Noble Pen Meeting, October 8th, 2009

Noble Pen Meeting

October 8th, 2009
Happy Chef, 1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

The electronic I Ching calculator was badly made. It had probably been manufactured in whichever of the South-East Asian countries was busy tooling up to do to South Korea what South Korea was busy doing to Japan.
-Douglas Adams

Laughter is the only thing that cuts trouble down to a size where you can talk to it.”
– Dan Jenkins


I am writing again. This might not end well.

Adam has been revising, when not tribute dancing in Stockholm.

Ciuin has managed to get some writing done in addition to all her writing work. Her first Assembly of Roma article is going to be on the Internet soon. She is writing a script for Usher’s Scary.


Usually, I just rip off everything in my “News” section from Nathan Bransford’s “This Week in Publishing.” The week, I made the effort to find everything myself, but after checking, Nathan had them anyway. Next week, I will return to the old method.

Remember the guy suing Amazon because his 1984 ebook was deleted. Amazon has settled out of court for $150,000, or $20,000 in 1984 dollars.

The success of Dan Brown’s ebook sales have been greatly exaggerated.

Upcoming Critiques

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


Ciuin – Petty Theft

Thursday, October 15th. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories, 7:30pm Critique



Thursday, October 22nd. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories, 7:30pm Critique–Wow October already?

Hard Luck by Shannon, Chapter five and six–go to and enter username:noblepen and password:nblpn or ask me for a copy.

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Keep Writing