Next Noble Pen Meeting
February 12th, 2015 at 7 pm
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
The literary world is excited to hear that Harper Lee’s first novel, Go Set a Watchman, which has been tucked away for almost 60 years, will be published for the first time. It was written before To Kill a Mockingbird, but did not interest editors at the time. It’s guaranteed to sell well, but will critics like it?
Ciuin wrote 25 pages on 15-page paper assignment and finished another paper.
Laura is writing a marketing plan for her business class.
Tyree says Jed’s Castalia is available for order and will be out in a couple weeks, with an impressive cover.
Unlikable characters can be interesting. They typically come with built-in conflicts, and conflict is the meat of storytelling. Here is a discussion of some interesting but unlikable characters from published fiction.
However, you don’t dare have an important character who isn’t interesting. There are a lot of ways to make an uninteresting, unlikable character. Avoid those characteristics unless you can offset them with some interesting traits.
Tyree (double slot)