sign ups open : january 7th

sign ups close : january 21st

acceptance emails : january 25th

second form sent : february 1st

second form due : february 8th

list of participants posted : february 10th

first wips due : march 1st

second wips due : march 20th

final pieces due : april 15th

preorders open : tba

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  • what is a zine?

"a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter"

  • who is takashi shirogane?

our lord and savior

  • who's running this shindig?

@kayochins on twitter

  • who can apply?

anyone!! artists and writers are all welcome

  • will everyone who signs up be published?

it depends on how many sign up, though most likely no [don't let that dissuade you from trying though, you have to put yourself out there!]

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  • can i include shipping in my piece?

preferably, we would like to abstain from any intimate romantic relationships in the zine since the focus is shiro, but any platonic/friendly interactions with the paladins and other characters is welcome

  • can artists draw comics?

most definitely! if you receive a full page

  • can there be collaboration between artists and writers?

yes, just be sure to shoot a message notifying the collab to the zine twitter page

  • how many participants will there be?

30 artists and 5 writers maximum

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  • is this for profit or charity?

this will be a charity zine; all money that isn't used towards production will go towards the charity

  • what charity?

freedom service dogs of america

  • will this be printed or in pdf?

it will be both

  • will participants get free copies?

yep! they will receive both full copies of the pdf version and the physical version with bonus free prints, but will have to pay for shipping

  • will this be sfw or nsfw?

all will be entirely sfw

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  • what is the sizing of the zine going to be?

probably 5.5in x 8.5in or 139.7mm x 215.9mm

  • what size should digital pieces be?

1650x2550 in 300dpi for fullpage participants, with a second copy cropped to 330x510 in 300dpi for inside cover participants

  • how long should written pieces be?

between 700 and 1000 words in 12pt font

  • i have a question that wasn't answered

go ahead and send the twitter a message! a response will be sent as soon as possible

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