hello fellow kids! we’re back back back back back again, which means the international zine month can finally fully begin! (at least for me) and as usual we are going to have a little IZM sale! you can get 19% off your order with the code IZM2019 until the end of july!
International Zine month list of suggested activities for 2018!
– Check out wemakezines.com
– Use #IZM2019 when writing online about International Zine Month
++ EXTRA CREDIT
– Read a zine everyday
– Attend or organize a zine event
– Do a 24 hour zine: sign up at 24hourzines.com
– Draw a comic a day then release a comic zine
– Write about your progress daily online
July 1 – CanaZine Day! Buy, read, or share zines from Canada for Canada Day!
July 2 – Zine Rewind! Re-read your favorite zines and remind yourself why you love them.
July 3 – Teach a friend,family member, or stranger about zines!
July 4 – AmeriZine Day! Explore marginalized voices in America. Buy, share, and read zines about racial justice and zines written by American people of color.
July 5 – Review a zine: post online or print in your zine
July 6 – Zine Pride Day! Explore LGBTQIA zines! Buy, share, and read zines by people of marginalized sexual orientations and gender identities. Check out the Queer Zine Archive Project! qzap.org
July 7 – Zine Distro Appreciation Day! Order from a distro, get yourself some reading material for IZM2019
July 8 – Cook with a recipe you found in a zine!
July 9 – Write a letter to a zine penpal
July 10 – Write a letter to a zine maker
July 11 – International Zine Day! Buy, share, or read zines from a country different than your own
July 12 – ZineWiki Day! Add to or update zinewiki.com
July 13 – Make up a zine superstition and share it (skip the 13th issue? Spin 3 times to prevent copier jams or avoid paper cuts? Let your best friend read your zine before anyone else?)
July 14 – ValenZines Day! Give yourself some zine love in whatever way it means to you! read zines in a bubble bath? Buy some new scissors? Let your zine friends know you care about them.
July 15 – Free Zine Day! Give zines away or leave zines in public places for strangers to find
July 16 – Make a list of reasons you love zines and share it with others
July 17 – Make a flyer for your zine to trade with others or to send out with zine orders and trades
July 18 – Zine trade Day! Ask someone to trade zines
July 19 – Send your zine to a distro for consideration
July 20 – Zine Shop Appreciation Day! Visit your local zine shop!
July 21 – Zine Library Day! Visit your local zine library. Don’t have one in your area? Why not start one?
July 22 – Send or drop off your zine to a zine library to be included in their collection
July 23 – Order zines from a different zine distro
July 24 – Teach yourself a new zine skill like a new binding technique or how to make a 1 page zine
July 25 – Send your zine out for review to a website or magazine that does reviews
July 26 – Organize your zine collection
July 27 – Host or attend a zine event!
July 28 – Post online about your favorite zines!
July 29 – Take a photo of you with your zine or zine collection and post it online
July 30 – Write a letter or post about your IZM2019
July 31 – HallowZine! Remember zines and zinesters that are no longer with us.