The Quick and Dirty Guide to Fanzine Publishing

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Zine
Title: The Quick and Dirty Guide to Fanzine Publishing
Publisher: Haunted Medium Publications
Editor(s): Kim Prosser and Lisa Swope
Type: how-to guide
Date(s): June 1991
Medium: print
Fandom: multimedia
External Links: WayBack Archive link to a version online/WebCite
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Contents

The Quick and Dirty Guide to Fanzine Publishing is a 37-page digest-sized guide for beginning zine publishers with a cover by Barb Gipson.

It contains two essays. One is on zine production by Kim Prosser and Lisa Swope. The other is by Lisa K. Wildman about reproducing artwork.

Contents

The contents of this zine are archived here:

WayBack Archive link to a version online/WebCite

INTRODUCTION

WRITING A FANZINE:

  • Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation
  • Where Do The Stories Come From?
  • Who Owns What and Why -- Otherwise Known as COPYRIGHT
  • Outlines
  • Writing the First Draft
  • Rewrite #1: The Second Draft

WRITING AND ARTWORK ASSIGNMENTS:

  • A Word About Deadlines
  • Assigning Artwork
  • Payment for Commissioned Artwork and Writing
  • Who Owns the Copyright to Whose Work?

REPRODUCING ARTWORK:

  • Introduction
  • How Expensive Is It to Reproduce Quality Art?
  • Pen & Ink (Line Art)
  • Pencil (Gray Tones)
  • Color
  • Printing
  • Paper Stock
  • After the Zine is Completed
  • In Closing

FORMATTING A FANZINE:

  • Fanzine Size
  • Page Layout and Style
  • Page Layout and Numbering of Digest-Sized Zines

PRODUCTION:

  • Printing Costs
  • Printing a Make-Ready from the Master Copy
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Last Word

BIBLIOGRAPHY

DISCLAIMER

ZINES BY LIGHT AND CLOUDSHADOWS

CLOSING CREDITS