Category Archives: Newsletters

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

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

See older newsletters for many educational topics

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 May 30, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

May 30th, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

See older newsletters for many educational topics

Victories

Aime finished two more Vonnegut books in her quest to read them all. She has been requested to write an editorial for a magazine.

Upcoming Schedule

May 30
Dylan
Shannon
Steve

Jun 6
Jeremiah
Ciuin
open slot

Jun 13
Aime
Open slots

Jun 20
open slots

Jun 27
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 23, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

May 23rd, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

See older newsletters for many educational topics

Victories

Steve got contracts to write a free-lance magazine article and two grant proposals.

Dylan got an Amazon review.

Randy’s health is improving and he is writing an article for his tool collector organization.

Upcoming Schedule

May 23
Aime
Ciuin
Steve

May 30
Dylan
Shannon
open slot

Jun 6
Jeremiah
open slots

Jun 13
Open slots

Jun 20
open slots

Jun 27
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 16, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

May 16th, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

See older newsletters for many educational topics

Victories

Ciuin worked with a student research partner who needed basic help with English writing, and will be helping a second one later.

Shannon did a successful reading at DemiCon.

Upcoming Schedule

May 16
Dylan
Ciuin
Shannon

May 23
Aime
Ciuin
Steve

May 30
open slots

Jun 6
Jeremiah
open slots

Jun 13
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Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 9, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

May 9th, 2019 at 7 pm Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

See older newsletters for many educational topics

Victories

Dylan made progress on his author software with another useful feature, now identifying overused words.

Nick submitted a story but it was rejected for not being the correct length.

Upcoming Schedule

May 9
Ciuin
Aime
Steve

May 16
Dylan
open slots

May 23
open slots

May 30
open slots

Jun 6
Nick
Jeremiah
open slot

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 2, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

May 2nd, 2019 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

See older newsletters for many educational topics

Victories

Aime’s editorial was published in the Gazette. She recovered her file that got corrupted.

Ciuin broke writer’s block and finished a school paper.

Upcoming Schedule

May 2
Steve
Nick
Dylan

May 9
Ciuin
Aime
open slot

May 16
open slots

May 23
open slots

May 30
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Apr 25, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

Apr 25th, 2019 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

See older newsletters for many educational topics

Victories

Dylan posted the 200th weekly chapter on his web site.

Aime sent an editorial on property tax reform that the Gazette will probably print next week.

Upcoming Schedule

Apr 25
Ciuin
Aime
Bill

May 2
Steve
Nick
open slot

May 9
open slots

May 16
open slots

May 23
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Apr 18, 2019

Next Noble Pen Meeting

Apr 18th, 2019 at 7 pm

Scott’s Family Restaurant

1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Education

See older newsletters for many educational topics

Victories

Ciuin finished her school papers. She has three beta readers for ChessMaster.

Logan was accepted to a two-year MFA writing program. One of his shor stories will be published in Adelaide Magazine in July.

Upcoming Schedule

Apr 18
Dylan
Steve
Ciuin

Apr 25
Steve
Aime
Open slot

May 2
Nick
open slots

May 9
open slots

May 16
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill