Noble Pen Meeting
January 6th, 2011
Scott’s Family Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Richie Cunningham: A shark? That is the *stupidest* thing I have ever heard!
Fonzie: Stupid, yes. Also dumb. But it is something I’ve gotta do.
Richie Cunningham: Fonz, you’re not jumping over garbage cans on a bike. You’re jumping over a shark. On nothing! On a couple of little skis! One little slip and chomp! Chomp! Chomp!
Fonzie: Thanks a lot for your support. Look, I was challenged. I gotta jump.
—Happy Days, “Hollywood: Part 3”
Like ghosts of Christmas past, George and Ron stopped by.
Tyree kicked out 20,000 words this week on a new fantasy novel. This makes me feel quite inadequate, as I’ve just thrown away 10,000 words written over the last 2 weeks.
Tony is ready for his Chapter Five critique, which given the chaos of his life, counts as a major victory.
Ciuin continues to make the rest of us look like slackers. She made Honor Roll again. She is also taking creative writing in the spring. Hopefully, she can teach them something.
From Michael Chabon: How to salvage a wrecked novel.
Educational Bit — Ciuin
Something Educational — Volunteer?
Keep Writing, Penites.
And without further ado: