Category Archives: Newsletters

This is the weekly newsletters for the Noble Pen Writer’s Group.

The Noble Pen for Aug 22, 2019

Education

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Someone recommended videos for authors on Youtube  by Jenna Moreci as educational and entertaining.  Another recommendation is for a long but motivational video, Don’t Get it Right, Get it Written.

Victories

Aime remembered to bring pen and paper for her review.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 22
Laura
Ciuin
Dylan

Aug 29
Aime
Jeremiah
Rachel

Sep 5
open slots

Sep 12
open slots

Sep 19
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 15, 2019

Education

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Victories

Stacie received a request to use part of her published story in educational and testing materials.
Aime finished the web content job.
Ciuin resurrected most of the words she lot in a computer crash.
Shannon talked to an expert about Mace in his story. He is reading more since he got new glasses.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 15
Aime (double)
Jeremiah
Steve

Aug 22
Laura
Ciuin
Dylan

Aug 29
open slots

Sep 5
open slots

Sep 12
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 8, 2019

Education

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Victories

Aime was hired to write web content.
Ciuin is writing a train spotting report. Her fight scene met reviewers’ approval.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 8
Dylan
Ciuin
Shannon

Aug 15
Aime
Jeremiah
open slot

Aug 22
Laura
Ciuin
Dylan?

Aug 29
open slots

Sep 5
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 1, 2019

Education

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Victories

Dylan got a little more feedback.  He has calculated that he will publish another book next year.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 1
Ciuin
Jeremiah
Aime

Aug 8
Dylan
Ciuin
Shannon

Aug 15
open slots

Aug 22
open slots

Aug 29
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for July 18, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

Jul 18th, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

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Victories

Dylan wrote a lot and is ahead of schedule.  He heard from another fan who said he was a big influence.  He got a little money via Patreon.

Aime uploaded a fanfic to the net.

Ciuin got reorganized so she can again write at her desk.

Upcoming Schedule

Jul 18
Shannon
Natalie
Ciuin

Jul 25
Aime
Ciuin
Dylan

Aug 1
open slots

Aug 8
open slots

Aug 15
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 27, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

Jun 27th, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

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News

Aime recommended “Song of Achilles,” which has gotten mixed reviews.

Victories

Aime made edits within the week after receiving critiques (a rarity for her).

Jeremiah got his submission in by typing it on his phone, after his computer died.

Shannon wrote an outline for his current book, so now he knows how the story goes.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 27
Ciuin
Dylan
Natalie (carried over)

Jul 4
Holiday

Jul 11
Aime
open slots

Jul 18
open slots

Jul 25
open slots

Aug 1
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for June 20, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

Jun 20th, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

News

The Mark Lawrence SF&F blog-off contest is open for submissions.  Entries have to be self-published and available to the public as of the entry date.

Education

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Victories

Dylan wrote the next story for submission.  He got a thank-you from a fan who said his story got them through high school.

Aime was interviewed by the Washington Examiner for political comments.

Ciuin’s laptop is fixed so she can write and send submissions again.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 20
Natalie
Aime
Jeremiah

Jun 27
Ciuin
Dylan
open slot

Jul 4
Holiday

Jul 11
open slots

Jul 18
open slots

Jul 25
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 13, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

Jun 13th, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

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Victories

Ciuin edited more of Chessmaster and is ahead of schedule for submitting.

Upcoming Schedule

Jun 13
Aime
Ciuin
Dylan

Jun 20
Ciuin
Aime
Jeremiah

Jun 27
open slots

Jul 4
Holiday

Jul 11
open slots

Jul 18
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill