Next Noble Pen Meeting
Oct 13th, 2011 7 pm
Scott’s Family Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Welcome to Jen, who joined us this past week and brings a background in marketing and web design to her writing.
Welcome to Chila (pronounced like Sheila) who is editor-in-chief of a local small publisher and interested in branching out to writing fiction.
Shanna got an A on a paper for Composition class. Her next paper will be about life in England.
Bob figures he is 90% complete with a short story. Of course we know that 90% of the work is done in 90% of the time, and the other 10 % takes another 90% of the time.
Dylan posted a short story and got lots of feedback. It’s nice to know you aren’t sending things into a vacuum.
Many sources say that you should not be too critical of your first attempts to get something on paper (or on hard disk), but then edit it mercilessly.
Every writer I know has trouble writing. ~Joseph Heller
The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes. ~Agatha Christie
Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. ~Sylvia Plath
The wastebasket is a writer’s best friend. ~Isaac Bashevis Singer
I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter. ~James Michener
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