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Little Red Riding Issues

Once upon a time, Little Red Riding Hood set off through the forest to visit her Grandma. On the way, she met up with a Big Bad Wolf who struck upon the clever plan of taking a shortcut to granny's house so that he could gobble her up then have little Red for dessert.…

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Added by TangleCrafts on November 2, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Zine Month discounts!

Use coupon code ZINEMONTH in the TangleStore for a 15% discount on all orders until July 31st.

Use coupon code ZINEMONTH at ETPrintworks for a discount of £1 when you place an order of £5…

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Added by TangleCrafts on July 4, 2013 at 8:23am — No Comments

Project Dissimulation - first zine (& more!) available now

As April is bowel cancer awareness month, I was keen to get the first issue of the Project Dissimulation zine completed in time for April – so keen that I managed to be finished early!  So far I have completed Volume I of the zine, a matching Project Dissimulation badge (I will create a new badge design for each issue, so they can be collected!), and bird badges made from upcycled postage stamps for anyone who would like a completely individual souvenir of the Project - but there is still…

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Added by TangleCrafts on March 29, 2013 at 4:14am — No Comments

The Postcard Recycling Kit

One of my oldest zine ideas (first featured in a now obsolete zine about postcards called PostScript) has been recycled into a new looseleaf zine: The Postcard Recycling Kit.  Includes crafty postcard projects as well as postcard labels to upcycle any artwork, waste cardstock, or any other item you choose!  More pics & further info…

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Added by TangleCrafts on March 13, 2013 at 3:48am — No Comments

DISCOUNT CODE for ETPrintworks re-launch!

Save 20% on any order of £10 or more (until midnight, Sunday 10th March) by using coupon code RELAUNCHED at E.T.Printworks Etsy checkout!

Added by TangleCrafts on March 8, 2013 at 2:22am — No Comments

New Mail Art/Zine Project: Project DISSIMULATION 2013

Launched February 2013, this project is a zine-in-waiting!I have put out a call for used postage stamps and/or faux postage/artistamps featuring images of birds. I'll be collating submissions into a zine (or series of zines) and possibly other craft items, then selling all items in aid of MacMillan Cancer…

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Added by TangleCrafts on February 24, 2013 at 5:02am — No Comments

FREE ZINE! Enchanted Times 'Suggestion Box'

I've just added a suggestions box to my Enchanted Times blog.  Suggest a story to be covered in a future issue of Enchanted Times, and you could win a complimentary copy of that…

Added by TangleCrafts on December 11, 2012 at 1:35am — No Comments

Do you like fairy tales? Blog giveaway!

If you enjoy re-told fairy tales, please stop by my Enchanted Times blog, where I am hosting a Seasonal Sampler…

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Added by TangleCrafts on November 20, 2012 at 1:29am — No Comments

October sale!

Have been making up gift sets & stocking fillers for my …

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Added by TangleCrafts on September 30, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Enchanted Times #5 - update

ET #5 has returned from the printer, and a batch of new ETPrintworks postcards is due to arrive today or tomorrow.  All contributor copies & pre-orders will be despatched in the next few days!

Added by TangleCrafts on June 27, 2012 at 1:03am — No Comments

Enchanted Times Submissions update April 2012

Stories for ENCHANTED TIMES #5 have been collated, and due for release in May 2012.  Feature stories include interpretations of Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, and Snow White. No space for additional stories in this issue but slots for related artwork and mini-features/snippets are still open.  Please get in touch if you have something you think might fit in.  

Added by TangleCrafts on April 11, 2012 at 12:14am — No Comments

New limited edition Enchanted Times!

The culmination of the project hosted at Art 42 has resulted in a one-off special edition of the Enchanted Times.  Only 20 copies will be printed, each signed, numbered & dated.  This issue contains full colour original artwork…

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Added by TangleCrafts on March 17, 2012 at 3:16am — No Comments

New E.T. Printworks store!

The Enchanted Times has been sitting happily alongside my TangleCrafts stuff for the last couple of years, but it actually now makes up at least half of my stock, so that the TangleCrafts header wasn't really feeling like the most appropriate sales banner for it (although still appropriate to the rest of the stuff).  Although I will continue to keep a lesser amount of ET stock in the…

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Added by TangleCrafts on March 10, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Enchanted Times Submissions Update (MAR)

ENCHANTED TIMES #5 is planned for Apr/May 2012, focusing on Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast and Snow White.  Seeking artwork, ads, and small text snippets.  Currently at least one story slot still open. Does not need to directly relate to one of the above tales - tenuous links are fine, and other stories will be considered regardless.  

ENCHANTED TIMES #6 is planned for Autumn 2012, focusing on the Steadfast Tin Soldier, Thumbelina and…

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Added by TangleCrafts on March 2, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Enchanted Times #4 now available!

Pre-orders have been despatched, and contributor copies are packaged up ready to post.  For everyone else, Enchanted Times #4 is now available …

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Added by TangleCrafts on February 27, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

Enchanted Times submissions update (FEB)

ENCHANTED TIMES #4 will be available by end Feb, currently in final stages of preparation for printing.

ENCHANTED TIMES #5 will so far focus on Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast and possibly the Steadfast Tin Soldier (this may be held until a future issue)

Seeking artwork, ads, and small text snippets.  Currently at least one story slot still open, does not need to relate to the above. Publication planned for Apr/May 2012.  See …

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Added by TangleCrafts on February 10, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

New collaborative zine (fairy tales again!)

I've set up a new collaborative fairy tale zine project over at Art 42.  This is separate to my Enchanted Times project (see previous blog posts) and offers you absolute freedom in terms of which fairy tale you use as inspiration & how you interpret it.  The only restriction is page size, which is postcard-size/4" x 6"/A6/quarter-size.  

 

I'm asking people to submit 2 pages, and…

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Added by TangleCrafts on December 19, 2011 at 2:27am — 1 Comment

Enchanted Times submissions update

ENCHANTED TIMES #4 will focus on  Rumpelstiltskin, The Nightingale, & The Emperor's New Clothes.

Still seeking artwork & ads/snippets (see previous post for further details) but stories are now closed for submission. Publication planned for Jan/Feb 2012. 

ENCHANTED TIMES #5 will so far focus on Red Riding Hood and the Steadfast Tin Soldier.  (see Feb blog post for latest info)

Seeking artwork & ads/snippets.…

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Added by TangleCrafts on December 18, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

Do you believe in fairy tales? Call for submissions

SUBMISSIONS WANTED FOR NEW ISSUE OF ENCHANTED TIMES

When it began 2 years ago, Enchanted Times was basically a vehicle invented to carry 3 revisionist fairy tale short stories/flash fiction I had already written.  I had no idea at the time that it would become my only ongoing project (amidst many other one-offs); but there have now been 3 issues (#1 & #2 now condensed into an omnibus edition) plus 5 mini-zine supplements, and there is definitely more to…

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Added by TangleCrafts on November 6, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Updating

Hurrah!  After avoiding this site for a year or more due to difficulties in editing my page, I have finally realised all I needed to do was use a different browser (Internet Explorer rather than Opera, if that helps anyone else).  I have deleted old photos & added some more current pics, but will be adding more info shortly, now that I can!  I have more zines available than you will see in the photos - please check out my blogs for further details:

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Added by TangleCrafts on July 22, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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