Category Archives: Newsletters

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

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
Jim

Oct 6
Nick
Dylan
Aime

Oct 13
Simon
Open slots

Oct 20
Ciuin
Open slots

Oct 27
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 22, 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 edited two pieces.
Jim wrote material for standup comedy.
Ciuin wrote more on the Riskel story.
Jered was nominated to join an honor society for English majors.

Upcoming Schedule

Sept 22
Aime (double length)
Dylan
Nate

Sept 29
Jered
Open slots

Oct 6
Nick
Open slots

Oct 13
Open slots

Oct 20
Ciuin
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 15, 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 edited, which requires her utmost discipline. She then came up with anew subplot for the current story.
Jered is up to 40K words on BP.
Dylan has a fan reading Allegro for him. He will be on panels at ICON.
Ciuin has her student using “exquisite” words.

Upcoming Schedule

Sept 15
Ciuin
Jeff
Jim

Sept 22
Aime (double length)
Dylan

Sept 29
Ciuin
Jered
Open slot

Oct 6
Nick
Open slots

Oct 13
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 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

Ciuin rewrote last week’s submission from a different POV.
Aime found a way to import Crystal Pepsi from a foreign source.
Nick celebrated a birthday.
Bill got feedback from a reader.

Upcoming Schedule

Sept 8
Jered
Aime
Dylan

Sept 15
Ciuin
Jeff
Jim

Sept 22
Aime (double length)
Open slot

Sept 29
Open slots

Oct 6
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Sept 1, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet at someone’s home same as last week, at 7 pm, 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

Dylan is back to writing after a year off. He has the first print of Flight and finished a draft of another Fedran world story.
Ciuin is painting her office a color hat will inspire writing (color based on a character).

Upcoming Schedule

Sept 1
Nick
Jeff
Jim

Sept 8
Jered
Aime
Dylan

Sept 15
Ciuin
Jeff
Open slot

Sept 22
Open slots

Sept 29
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 25, 2022

Next Meeting

On Aug 25 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 on a new Riskel story.
Jered finished all his classes except for thesis work, which is writing.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 25
Aime
David
Ciuin

Sept 1
Nick
Jeff
Jim

Sept 8
Jered
Aime
Open slot

Sept 15
Open slots

Sept 22
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 18, 2022

Next Meeting

WHERE DO WE MEET? On Aug 18 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 a short section on each of two stories.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 18
Jeff
Jered
Bill

Aug 25
Aime
David
Ciuin

Sept 1
Nick
Open slots

Sept 8
Open slots

Sept 15
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 11, 2022

Next Meeting

On Aug 11 we will meet at someone’s home, 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 figured out the plan for B.P.
Ciuin analyzed the many aspects of world building for the slave story.
Nick is adapting to a different word processor.
Randy plans to research his next story in France. He may run into Jeff there.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 11
Aime
Ciuin
David

Aug 18
Jeff
Jered
Open slot

Aug 25
Open slots

Sept 1
Nick
Open slots

Sept 8
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 4, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday Aug 4 at 7 pm at Flano’s, the former Vito’s on 42nd. On Aug 11 we will meet at someone’s home, and the address will be in the distribution email next week.

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 and delivered a presentation with Powerpoint.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 4
Nick
Jered
Ciuin

Aug 11
Aime
Open slots

Aug 18
Jeff
Open slots

Aug 25
Open slots

Sept 1
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for July 28, 2022

Next Meeting

We will meet Thursday at 7 pm at Flano’s, the former Vito’s on 42nd.

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

No victories? We must all be too busy creating future victories.

Upcoming Schedule

Jul 28
Aime
Jeff
Bill

Aug 4
Nick
Jered
Open slot

Aug 11
Open slots

Aug 18
Open slots

Aug 25
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill