Next Noble Pen Meeting
December 6th, 2012 at 7 pm
Scott’s Family Restaurant
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Tyree points out an opportunity for submitting to a self-styled pulp publisher named Pro Se Press. (Pro Se, prose, get it?) They publish stories about otherwise unknown superheroes, explorers, werewolves, Men’s Men and Femme Fatales. Go to their blog page and scroll down to Nov 18 for details of a current opening, and here for other openings.
Tyree reports his Sams Dot division of White Cat Publications has five titles out as ebooks and sales are good, with WC asking them to get more out in e-formats.
Do you understand the usage of raise and rise? Since and because? Insure or ensure? Several other pairs of confusing words are linked in the first article.
Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it. ~Winston Churchill
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments. ~Gustave Flaubert
(Note other large group at restaurant, we squeeze in corner.)