Noble Pen Meeting, September 24th, 2009

Noble Pen Meeting

September 24th, 2009
Happy Chef, 1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
–Mark Twain
Generally speaking, I think it is fair to say that I am a friend to the creatures of the Earth when I am not busy eating them or wearing them.
— John Hodgman


Someone broke into George’s car. He hunted them down like dogs. High cigarette taxes are ultimately to blame.

Adam has two apartments, he will soon become a London cab driver whose wives don’t know about each other.

Adam also got to visit the morgue. Fortunately, he made it back out.

Wendy was paid promptly for her writing, because promises won’t buy mashed potatoes, no gravy.


Bad – a man who has not made a fortune off his books criticizes Dan Brown for his writing, Worse – the article is written by a known poet.

Sometime shortly after I sent out last weeks email, September 31st disappeared. I blame Faction Paradox, or more specifically their agent on earth, Lars Pearson.

Upcoming Critiques

Thursday, Sept 24th. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories, 7:30pm Critique

Ciuin–Quint 3, I think. I’m verry confused at this point.

Hard Luck by Shannon, Chapter One and Two (one more try)–go to and enter username:noblepen and password:nblpn or ask me for a copy

Thursday, October 1st. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories, 7:30pm Critique

Adam – Legend of Ardloc 3


Thursday, October 8th. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories, 7:30pm Critique


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