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Learn how to make zines, with this mini zine about zinemaking.

In August 2010 I co-hosted a Zine Workshop with fellow zinemaker Jen Collins at Welcome Home in Glasgow. I did a little talk about zines and we all made some mini-zines together afterwards.

I made this little zine as a free handout for attendees and it's now been expanded to include even more information on selling and pricing, plus a peek into my own zine history.

- A Little Bit of History
- Methods of Zinemaking
- What Do I Write About?
- Recommended Reading
- My Life in Zines
- Printing Your Zine
- Sell Your Zines
- Pricing
- Resources

This is the printed zine. A PDF is also available in my shop which you can print yourself.

A6 in size with 16 pages, black and white printing.

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Let's Make Zines - a mini zine about zinemaking


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