The Robot Cleaning Noble Pen Newsletter, November 18th 2010

Noble Pen Meeting

November 18th, 2010
Scott’s Family¬†Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

The story began several years ago at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Artemis Fowl had devised a plan to restore his family’s fortune. A plan that could topple civilizations and plunge the planet into a cross-species war.

He was twelve years old at the time …
–Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer

NaNoWriMo

Is anyone out there Nanoing? If you are, reply to this email with your word count and tell us about your piece.

Victories

Dylan and I attended the ICON Writers Workshop. This was such an honor that two of the people who made it into the workshop failed to show up.

Tyree will be receiving a story from Joe Haldeman for Aoifen’s Kiss. Hopefully it will be as good as Robot Jox.

Ciuine was rejected by an Agent, but will never be by us.

News

Dark Highlands is a new bi-annual journal based in the Quad Cities. They are looking for Horror, Dark Fantasy, and Supernatural. http://www.darkhighlands.com/

Authonomy, a website created by Harper Collins has a ton of writing tips: http://www.authonomy.com/writing-tips/

From a site called “Best College Online” (What?) comes a list of 12 Essential Ted Talks for writers.

From the Onion AV Club, 30 books with fictional authors.

Upcoming Schedule

November 18th
(2) Nick
(2) Bob
(2) Dylan

November 25th – Off for Thanksgiving.

December 2nd
(2) Shannon
(2) Dylan
Educational- Nick

December 9th
(2) Tyree
(2) Dave
(2) Tony

December 16th
(3) Nick
(3) Ciuin
(3) Mark

December 23rd <— Should we meet or bump down?
(3) Tyree
(3) Shannon
(3) Bob

December 30th
(3) Kris
(3) Tony
Educational Bit — Volunteer?

January 6th
(3) Kelly

Keep Writing, Penites.

Shannon