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The Noble Pen for 2021 Oct 21

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Prateek found out he passed the bar exam, which of course is a reflection on his writing ability.

Jamie got a new job, but unfortunately that means she and Mike are leaving us.

Nick wrote a train report.

Upcoming Schedule

Oct 21
Jeff
Ciuin
Stacie

Oct 28
Aime
Pateek
Open slot

Nov 4
Nick
Randy
Open slot

Nov 11
Open slots

Nov 18
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Oct 14, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Ciuin has restructured her essay.
Aime’s recent short story has been published (on paper). She edited on Democracy.

Upcoming Schedule

Oct 14
Prateek
Randy
Aime

Oct 21
Jeff
Ciuin
Open slot

Oct 28
Open slots

Nov 4
Nick
Open slots

Nov 11
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Oct 7, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Stacie got a great review on her Tales of Whimsy book. She got very useful feedback on Gardens from a published author.
Randy had a good “research” trip for a future book.

Upcoming Schedule

Oct 7
Nick
Aime
Jeff

Oct 14
Prateek
Randy
Open slot

Oct 21
Jeff
Open slots

Oct 28
Open slots

Nov 4
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 30, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Aime finished the first short screen play of the three she has agreed to do.

Upcoming Schedule

Sep 30
Jeff
Stacie
Randy

Oct 7
Nick
Aime
Jeff

Oct 14
Prateek
Open slots

Oct 21
Open slots

Oct 28
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 23, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Aime has agreed to partner on three more short screenplays. An eZine will republish one of her stories in a print edition.
Some of Prateek’s professional work will be published.

Upcoming Schedule

Sep 23
Laura
Aime
Prateek

Sep 30
Jeff
Stacie
Open slot

Oct 7
Nick
Aime
Open slot

Oct 14
Open slots

Oct 21
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 16, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Aime wrote a short story over a weekend.

Upcoming Schedule

Sep 16
Jeff
Stacie
Prateek

Sep 23
Laura
Aime
Open slot

Sep 30
Prateek
Open slots

Oct 7
Nick
Open slots

Oct 14
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 9, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd. Our old place Scott’s is not open evenings due to a scarcity of staff.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Aime finished her third book with the completion of Democracy.
Ciuin saw a show by a famous performer who is also a TV/movie writer, and gave him a fan letter and her book.

Upcoming Schedule

Sep 9
Aime
Ciuin
Nick

Sep 16
Jeff
Open slots

Sep 23
Laura
Aime
Open slot

Sep 30
Prateek
Open slots

Oct 7
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 2, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd. Our old place Scott’s is not open evenings due to a scarcity of staff.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Aime resolved the issues of making a sequel to Scourge.
David planned out chapter 2 of Precious Metals.

Upcoming Schedule

Sep 2
Prateek
Aime
David

Sep 9
Jeff
Open slots

Sep 16
Open slots

Sep 23
Open slots

Sep 30
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 26, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd. Our old place Scott’s is not open evenings due to a scarcity of staff.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Aime’s review of a documentary will be published. She made a decision to end her novel in another chapter or two and put the remaining ideas into a sequel.
Prateek found the group. He is 120k words into writing his novel.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 26
David
Aime
Prateek (1st half of chapter)

Sep 2
Open slots

Sep 9
Jeff
Open slots

Sep 16
Open slots

Sep 23
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 19, 2021

In-person Meeting

We are planning to have an in-person meeting at Vito’s (see website) on 42nd Street NE not far from Edgewood Rd. Our old place Scott’s is not open evenings due to a scarcity of staff.
RSVP, please, to get an estimated count.

Discord and Meetups for Noble Pen

Mike has established another way for us to discuss, using the Discord app. 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.

On-line meetings

If we need to have on-line meetings we will use Zoom, which works well. See newsletters from June for information.

Victories

Aime got an award in recognition of her advocacy writing. She will have another paid column published.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 19
Jeff
Randy
Ciuin

Aug 26
David
Aime
Ciuin

Sep 2
Open slots

Sep 9
Jeff
Open slots

Sep 16
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill