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Sheffield Zine Fest 2014 – coming soon…

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Why print black when you can Pixma bleck?

I have come to realise that we live in a post-magic civilisation. The details of inkjet printing are more esoteric than anything The Order of the Golden Dawn could have ever thought up, and heaven and hell are separated by … Continue reading

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New publications available at Black Daffodil Press

Phew! It’s been a busy few weeks, but highly productive, and I have a number of new publications both in print and online. Links & short descriptions on the “Publications” page (above). Despite being a very simple format, the first … Continue reading

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The rainbow-stained circles of middle-class Hell – Cantos I – IV

Don’t try this at home. Well, do, but at your own risk. No really, what I describe here will seriously invalidate your warranties. Canto I Having waxed lyrical about the pros of inkjet printers, my experience over the last two … Continue reading

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Stack ‘em, pack ‘em and rack ‘em – multiples organisation and the joy of packs

What goes around, comes around. Eventually. The late seventies / early eighties was a very formative time for me. I was born in 1964 and so was in my teens during the heady days of fanzines. I missed “Sniffin’ Glue” … Continue reading

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“Work, finish, publish”, Michael Faraday – Printing, proofing & pricing (part 2)

As promised, more about the practicalities and cost of DIY printing. Just to refresh you, I’m using a Brother MFC-J6510DW A3 duplex multi-function 4-colour inkjet printer, printing a booklet of 28 double-sided monochrome pages on 90gsm inkjet paper, with a … Continue reading

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“Work, finish, publish”, Michael Faraday – Printing, proofing & pricing (part 1)

I don’t have a problem with the “work” bit, or the “publish” bit, but the “finish” part of Faraday’s advice is my particular jonquille noir. And this is where that whole version thing comes in again. (Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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