The Noble Pen for Mar 28, 2013

Next Noble Pen Meeting

March 28th, 2013 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids


Please try to get your material for review out by Monday night.  If it is late, reduce it from the nominal size of 6,000 words per slot.  We want people to have a day’s advance time for reading for each 2,000 words of your submission.


Shannon was invited to submit to a publisher, but unfortunately has nothing ready and suitable for them.

Ciuin’s editor for Petty Theft wants to help get it to an agent.


Some people outline carefully before writing, others get an idea and go for it.  Regardless of which approach you use (or something in between) your story ultimately needs structure.   James Scott Bell writes about giving your story a structure.

Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure. ~Albert Einstein

Every king was once a helpless baby & every great structure once a blueprint… Its not where are you today, but where you’ll reach that counts. ~unknown

Upcoming Schedule

Mar 28th

Jed (double slot)

Apr 4th


Apr 11th

Open slot

Apr 18th

Mark S.
Open slot

Apr 25th

Open slots

Keep Writing,