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Dear Anonymous V2 Lives!

Dear Anonymous 2 is on its way and I'm once again looking for letters!

Lessons learned from DA1:

*250 words or less is good (for one page)

*500 words or less is good (for two pages)

 

So, basically, you're right in the 1 - 500 words range, but shorter is better. BUT, this zine is about expression, and I don't want to force anyone to clamp down on their passion just for me. I'm flexible.…

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Added by Cleo on March 20, 2012 at 4:18am — No Comments

Call for Submissions!

Dear Anonymous 2 is on its way and I'm once again looking for letters!

Lessons learned from DA1:

*250 words or less is good (for one page)

*500 words or less is good (for two pages)

 

So, basically, you're right in the 1 - 500 words range, but shorter is better. BUT, this blog is about expression, and I don't want to force anyone to clamp down on their passion just for me. I'm flexible. :)

 

As for content, these letters can be confessionals,…

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Added by Cleo on April 11, 2011 at 1:57am — 2 Comments

Finally!

Thanks to underestimation of work needed, a very slow printer and a decision that hand-stiching won over stapling, it's taken me longer than anticipated to finish my zines. But now I have two done! My mini-zine 'The Perfect Pocket Guinness Guide' and the other (not a mini) called Dear Anonymous.

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Added by Cleo on April 3, 2011 at 1:07am — 2 Comments

Starting Out

I've had a fascination with zines since I discovered them a few years back. It was more of a passing affection at first like smiling at the cute guy you see on the bus every morning but never bothering to take it further than that. We'll I've plucked up my confidence and am asking zine making out on a date. (Workable metaphor? Maybe.)

 

A few years back (yeah, again), I started a project called 'Dear Anonymous' that was Post Secret-esque in that people sent me anonymous letters…

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Added by Cleo on March 9, 2011 at 9:06pm — 6 Comments

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