Has It Been A Year Already?

All Zines Received for the 24 Hour Zine Thing 2012 Event!
Photo used under Creative Commons from Magical Mugz Studios on Flickr

Before last years event, I had dreams of making the 24 Hour Zine Thing 2012 the best year yet. And then life happened. Which brings us to one year later, with a wrap-up post of the 2012 event being posted in mid-July and participant pins just now being sent out.

Which brings us to an apology. The 24 Hour Zine Thing has been held each July since 2005, and since 2008 I have had the honor of receiving tons of 24 hour zines and getting to know each of you through handwritten letters, e-mails, Facebook posts and tweets. The sweet comments and little “thanks for everything you do!”s attached to your zines make hosting this event worthwhile, and I want to continue to make this event the best that it can be. Over the next few weeks I will be rolling out some new updates and surprises to make the 24 Hour Zine Thing even better!

And with that said, let’s wrap up 2012!

Congratulations to all 32 brave participants who completed a zine, from start to finish, in only 24 hours for the 2012 event! Here is a listing of all the zines received (and links to their blogs, Etsy shops, etc.):

  • 24 Thing to Love About Turning 24 by grouchymama
  • 9 Views of The Arbrary by Rachel Kopel
  • A Sea of Islands Versus Islands In A Far Sea by Kaden J
  • Adventures in Sky Mall by Rachel C-H
  • And All The Rest Is Talk #3 by Lindsey
  • Batgirl Was A Librarian by Bear Bahoochie
  • Bloomigrant by Bloomurder
  • Cherry Blossoms by Jessica
  • Cinnamon Insanity #1 by Anonymous
  • Dirty July #2 by Melanie
  • Fragile Like A Rubber Ball by Betty Rae
  • Gag (The 24H Edition) by Jade
  • How to Kick Yer Boots Up: A Short Ditty About Country Music by Miss C. Bean
  • Jazzhands #0: Kitty’s Guide to Urban Golf by Kitty Kerosene
  • Lady Teeth by tarynhipp
  • Lights Go Out (Issue 18) by Mr. T
  • LP’s Lists: A 24 Hour Zine by LogPoes
  • Madam Acne by Chiara
  • Mental Masturbation: 24H by Niila!
  • Mythologising Me 6: Change and Consumption by Ingrid
  • Nullium In Verba #1 by Calili
  • Power’d By Play! {4 Ways to Read} by A
  • Purple Myrtle Squeegy #4: A PMS Zine by Hadass Ben-Ari
  • Scary City Vol. 1 by +SCARE CITY+
  • She Had Black Hair by Christopher Felling
  • Summer School and More… 2012 by Stephen
  • The Routes We Wander: Issue 2 by ‘Larry’ Lee Taylor
  • The Universal Specific by Anna Vo
  • Things I Did During Int’l Zine Month by @lagina
  • Things That Work: A Zine About Things That Work by Lifeguard of Love
  • Tragic Boffin 4 by Donna
  • We Are Adventurers #1 by notpilgrim
  • Pins Already Sent:

  • Niila!
  • Anna Vo
  • Donna
  • Bloomurder
  • grouchymama
  • Kaden J.
  • Lifeguard of Love
  • Stephen
  • Rachel Kopel
  • Rachel C-H
  • Betty Rae
  • Pins to be sent on Monday, July 15, 2013:

  • Chiara
  • Calili
  • Jessica
  • Kitty Kerosene
  • Anonymous, Germany
  • LogPoes
  • Mr. T
  • Ingrid
  • Bear Bahoochie
  • Lindsey

  • If you have sent in your 2012 zine and do not see it listed, please contact me at 24hourzines(at)gmail.com. I have contacted all of the authors of the zines I have received in order to confirm mailing addresses before sending out the pins, so if you haven’t heard from me but see your zine listed above, shoot me an e-mail with your mailing address and I will send you pin out along with the others on Monday morning (or as soon as I hear from you).

    Thank you to all of your continued support, and Happy International Zine Month 2013!

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