The Noble Pen for June 21, 2012

Next Noble Pen Meeting

June 21st, 2012 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids


Google reached an agreement to settle a dispute over their digitization of books in France.


Dylan finished a 15k word commission at 30k words.  That’s closer than the last one.  He also got another commission.  Unfortunately, Flight was rejected by the big publisher he had hoped would buy it.

Kris gave out beta copies of Oblivion to several readers.  She got paid for cover art for a book.

Ciuin is busily reworking Petty Theft, applying the advice of her teacher.


Writers who get signed to a publisher have a lot of contract terms to understand.  Joe Konrath blogs about some of the gotcha clauses in contracts.

While we’re on legal topics, here’s some discussion for anyone who considers writing fan fiction.

“I wish to be cremated. One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent, as written in our contract.” Groucho Marx

Upcoming Schedule

June 21st

Bill (double, since no one asked for 3rd slot)

June 28th

Open slot

July 5th

Bill ?

July 12th

Open slots

Keep Writing,