A Companion in Zeor
A Companion in Zeor is the only Fanzine that is still currently taking submissions and being published. Karen L MacLeod has been the editor of CZ since 1978 - a monumental accomplishment!To continue, the Fanzine needs input from the fans. Stories, poetry, art, cartoons, jokes, anything that is Sime~Gen is welcome - to submit please email A Companion in Zeor. For Guidelines on how to submit, see Submission Guidelines
A Companion in Zeor #1 (1978)
First Companion by Anne Pinzow
Streetwalking with Jacqueline Lichtenberg by Pat Gribben
A Companion in Zeor #5 (1980)
An Interview with Jacqueline Lichtenberg by Michael J. TartaglioPart One of
A Legend of the Distect Isles by Jean Airey
The Refurbished Character by Jacqueline Lichtenberg -- article on writing characterization.
A Companion in Zeor #6 (December 1980)
artwork by Michael J. TartaglioPart Two of
A Legend of the Distect Isles by Jean Airey 03/05/01 -
Dinner with Jacqueline Lichtenberg - focusing on how cover art is chosen for novels.06/07/08 -
A Communication from the Householding Board of Governors - focusing on how colors are chosen for Householding members' garments.
A Companion in Zeor #7 (1981)
Lord of the North (third in the Distect Isles series) by Jean Airey
A Companion in Zeor #8 (1984)
Icy Nager) by Andrea Alton
A Companion in Zeor #9 (April 1987)
A Choice Gen by Mary Lou Mendum OCR'd for you by Ronnie Bob Whitaker.
Dunbren by Andrea Alton OCR'd for you by Ronnie Bob Whitaker.
A Tale of Trinroses by Mary Lou Mendum OCR'd for you by Ronnie Bob Whitaker
A Companion in Zeor #10 (1990)
artwork by Linda L. Whitten and Donell Meadows
Be Not Afraid by Marge Robbins also appears in the Householding Chanel section of simegen.com
Tentacles of Doom by Jean Airey06/22/05 The "Somerset News"
Articles From COMPANION IN ZEOR #10
A Companion in Zeor #11 (1994)
artwork by Donell Meadows
An Overview of the Sime~Gen Universe by Linda L. Whitten
An Interview with Jacqueline Lichtenberg by William Long -- Focusing on the fictional "Church of the Purity."
Shining Star (see
Householding Chanel) by Marge Robbins
Step After Step by Marge Robbins
A Companion in Zeor #12 (1997-98; online)CZ #12 is also available on paper. The order form
Edward Bornstein with
Belling The Cat (see
Icy Nager) by Andrea Alton
Sime Theater (from Virtual Selyn) edited by Joanne Schechter
The Old Killroom by Jenn Vesperman
Chronology of the Sime~Gen Universe by Leigh Kimmel
A Companion's Heart (see
"Alissa and Tannon", below) by Cheryl Wolverton
The Mystery of the Malachite Mouse (in the "Eskalie and Tallin" series) by Mary Lou Mendum E-Selyn: Words from the Web --Compiled by Katherine X. Rylien
A Companion in Zeor #13 (1998 - 2000)CZ #13 is now available on paper. The order form
artwork by Jenn Vesperman, Linda Whitten, and Eliza Leahy
My Big Sister Has Tentacles by Jenn Vesperman
Alarms of Struggle And Flight (which some people have called a "S~G X-Files story") by
The Creeping Need by Zoe Farris
The Dilemma of the Doubtful Document (in the "Eskalie and Tallin" series) by Mary Lou Mendum
A New Beginning Part I (256K) by D. Dabinett
A New Beginning Part II (289K) by D. Dabinett
A Companion in Zeor #14 (2000 - 2001)
Chat with Jean Lorrah, Jacqueline Lichtenberg, and Anne Phyllis Pinzow from WorldCon, (ChiCon 2000) over Labor Day.
A New Beginning, Part III: Grasp The Nettle by D. Dabinett.
