Next Noble Pen Meeting
Nov 29th, 2018 at 7 pm
1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
The Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year is “Toxic” due to the frequency and ways it was used in 2018.
Because we didn’t meet this week, we don’t know of all the wonderful victories and accomplishments.
There are so many possible mistakes, it’s hard to avoid them all. Even good manuscripts are often rejected, so you want yours to be one of the cleanest.
Here’s a list of few mistakes concerning the overall approach. Moira Allen offers an excellent list of ways to get a manuscript rejected. Jefferson Smith tabulated and ranked the mistakes that broke his immersion in stories. James Scott Bell lists elements of a story that may be lacking interest. Here’s Susan Breen’s list.
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