The Noble Pen for Mar 14, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

Mar 14th, 2019 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

News

Put Tuesday March 19 at 7 pm on your calendar for a reading at Coe by author Max Allen Collins. It is at Sinclair (the big auditorium) and is free, open to the public.

Education

A surprising number of stories fit well into the structure of The Hero’s Journey (wikipedia-monomyth) and they aren’t all epic fantasies.   Vladimir Propp was one of the pioneers of the idea as applied to folk tales.  Elizabeth Sims discusses the structure and how a Sherlock Holmes story fits it.  Here’s another comparison using Star Wars and The Matrix.

Victories

Randy has a reading at M&M Books.

Aime wrote and gave a speech for a OneIowa rally in Des Moines.

Upcoming Schedule

Mar 14
Ciuin
Steve

Mar 21
Aime
Randy
open slot

Mar 28
open slots

Apr 4
Nick
open slots

Apr 11
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

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