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

The Noble Pen for Feb 20, 2020

Victories

Shannon got feedback from all three beta readers, did rewrites, and sent it to another reader.

Nick wrote more on his trilogy.

Bill is thinking about how to move his old story to the present time.

Stacie is reading to her children both to inspire them to read and for the pleasure of finding time to read.

Upcoming Schedule

Feb 20
Troy
Aime
Dylan

Feb 27
Shannon
Open slots

Mar 5
Open slots

Mar 12
Open slots

Mar 19
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Feb 13, 2020

Victories

Nick wrote more on book 3 of Earth Ends
Dylan got over writer’s block and turned out a short story and a battle scene.
Shannon got feedback from beta readers.
Aime applied for a writing job by writing a cover letter and including a chapter from her book.

Upcoming Schedule

Feb 13
Aime
Shannon
Randy

Feb 20
Troy
Aime
Dylan

Feb 27
Shannon
Open slots

Mar 5
Open slots

Mar 12
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jan 30, 2020

Victories

Aime wrote a blog that will be posted on Bleeding Heartland.
Dylan is writing short stories and world-building posts.
Troy is working on a new story that is a classical adventurers fantasy.
Ciuin got a referral and may be doing contract writing on more exhibits.

Upcoming Schedule

Jan 30
Laura
Randy
Shannon

Feb 6
Troy
Dylan
Aime

Feb 13
Aime
Open slots

Feb 20
Troy
Open slots

Feb 27
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jan 23, 2020

Victories

Krista is making progress, with 40 pages written on the book she hadn’t been able to write before.
Rachel has a new story idea that will probably be novella or novel length.

Upcoming Schedule

Jan 23
Dylan
Troy
Aime

Jan 30
Laura
Randy
Shannon

Feb 6
Troy
Open slots

Feb 13
Open slots

Feb 20
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jan 16, 2020

Education

Dylan pointed out a good site for finding character names that correspond to people’s present ages.  Some names seem ageless, others very dated, and some old ones return.

Victories

Dylan started a new novel. He wrote 3 short stories in December. He got fan mail for the Sand series and Flight.

Ciuin has a new laptop, which should make writing easier and more reliable.

Upcoming Schedule

Jan 16
Krista
Ciuin
Shannon

Jan 23
Dylan
Troy
Aime

Jan 30
Laura
Randy
Open slot

Feb 6
Open slots

Feb 13
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jan 9, 2020

News

No news is good news.

Victories

Shannon started a new project by writing the opening scene, and is working on the plot. It involves werewolves.

Nick read Pride and Prejudice and found the writing and editing loose by modern standards. He started the third book of his trilogy and did some editing on older pieces.

Ciuin is done with one museum editing task and was selected to work on another.

Upcoming Schedule

Jan 9
Dylan
Randy
Troy

Jan 16
Krista
Ciuin
Shannon

Jan 23
Open slots

Jan 30
Open slots

Feb 6
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jan 2, 2020

News

We will not meet the day after Christmas, but will meet the day after New Year.

Victories

Shannon had a hot streak; he finished drafts of his book, a short story, and an article.

Upcoming Schedule

Jan 2
Ciuin
Shannon
Krista

Jan 9
Dylan
Randy
Troy

Jan 16
Open slots

Jan 23
Open slots

Jan 30
Open slots

Feb 6
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Dec 19, 2019

News

The group decided to not meet the day after Christmas, but there may be enough interest the day after New Year’s Day. If you have thoughts on this let us know.

Victories

Aime was asked to read and review someone’s fan fiction.
Dylan got fan mail for both of his bylines.
Ciuin finished one of her five school papers.

Upcoming Schedule

Dec 19
Krista
Randy
Aime

Dec 26
Day after Christmas – no meeting

Jan 2
Ciuin
Open slots

Jan 9
Dylan
Randy
Troy

Jan 16
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill