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20 years of Echo Zines: Same Heartbeats

Here is another piece of Echo Zines herstory, probably the final post in this 20th zine anniversary series (well, we’ll see, the year isn’t over yet). Because I’ve been making zines for 20 years now, I wanted to take a … Continue reading

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Echo Zines portfolio

I’ve been making zines for 20 years now so I’ve built up quite a collection. To give you an overview of (most* of) the zines I have currently available in my catalogue, I’ve made a “zine portfolio” with images and … Continue reading

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How to celebrate a zine anniversary in a pandemic?

How to celebrate a zineversary or zine anniversary in a pandemic? Hmmm, honestly I’m not so sure… This summer it’s been 20 years since I put out my very first zine called Punk Feminist Mini Zine and I’ve been wanting … Continue reading

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20 years of Echo Zines: the Flapper Gathering series

I’m not only celebrating International Zine Month this summer but also my zine anniversary (aka zineversary)! So for today’s prompt “HallowZine! Remember zines and zinesters that are no longer with us” I’m going to focus on some of my own … Continue reading

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International Zine Month 2021 – make a flyer

Do you make zines? How do you make publicity for them? Only online, or offline too? It’s probably a good (and fun) idea to make and print some paper flyers as today’s International Zine Month prompt (see Stolen Sharpie Revolution) … Continue reading

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20 years of Echo Zines: the first zine I ever made

For the occasion of my zinester anniversary (20 years of making zines! ūüėģ ), I want to write about my zine journey. This blogpost will tell you all about the first zine I ever made:

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IZM day 31 – HallowZine

July 31st, the final day of International Zine Month is HallowZine, a day for remembrance and reflection: “Remember zines and zinesters that are no longer with us.” I get very nostalgic lately, probably since I made my From Spice Girls … Continue reading

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IZM day 2 – reread your favourite zines

It’s International Zine Month day 2! Today is “Zine Re-Wind” day and¬†we’re encouraged to¬†(re)read some of our favourite zines. What are your favourite zines? What did you read or do you plan to read today? Don’t hesitate to share your … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the evolution of zines from the 1980s till now

I’ve¬†recently read How to publish a fanzine by Mike Gunderloy (from 1988!). This book is no longer in print, but I stumbled upon a second-hand copy at the Alternatieve Boekenbeurs and you can read it online here. Mike Gunderloy used … Continue reading

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Article – Feminism and self-publishing

For Same Heartbeats #3 zine: SELF-PUBLISHING & FEMINISM This text deals with paper media such as zines and their link with feminism. I‚Äôm going to try to mix examples from different countries and avoid focussing only on American feminism and … Continue reading

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