The Noble Pen for Mar 8, 2018

Next Noble Pen Meeting

March 8th, 2018 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

News

You’ve read similar themes in Science Fiction.  Now an anthropologist worries that the data being accumulated on everyone, along with the advances in biology, will lead to serious problems in society’s future.  Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to write the blockbuster novel that will illustrate this and get it made into a movie so it reaches the masses.

Victories

Jeremiah figured out how to turn a chapter into a full story.

Randy has rescheduled a book signing

Ciuin talked with Henry Winkler, who has been an inspiration to her for a long time, and they traded books.

Education

All writers can benefit from good beta readers.  An interesting essay discusses three types of beta readers and when you want each.  You can see the variety in our own critique group.  Which are you, Generalist, Shredder, or SpaGster, or a combination?

Here’s another take on what makes a good beta reader.  And yet another.

Upcoming Schedule

March 8
Randy
Stacie S.
Jeremiah

March 15
Short educational: Randy
Ciuin
Aime
Open slot

March 22
Randy
Open slots

March 29
Jeremiah
Open slots

Apr 5
Nick
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

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