The Noble Pen for Sept 8, 2016

Next Noble Pen Meeting

September 8th, 2016 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids


The Marion Public Library will host a Celebrate Writing event on Saturday October 15th.  It’s free, with an optional $5 lunch with the presenting authors.  Two morning sessions and one afternoon session each offer a choice of topics on writing and publishing.  Registration is encouraged for the morning, and required for the lunch and afternoon session.


Cassie is back after time away from the group.  Her 2nd book came out this week and has some good reviews.  She is doing a signing at a local store and another at a multi-author event in central Iowa.  She finalized the cover for her third book and started writing on another.

Dylan finished a 50k word commission.  He got fan mail.

Nick wrote on his second sci-fi story, and sent a query.

Faye submitted queries.

The author Ciuin was helping has her book published and is doing signings.


Nathan Bransford has some excellent articles  (Publishing Essentials links in his left column) on how to write a novel, edit a novel, write queries, etc.

Upcoming Schedule

Sept 8
Stacy H.

Sept 15
Aime W.
Stacie S.
Open slot

Sept 22
Open slots

Sept 29
Open slots

Oct 6
Open slots

Keep Writing,