Category Archives: Newsletters

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

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

The Noble Pen for Aug 12, 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

Ciuin wrote the world’s best response to a company’s harassment. She may or may not send it.
David is reading Dune.
Randy has re-edited all of Deception to date and is writing a new chapter.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 12
Aime
Ciuin
Nick

Aug 19
Jeff
Randy
Ciuin

Aug 26
David
Open slots

Sep 2
Open slots

Sep 9
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Aug 5, 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

Randy cut 5k words from his Deception draft because the projected length was getting larger than he wanted.
David started a story and has developed some characters.

Upcoming Schedule

Aug 5
Jeff
David
Ciuin

Aug 12
Aime
Ciuin
Open slot

Aug 19
Jeff
Open slots

Aug 26
Open slots

Sep 2
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for July 29, 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

We had two new people show up at the meeting.

Upcoming Schedule

July 29
Randy
Ciuin
Bill

Aug 5
Jeff
Open slots

Aug 12
Aime
Open slots

Aug 19
Jeff
Open slots

Aug 26
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for July 22, 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

Ciuin made progress on her degree essay.

Upcoming Schedule

July 22
Ciuin
Jeff
Aime

July 29
Randy
Ciuin
Open slot

Aug 5
Jeff
Open slots

Aug 12
Open slots

Aug 19
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for July 15, 2021

In-person Meeting July 15

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 more things to write for pay.

Upcoming Schedule

July 15
Ciuin
Randy
Bill

July 22
Randy
Jeff
Aime

July 29
Open slots

Aug 5
Aime
Jeff
Open slot

Aug 12
Open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill