Definitions

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  • n. A professional magazine; a journal

Etymologies

pro +‎ zine. See pro ("professional"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This "prozine" sold for 90 cents and was edited by the late, great Arnold Wagner.

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  • I think it's obviously better to be published in a semi-prozine that has shown longevity and has thus got a loyal readership than to be published in a new big-splash start up magazine that dies after a year (perhaps implying that your story wasn; t good enough to keep enough readers interested in the magazine).

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  • I think it's obviously better to be published in a semi-prozine that has shown longevity and has thus got a loyal readership than to be published in a new big-splash start up magazine that dies after a year

    GUEST POST: Jennifer Brissett Weighs in on the Writer Pay Rate Flap

  • I passed on some samples of his work to Roy Thomas and it resulted in a 1943 calendar for the prozine Alter Ego a few years back.

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  • I heard a rumour that podcasts were to be included in the semi-prozine and fanzine categories.

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  • The current prozine I read was the April-May 2009 issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction, the first issue under its new bi-monthly publishing schedule; yes, I am rather behind in my prozine reading, even though I only subscribe to that lone magazine.

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  • G is for GALAXY Magazine, my favorite prozine in the 1960s until Frederik Pohl retired in 1969 and left it in the incompetent hands of Ejler Jacobsson

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  • Quite frankly, I read neither Electric Velocipede nor Weird Tales, so I do not know if they are really the best fanzine and semi-prozine respectively, but their wins do open up the categories for other potential nominees in the future, and that is a good thing.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • So when he decided to retire as prozine editor after Galaxy was sold in 1969 and return to fulltime writing, few people had particularly high hopes for his fiction.

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  • I was particularly happy to see Weird Tales when the Semi-prozine category because I think the work that Stephen H. Segal has done to reimagine the magazine has been incredible.

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