A New Beginning, Part IV: To Thine Own Self Be True by D. Dabinett.
Poetry by Jocelyn Stewart
A Companion in Zeor #15 (2001)
A New Beginning, Part V:Nothing Ventured--Nothing Gained by D. DaBinett
The Tribblets Collection - cartoons by Linda Whitten
Vocation: Heat, Wind, Ice & Rain by Katherine X. Rylien
Convention Costume Photo Page by Nova
Sime 101 by Nova
Retrospectives Hightlights of simegen-L discussions from previous years
A Companion in Zeor #16 (2001 - 2002)
A New Beginning, Part VI:Journey to a Wild Place by D. DaBinett
Kerwin L. Schaefer, aka Kerry Lindemann-Schaefer, author of the
BLOOD TAINT by Katherine X. Rylien
Sime~Gen Filk Songs and Rhymes by various authors
A Companion in Zeor #17 (2002 - 2003)
A New Beginning, Part VII:Friends and Enemies by D. DaBinett
More Tribblets by Linda Whitten
Wild Speculations by Ronnie Bob Whitaker
A Companion in Zeor #18 (2003 - 2003)
Test of Courage by Mary Lou Mendum (chapters 1-6)
A Mother's Choice by Winged Wolf
Whatever Happened to Shen the Tecton?compiled by Ronnie Bob Whitaker
A Companion in Zeor #19 (2003 - 2004)
Test of Courage by Mary Lou Mendum (chapters 7-12)
A Companion in Zeor #20 (2003 - 2004)
Test of Courage by Mary Lou Mendum (chapters 13-19)
Alienation vs. Intimacy in the Sime~Gen Universeby M. Alexis PakulakA tribute to
Shirley Maiewski, long time head of the STAR TREK WELCOMMITTEE.
A Companion in Zeor #21 (2004)
Please view our Awards From MediaWest Con 25.
A Companion's Duty by M. Alexis Pakulak -- NOTE:This novel contains tasteful but explicit gay sex scenes that are not pornographic, but integral to the plot.
Part 8 of A New Beginning:
Blessing or Curse? by Kip GrimesSime~Gen Poetry in Free Verse:
A Companion in Zeor #22 (2005-2006)A tribute to
Jay Schiff friend of Sime~Gen and A COMPANION IN ZEOR.
A FORK IN THE PATH by M. Alexis Pakulak -- Artwork by Kip GrimesE-Selyn - Words from the Web
'Slash' Fiction - In Search of a Definition Compiled by: Kaíres Tévesu
MediaWest Convention Report, May 2005 Compiled by: Kaíres Tévesu A Sime~Gen Parable
Doreen's thoughts, as discussed during the editorial process.
A Companion in Zeor #23 (2006-2007)Sime~Gen Demographics:
A letter exchange between Greer Watson and Margaret Carter. Includes input from Jacqueline Lichtenberg. Thanks to Greer Watson, who supplied the finished pages. The Farris Factor
Part One -- Doreen DaBinett The Farris Factor
Part Two -- Doreen DaBinettThe Farris Factor
Part Three -- Doreen DaBinettThe Farris Factor
Part Four -- Doreen DaBinett
INTERVIEW WITH JACQUELINE LICHTENBERG -- Originally appeared in Margaret L. Carter's News from the Crypt, and is used with permission.
A Companion in Zeor #24 (2008) Our 30th Anniversary Year
Joan Winston: Recollections and Tributes Tribute pages for Joan Winston, Author of THE MAKING OF THE TREK CONVENTIONS, Co-Author of STAR TREK LIVES, founder of the original Star Trek Conventions, and a member of "The Committee."The Farris Factor
Part Five -- Doreen DaBinett The Farris Factor
Part Six -- Doreen DaBinett
A Companion in Zeor #25 (2014) Our 36th Anniversary Year
The Box. --- Poetry by Laurie Pollack