Noble Pen Meeting, November 12th, 2009

Noble Pen Meeting

November 12th, 2009
Happy Chef, 1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

“Correctly formulated, the Law [of Fives] is: All phenomena are directly or indirectly related to the number five, and this relationship can always be demonstrated, given enough ingenuity on the part of the demonstrator.”
-The Illuminatus!

If I were 27 and trying to publish my first novel today I might be tempted to shoot myself.
–John Irving, November 5th, 2009


Cuiun is doing a modified Nano. She’s also getting an A in Russian, which is probably more like a Pi symbol and a backwards R.

I sent out twelve query letters last week, and I have started Nano. Huh, that’s odd. My eyes are bleeding.

Adam correctly identified the change of seasons.


A fifth (5th) Shrek movie is being made. Really.

The controversy over Google Books continues.

The Intern is doing revision tips for the month of November.

Simon and Schuster is allowing reviewers to download their ARCs–that’s Advance Reader Copies in case you don’t know. ARCs are like a rough-cut of the book.

Mike Huckabee has written a book of short stories about Christmas. He will be signing books at the Collins Rd. Barnes and Noble on Sunday.

Upcoming Schedule

Thursday, November 12. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories

No Critique

Talk and reading by Sharon Helgens — See website announcement for more details.

Thursday, November 19. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories, 7:30pm

No Critique

Nanowrimo write-in. Bring your laptop. Stay as long as you want.

Thursday, November 26th, Thanksgiving – no meeting.

Thursday, December 3rd. Happy Chef, 7pm Welcome and Victories, 7:30pm

Shannon – Hard Luck, Chapter Eight.


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