Next Noble Pen Meeting
October 26th, 2017 at 7 pm
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Deanna found one of her stories published in a literary magazine despite having received a rejection from that organization two years ago.
Uriah joined NaNoWriMo.
Stacie read Aime’s book.
Ciuin scrapped much of the later part of Chessmaster and is rewriting it.
Do you use inspiration from real people to create characters? Robert J. Sawyer argues that you shouldn’t have to, but the idea of totally making them up goes against something deep inside us, and may be harder than taking features from real people.
I never tell who it is I base my character quirks on in case they get offended, but I do base them on real people. As an actor I see myself a bit like a sponge where I absorb peoples different characteristics. It makes my characters on screen more realistic. ~Emily Blunt
Thanksgiving, no meeting