Next Noble Pen Meeting
November 8th, 2012 at 7 pm
Scott’s Family Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Random House and Penguin are negotiating a merger. Together, they control a quarter of the US book market.
Dylan reports that an anthology came out that includes his submission.
Shannon’s Fangs For Nothing arrived in its first print edition.
Aimee was ready to start writing for NaNoWriMo at 10 pm on Nov 1.
Writers differ in how they go about revisions – do you go back frequently or wait until the draft is done? Rachel Scheller describes four approaches.
Read what several famous writers said about revisions.
And here’s some revision advice from the University of North Carolina.
Half my life is an act of revision. ~John Irving
I don’t write a quick draft and then revise; instead, I work slowly page by page, revising and polishing. ~Dean Koontz
Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing. ~Bernard Malamud
Dylan, double slot (conclusion of BAM)
Thanksgiving – no meeting