The Positively Gerunding Noble Pen Newsletter, May 19th, 2011

Noble Pen Meeting

May 19th, 2011
Scott’s Family Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

He had a collection of science-fiction films on DVD and Blu-ray discs, and although he said he’d seen most of them before, Caitlin was surprised to discover how many of the cases were still shrink-wrapped. “Why’d you buy them if you weren’t going to watch them?” she asked.

He looked at the tall, thin cabinets that contained the movies and seemed to ponder the question. “My childhood was on sale,” he said at last, “so I bought it.”

— Robert Sawyer (WWW: Watch)


Nyx is almost to the last chapter. Will she ever get to take her vacation?

Ciuin finished her final final. Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo.

One of my beta-readers started reading my novel. However, I have in on good authority that he has been side-tracked by a Friday 13th marathon.

Shannon 2  The second Shannon Female Shannon Shannon M joined us this week.


Forget witty headlines. They aren’t searchable. Which reminds me, I’ve decided to rename “Fangs for Nothing” to “Funny Vampire Beta-Male Story with Cross-Dressing and Slight Homo-Erotic Undertones.” I may call the sequel “Funny Vampire Beta-Male Story with Cross-Dressing and Slight Homo-Erotic Undertones 2.”

As you may have guessed from the quote above, I am currently reading Robert J. Sawyer’s WWW series. In case you did’t hear me the first 100 times I mentioned it, he’s got a nice section of writing tips on his website.

Upcoming Schedule

May 19th
(11) Kris
(11) Tony

May 26th
(11) Kelly Tyree
(11) Shannon R

June 2nd
(12) Nick
(12) Ciuin
(12) Tyree Kelly

June 9th
(12) Kris
(12) Tony

June 16th
(12) Shannon R
(12) Dylan

Keep Writing, Penites.

Shannon R