Next Noble Pen Meeting
Nov 17th, 2011 7 pm
Scott’s Family Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
There have been suggestions that our critiques take too many tangents that go on too long. That’s not surprising with creative minds full of interrelated facts.
The moderator will try to pay more attention to this. Please help keep us on topic, and discuss the tangential stuff before and after critiques.
Shannon finished the draft of End of the Internet, by writing 3,000 words in one day.
Dylan is up to 20,000 words of submissions to a humorous almanac, a sizable fraction of the total. They think he’s funnier than he thought he was.
Most of our group is working on fiction, but there are many other ways to be a writer, as Mr. Johansen lists for us.
Fiction writers may benefit from the Snowflake Method. You can follow his advice without buying his software.
“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. ~Chuck Palahniuk
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