Next Noble Pen Meeting
March 26th, 2015 at 7 pm
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Some worried that Harper Lee was being manipulated, but a state agency says she was aware and approved of the publication of her tucked-away novel.
Dylan finished his Fictionary (see last week) and wrote backstory for every character in Sand and Blood. He is moving S&B from Lulu to a new publisher which will improve his chances of getting into Barnes and Noble.
We hear that Cassie is done editing Dreams in Red.
Last week we saw opinions on how to create unique characters. But after you get to know them, how do you describe your characters so that the reader can picture them?
Les Edgerton says that you should give very minimal descriptions, including any characteristics that are important to the story and perhaps some suggestive facts that give them individuality, but leaving out unnecessary detail. Their actions can often better characterize them than pages of description.
Stacy Green, author talk
If extra time, educational exercise.