The Noble Pen for Jan 17, 2013

Next Noble Pen Meeting

January 17th, 2013 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids


Barnes and Noble had disappointing holiday sales, and Nook sales dropped.

Ebooks aren’t the only category that are being pirated: in India a lot of hard copy books are, too.

See one humorous vision of the future of reading devices.


Tyree has done more writing since mid November than in the prior year.  Wolf and Nyx4 are each at 13k words.  At the Memphis ShadowCon he was solicited by two publishers for stories.

Nick wrote a chapter of the second book in his planned trilogy and edited corrections to Knight.

Aimee got her computer back so she can write again.


Here’s something on the care and feeding of authors,  for those around you.

Need to find more ideas for your stories? Here are some ways to find them, suggested by Writer’s Digest.

A newly published author tells the story of how she found an agent.  It sounds like she had a very good manuscript but it still took a while to make the right connections.

Upcoming Schedule

Jan 17th


Jan 24th

Tyree (if no one else)

Jan 31st

Tyree (if no one else)
Open slot

Feb 7th

Open slots

Keep Writing,