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The Noble Pen for Dec 8, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Jered is up to 70k words on BP.

Upcoming Schedule

Dec 8
Ciuin
Jered
Robyn

Dec 15
Aime
Ciuin
Jered

Dec 22
open slots if we meet

Dec 29
open slots if we meet

Jan 5
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Dec 1, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Shannon and Aime are working on NaNoWriMo (but not very fast).
Ciuin is at 65k words on the new Riskel and doing rewrites.
Shannon had a short story published in an anthology and was asked to be an editor on next year’s collection.
David got a library job.

Upcoming Schedule

Dec 1
Nick
Jeff
Robyn

Dec 8
Ciuin
Jered
Robyn

Dec 15
Aime
open slots

Dec 22
open slots if we meet

Dec 29
open slots if we meet

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Nov 17, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Aime wrote an article for an e-magazine and worked on other freelance projects.
Deveri is at 20K words for NaNoWriMo.
Ciuin is at 61K words for Riskel USA.

Upcoming Schedule

Nov 17
Jeff
Aime
Robyn

Nov 24
Thanksgiving – no meeting

Dec 1
Nick
Jeff
Robyn

Dec 8
Ciuin
open slots

Dec 15
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Nov 10, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Aime made a slim start on NaNoWriMo.
Robyn signed up for a novel writing class.
Ciuin wrote more on three stories.
Jered got a perfect score on a thesis installment.

Upcoming Schedule

Nov 10
Ciuin
Aime
Jered

Nov 17
Jeff
Aime
Robyn

Nov 24
Thanksgiving – no meeting

Dec 1
Nick
Jeff
Robyn

Dec 8
Ciuin
open slots

Dec 15
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Nov 3, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Jeff finished reading Count of Monte Cristo.
Ciuin added to Queen (Riskel2), is up to 50k words on the new Riskel3, and started a different version of it (Riskel3a) involving Lucie to see how that works.
Aime’s email is up again. She edited on Democracy and figured out a character’s backstory in Oceans.
Ashley got positive feedback from her scripting class instructor.

Upcoming Schedule

Nov 3
Nick
Bill
Laura

Nov 10
Ciuin
Aime
Jered?

Nov 17
Jeff
Aime?
Open slot

Nov 24
Thanksgiving – no meeting

Dec 1
open slots

Dec 8
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Oct 27, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Simon watched a class video on pronoun antecedents and other sentence construction.
Ciuin wrote 22 pages on a different Riskel story.
Jered finished part II of IV of BP.
David has been in the group for 1 year.

Upcoming Schedule

Oct 27
Jeff
Jered
David

Nov 3
Nick
Bill
Laura

Nov 10
Ciuin
Aime
Open slot

Nov 17
Open slots

Nov 24
Thanksgiving – no meeting

Dec 1
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Oct 20, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Jered got his professor’s comments on the first 40k words of BP.
Ciuin wrote for several hours.

Upcoming Schedule

Oct 20
Ciuin
Aime
Robin

Oct 27
Jeff
Laura
David

Nov 3
Nick
Bill
Open slot

Nov 10
Open slots

Nov 17
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Oct 13, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Ciuin wrote more on the Riskel story and is at 79 pages. This is warming her up for NaNoWriMo.

Upcoming Schedule

Oct 13
Simon
Ciuin
Jered

Oct 20
Ciuin
Aime
Open slot

Oct 27
Jeff
Laura
Robin

Nov 3
Nick
Open slots

Nov 10
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Oct 6, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Ciuin is up to 48K words on Riskel.
Jered got a new job within the company, that will use his writing skills.
Nate read a book and is writing his report for school.
Aime gets screenwriter credit for an indie film.

Upcoming Schedule

Oct 6
Nick
Dylan
Aime

Oct 13
Simon
Ciuin
Jered

Oct 20
Ciuin
Dylan?
Open slot

Oct 27
Jeff
Laura
Open slot

Nov 3
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 29, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home, same as last week, and the address will be in the distribution email. Use the contact form if you need me to add you to the list.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

The Discord app provides another way for us to discuss. If you want to check it out, ask for an invitation link that will let you join. Also look for Creative Writing on Meetups.com for Cedar Rapids and make us look active there.

Victories

Jim wrote more stand up comedy and will have a show Tuesday at the Lucky Cat.
Ciuin wrote about 12k words this two days and successfully wrote humor.
Nate might sit in on the meetings to learn about themes in English. He is getting all A’s.
Jared received his Graduate certificate for professional writing.

Upcoming Schedule

Sept 29
Jered
Ciuin
Jeff

Oct 6
Nick
Dylan
Aime

Oct 13
Simon
Open slots

Oct 20
Ciuin
Open slots

Oct 27
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill