com/b/6975964-f-lan-issue-4-melancholy

Contributor interviews will be posting on the blog here: https://felanzine.wordpress.com/…


Added by Jennifer Nichole Wells on March 25, 2016 at 7:47am — No Comments

Computer Layout Solved

I have finally got my word processor to produce a A5 book layout that always works.

So now I can start printing my little novels & short stories..

Regards Bill

Added by Bill Snell on March 25, 2016 at 4:51am — No Comments

Antiquated Future Beginning of Spring Distro Update


A Dream of Books #3 & 4- A history of amateur press associations, a personal history of self-publishing, and the (real and…

Added by Antiquated Future on March 25, 2016 at 2:03am — No Comments

Mannequin haus open to submissions

Submissions for Mannequin Haus are now open until May 25 and can be sent to the following email: journeysintospace@gmail.com
Editor: Zachary Hamilton
flash fiction, poems, play scenes, no longer that 1500 words. Send in the body of the email.

Added by Zach Hamilton on March 24, 2016 at 6:52pm — No Comments

27 Peace how Beyond Truth & Consequences

New Amonature


April philosophy time

Added by Epiphany Publishing on March 22, 2016 at 6:14pm — No Comments

One Minute Zine Reviews #9 Update

As you may or may not know, my father DJ Frederick has passed his review zine "One Minute Zine Reviews to me. I have received enough zines to start compiling reviews together. The new issue will be quarter-sized. I like that size. Please continue to submit your zines for review at: Stephen J. Lazotte c/o One Minute Zine Reviews PO Box 383 Manchester NH 03105

Added by Stephen J. Lazotte on March 22, 2016 at 5:52pm — No Comments

An autobiographical zine by a Cambodian child soldier

In my travels across SE Asia I came across an autobiographical zine by Aki Ra, a Cambodian child soldier who devoted his adult life to clearing the landmines he planted in his youth. It is hands down the most compelling zine I have ever read. It details Aki’s experience of the Cambodian civil war, where the Khmer Rouge killed 25 percent of the Cambodian population, leaving Aki an orphan. He was drafted into the Khmer Rouge at age ten and forced to plant landmines. At age 12 Aki was…


Added by Zine-o-Matic on March 21, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Wax Lips No. 1: Forbidden Fruit

Seeking Submissions for new ANONYMOUS perzine. We want words, quotes, conversations, communications, screenshots, mail-art, stories, confessions, secrets, art, photography, NSFW, etc. related to the theme of 'Forbidden Fruit. Zine will be printed as a 5.5x8.5 inch…


Added by Wax Lips on March 21, 2016 at 10:14am — No Comments

A City Made By People Journal #1


Dear city enthusiast, p…


Added by Nicole Citinerary on March 21, 2016 at 8:55am — No Comments

Media/Art Monopoly - Worse then Bagdikian could Imagine.

The Bagdikian Interview

FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, rebroadcast an interview with Ben Bagdikian, author of The Media Monopoly.

Listening to the ’95 interview of Ben Bagdikian.

He mentions the danger of owning both distribution and content. The media / art companies has taken that up one step.

They own distribution, content, and reviews of content.

They give themselves great reviews for bad music, books, tv, film, etc. OR

They give… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 19, 2016 at 6:14pm — No Comments

So many Ideas..!

Hello there,

I have been working on zines since I was a teenager for 40 years actually and still there are so many ideas I want to turn into paper and publish it out there.

Hopefully I will be motivated.

I am enjoying writing more and have ideas for folding pages in my work, so working on that.

Regards Bill

Added by Bill Snell on March 19, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

Spare Ink Issue Six

A new issue of Spare Ink is now available. A C&P letterpress, a Risograph and a cranky old inkjet were used to publish issue six of Spare Ink. It contains slice of life musings from a middle-aged perspective intermingled with drawings, paintings and a sense of humor. A limited number of copies include a two-color relief print on the back jacket cover. …


Added by Dale Harkness on March 15, 2016 at 8:12pm — No Comments


1. Im looking for any and all visual art & poetry, prose and spoken word that fits, or best represents, (in YOUR opinion) the THEME: MOVEMENT - I want to explore how movement is just another form of communication (from the cliche body language to relocation or natural disasters) however I…


Added by ATTEMPTING NORMAL on March 15, 2016 at 6:54pm — 1 Comment

Breaking Out of the Zine Niche?

One area where you can encounter strong pushback from zinesters is to suggest that a zine writer or publication aspire to be more than a quirky local happening affecting few people.

I've been a strong advocate of zine writing, because I recognize that at its best it's better than any shit being shoveled at us from the so-called literary mainstream-- which is in fact little more than an extension of "Big 5" conglomerate publishing. I'll go further than that and claim…


Added by King Wenclas on March 14, 2016 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Ben Bagdikian has died.

Ben Bagdikian has died.

That name may not mean much to you, but it does to me. And I think his legacy will mean more and more as time goes by.

He was a journalist who wrote the book The Media Monopoly in 1983. That book, even in the 80's talked about a fast shrinking landscape of who owned the media and the dangers of so few owning so much.

Since then, his concern for an ever shrinking number of major independent news outlets, has gotten worse not better - much… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 12, 2016 at 3:36pm — No Comments

In need of a zine type stapler?

I found this one a few months back and bought it, it works like a charm and I love it!

only $7!



Added by Serena R Pruess on March 10, 2016 at 2:49pm — No Comments

3 Men control all the Music? Yes.

Let's look at the problem with the music industry this way.

There are 3 record companies that control 80% of the business, Warners, Universal, Sony. Each has a president. That's 3 presidents controlling the music industry. 

 Do you think 3 people should determine the fate of 80% of the music business? No of course not, but they do now. The 3 have made it clear,

We only support a generic pop sound. We only promote that type of music, and only for a few. (Swift, Beyonce,… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 10, 2016 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

The Big Quarrel. available for sale in print and ebook edition

Please swing by http://northeasthouse.tumblr.com/TheBigQuarrel for details. I am happy to barter, trade or bargain with WeMakeZine members. Please kindly mention that you…


Added by reports from Luke on March 8, 2016 at 7:03pm — No Comments

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