The Omaha Zine Fest was successful both in selling and trading zines. We made new connections, new ideas, and were energized about making more zines.
Zines are a really exciting creative outlet. I can push myself in both writing and designing pages. There is no right or wrong way to create a zine. There is the act of creating itself.
Making something out of nothing:
Last September I tabled my first ZineCon in Kansas City, Missouri. I was excited because it took submitting an application and being accepted. I had left the Zine Community in Phoenix when we moved to the heartland and I was a little afraid I wouldn’t find the queers and the outcasts in a place where most of the country’s grain is grown.