Tuesday, August 19, 2008

2nd Printing!

Due to the great response from the Etsy zine community, I've decided to go with a 2nd printing of 25 more copies! Send your friends to order at MonkeyandSeal's shop and pick up your copy today!

Thanks to everyone who has supported The Bad Date Zine thus far!

Saturday, August 9, 2008

1st print nearly out of stock!

I originally (ambitiously) printed 50 copies of the 1st Issue of The Bad Date Zine. I am now down to 2 copies, selling about 2/week on the Etsy shop. Since Issue 2 is not due out for another few months, and I haven't even had a chance to get around to zine shops/independent bookstores, what do you people think? A 2nd print?

Comments? Anyone?

Currently taking Submissions for Issue 2!!

Thanks to such an amazing response to the 1st Issue, I will most definitely be compiling stories for the next issue of The Bad Date Zine!

So, we are now taking submissions for Issue 2!

Here are the submission details:

Please submit your true Bad Date Stories to thebaddatezine@gmail.com
Please try and limit your stories to 3 pages of single-spaced text, but if your story goes longer, that's cool too.
The deadline is midnight, PST, November 7th (I want to give time for any bad Halloween dates that may occur).

What am I looking for? I'm looking for humorous, poignant, touching, or just plain ridiculous stories of bad dates, bad attempts to be picked up at bars, hookups gone wrong, etc., etc. I do strongly prefer that the cause of a bad date is the person's behavior/personality, not some physical "flaw." Additionally, if anyone wants to fess up and admit how they were a bad date, that's great too.

So submit! And if you have any bad winter holiday stories, submit those too. If there's enough, I can probably do a special holiday edition in time for gift-giving :)

Thanks so much!