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The best program I've found are scissors, paper & glue, assisted by my hands. Works like a charm every time!
I just print out the individual paragraphs and lines on one sheet of paper, cut them out and glue them to a handmade template. It makes it less aggravation for me, and gives me complete layout control.
Several years ago I made a "booklet" for work (it's not a zine, right *wink*) called "Layout for Non-designers". It was made specifically for the students/instructors and focuses a little on Quark XPress. The overall concepts, however, may be a good guide. Emma, in your case take a look at page 6. It explains my zinester math to doing layout.
It's uploaded as a PDF file, and can be printed 2-sided and stapled.
type it up in word and then use old school cut and paste.