Next Noble Pen Meeting
July 11th, 2013 at 7 pm
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Send the moderator your list of references for authors that you would be willing to loan other members. The Lending Library is posted here.
Dylan renewed the noblepencr.org domain name for five years at a cost of $52.50. We collected some donations to cover part of that and will accept any further donations at the meeting.
I know some of us had victories, but they will have to be reported in the next newsletter.
How many agents should you query? This article says a few at a time, because the response or lack thereof can tell you whether you need to change the query letter, synopsis, or first chapters that have been submitted.
Normally I start with a plot, and write a synopsis, and the ideas come from the construction. ~Jo Nesbo
Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels. ~Piers Anthony
We all now tell stories by cutting from one dramatic scene to the next, whereas Victorian novelists felt free to write long passages of undramatic summary. ~Ken Follett
Jed (swapped with Ciuin)