How Do I Print A Zine At Home?

How to Print a Zine

  • Save your online Zine as a PDF.
  • Open PDF file. Click File and Print.
  • Select Print on both sides of paper. Flip on short edge.
  • Select Landscape orientation.
  • Print, fold in half and staple on the spine.

How much does it cost to print a zine?

But printing the zine isn’t cheap. It costs anywhere from $6-7 USD per issue to print, depending on how long the current issue is and the materials we choose.

How many pages is a zine?

Page count varies from as few as 8 pages and up. The traditional binding process for zine printing is saddle stitching, which can accommodate a publication of up to 92 pages.

How do I make a zine in Word?

Follow these steps to set up your document as a booklet:

  1. Choose Page Setup from the File menu.
  2. Make sure the Margins tab is displayed.
  3. Using the Multiple Pages drop-down list, choose Book Fold.
  4. In the Margins area of the dialog box, make sure the margins are set appropriately for your document.
  5. Click OK.

What is a zine book?

A zine (/ziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier. Zines are the product of either a single person or of a very small group, and are popularly photocopied into physical prints for circulation.

How do you make a zine?


  • Step 1: Fold your sheet of paper in half.
  • Step 2: Open your paper so that it is folded in half.
  • Step 3: Fold your paper lengthwise (along the crease that has the slit).
  • Step 4: Now it’s time for you to fill in your blank booklet and turn it into a zine!
  • Step 5: And that’s it!

How do I get a zine published?

Ten tips for publishing your own zine

  1. Write something people actually want to read.
  2. Work out your goals.
  3. Surround yourself by a small, reliable team.
  4. Get acquainted with the Sticky Institute photocopiers (and staff)
  5. Find local, independent bookshops willing to stock your product.
  6. Attend other zine launches.
  7. Hold your launch party at a bar that doesn’t charge.

Where can I make cheap copies?

24 Places to Make Copies (Near Me) For Cheap

  • Google “Cheap Copies Near Me”
  • Your Local Library.
  • The Local Post Office.
  • Local Community Centers.
  • FedEx Office.
  • UPS Store.
  • Your Local Copy Store.
  • CVS Pharmacy.

How long are zines usually?

Most of the zines I have are between 20 and 48 pages long.

As a general rule, fanzines make use of material that is copyrighted or trademarked without any legal right to do so, but no one cares. It’s not that fair use covers them and they’re therefore free of liability. Fair use is a tricky category that doesn’t have a lot of hard and fast rules.

How do you make a brochure on Microsoft Word 2018?

Create a Brochure from a Template

  1. Click File, and click New.
  2. Scroll through the options, select a brochure you like, and click Create.
  3. Click in any area of the brochure and begin typing over the placeholder text.
  4. Right-click any picture, select Change Picture, and make the appropriate selection to add images.

How do you make an 8 page booklet?

Method 1 Making an Eight Page Mini-Booklet

  • Fold an 8 1/2 x 11″ piece of paper in half hamburger-style.
  • Open and fold hotdog-style.
  • Open the paper up.
  • Fold the edges of the paper inward to the center.
  • Unfold your paper.
  • Fold hamburger-style and cut halfway through the center.
  • Unfold the paper and make a hotdog fold.

How do I make a booklet in Word 2010?

Now, let’s take a look at Word 2010. In the document that you want to print as a booklet, click the Page Layout tab and then click the Page Setup Dialog Box Launcher. In the dialog box, in the Multiple pages list, click Book fold.

Are zines free?

After decades of existence, zines are no longer strictly counter-culture, but they originated as small-scale DIY efforts—many with an anti-authoritarian message. Most definitions of zines include the fact that they are small-circulation, self-published, and often inexpensive or free.

How do you make a small zine?


  1. Fold a piece of paper in half.
  2. Fold it in half the other way.
  3. Fold the paper in half vertically.
  4. Unfold and cut the zine.
  5. Fold the paper along the horizontal fold.
  6. Push the paper to form a plus sign.
  7. Fold the top and bottom legs of the plus sign over.
  8. Fold the left leg over clockwise and crease.

What is the purpose of zine?

Self-expression; boredom; being super passionate about, or to raise awareness of, something; to document times, events and places; to share information and ideas; to make a statement; to make people think and to inspire discussion are all purposes for creating zines that I’ve heard from zine creators that I’ve