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Mini-'zine swap #31 (August)

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Swap Coordinator:zoey1440 (contact)
Swap categories: Zines  Letters & Writing  Paper Crafts 
Number of people in swap:19
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.50
Last day to signup/drop:August 14, 2011
Date items must be sent by:August 31, 2011
Number of swap partners:5
Description:

Whether you are new to zines or a pro, this is a swap to share your unique mini-zine and also send each other your comments. This is a great way to start out if you are new to this or help each other with ideas and tips.

In this swap you will create a mini-zine and send to 5 partners. Can be color or black-and-white, pics or text, whatever you like! Format is also your choice - make it unique to you!! Journal style, mini-articles, photos, recipes, news, opinions, absolutely anything goes!! Newbies are welcome, we all had to start somewhere!! Just no flakers please. I will angel if needed but it shouldn't even be an issue right?? O:)

Here is a nifty template for the mini-zine (not required but an easy way to get started!): http://www.knowledgeup.com/2007/11/05/diy-mini-8-page-pocket-zine/ or check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xh1W15BWCUk (or you can use your own format if you like! hand made, printed, copied, whatever!)

Discussion

Gofeen 07/18/2011 #

Does it have to be typed or can it be handwritten or can you type it, cut it out then stick it in? I don't know how to do the clever type it all on one page thing, upside down and so on.

zoey1440 07/19/2011 #

There is a template that you can download, but hand-written is fine too. Sometimes I just fold up a paper and then write/draw on it, and photocopy. Whatever works for you!! :)

jenthewen 07/19/2011 #

What exactly is a zine? Is it like a mini magazine? Sorry to sound stupid but could someone explain what it is?

zoey1440 07/23/2011 #

Yes like a small magazine, shoot me an email if you'd like me to mail you an example!! :) [email protected]

bedsitdiary 08/ 8/2011 #

Could you help me? I am new and tried to join as it says new people are allowed, but it says I don't have the rating requirement. Thanks Izzy

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