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The Noble Pen for Jul 7, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday at 7 pm. at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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 was asked to re-submit a short story that had been rejected with comments.
Aime wrote and gave a speech.

Upcoming Schedule

Jul 7
Randy
Aime
Jeff

Jul 14
David
Jared
Open slot

Jul 21
Open slots

Jul 28
Open slots

Aug 4
Nick
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 30, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday at 7 pm. at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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’s draft reached the end of part I of his book.
Bill worked at replacing overused words. He has another reader.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 30
Jeff
David
Jered

Jul 7
Nick
Aime
Open slots

Jul 14
Open slots

Jul 21
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for June 23, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday at 7 pm. at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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 got a rave response from a reader of Time Travelers Blues.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 23
Jered (long)
Ciuin

Jun 30
Jeff
David
Open slot

Jul 7
Nick
Aime
Open slots

Jul 14
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 16, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday at 7 pm. at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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

We had a good reunion picnic including several people we hadn’t seen for quite a while.
Randy has an editor for his book.
Bill fixed a plot hole.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 16
Aime
Bill
David

Jun 23
Jered
Ciuin
Open slot

Jun 30
Jeff
Open slots

Jul 7
Nick
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen Picnic Jun 9, 2022

Next Meeting – Picnic with Alumni

We will meet Thursday at the brown pavilion in Guthridge Park in Hiawatha, 10th Ave north of Emmons St. It is available beginning at 6 pm. We plan to have pizza at 7 pm. BYOBeer. Soft drinks may be available. We might have a fun exercise, but no submissions to review. It would help in ordering pizza to let us know you are coming, if you haven’t already. If you can donate to help cover the cost of rental and pizza, contact Amie.
Storm location (no pizza) is Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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, Ciuin, and Nick all wrote new material on their current projects.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 9
Celebration of the Noble Pen’s anniversary
We need ideas for a fun exercise.

Jun 16
Aime
Ciuin
David

Jun 23
Jered
Open slots

Jun 30
Jeff
Open slots

Jul 7
Nick
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 2, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday 7 pm at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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 a rejection from a magazine with comments and invitation to re-submit.
Ciuin submitted early.
Bill got a readers comments (although few) and positive rating.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 2
Nick
Jeff
Ciuin

Jun 9
Celebration of the Noble Pen’s anniversary
We need ideas for a fun exercise.

Jun 16
Aime
Ciuin
David

Jun 23
Jered
Open slots

Jun 30
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 26, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday 7 pm at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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 declared his novel’s first draft complete.

Upcoming Schedule

May 26
Jared
Ciuin
Bill

Jun 2
Nick
Jeff
Ciuin

Jun 9
Celebration of the Noble Pen’s anniversary
Open slots

Jun 16
Open slots

Jun 23
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 19, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday 7 pm at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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 sent the invitation for the picnic.
Nate is working on a summer reading list.
Jeff started reading a classic.

Upcoming Schedule

May 19
Ciuin
Jeff
Prateek

May 26
Jared
Ciuin?
Bill?

Jun 2
Nick
Jeff
Open slot

Jun 9
Celebration of the Noble Pen’s anniversary
Open slots

Jun 16
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 12, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday 7 pm at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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 a commencement speech.
Bill has another reader for his story.

Upcoming Schedule

May 12
Ciuin
Bill
Victoria

May 19
Aime
Jeff
Prateek

May 26
Open slots

Jun 2
Nick
Jeff
Open slot

Jun 9
Celebration of the Noble Pen’s anniversary
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 5, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday 7 pm at Edison, 475 Northland Ave NE, at Blairs Ferry Rd.

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

Bill is making progress on a rewrite of his story’s ending.

Upcoming Schedule

May 5
Nick
Jeff
Jered

May 12
Aime
Open slots

May 19
Aime
Jeff
Open slot

May 26
Open slots

Jun 2
Open slots

Jun 9
Celebration of the Noble Pen’s anniversary
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill