Category Archives: Newsletters

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

The Noble Pen for Jul 20, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Win some, lose some, today was a rainout as far as victories go.

Schedule

Jul 20
Robyn
Maggie
Jered

Jul 27
Aime
David
Scott

Aug 3
Jered
open slots

Aug 10
open slots

Aug 17
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jul 13, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Randy got a fan letter on book 1.
Aime gave a speech she wrote, and it was well-received.
Maggie progressed through an interview for a content writing job.

Schedule

Jul 13
Jeff
Scott
Randy

Jul 20
Robyn
Maggie
Jered

Jul 27
Aime
open slots

Aug 3
open slots

Aug 10
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jul 6, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Dylan got fan email thanking him. He found that he did not win an author contest.
Bill got comments on two short stories from a friend and she wants to read more.
Ciuin’s week was good enough she found time to read and comment.

Schedule

Jul 6
Robyn
David
Aime

Jul 13
Jeff
Scott
Randy

Jul 20
Robyn
Maggie
Jered

Jul 27
Jeff?
open slots

Aug 3
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 29, 2023

Next Meeting

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

All submissions for June 22 were timely.
Maggie got interviews for content writing jobs.
Ciuin was able to write this week after too many things keeping her from it for a while.

Schedule

Jun 29
Maggie
Jeff
Jered

Jul 6
Robyn
David
Aime

Jul 13
Jeff?
Scott
open slot

Jul 20
open slots

Jul 27
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 22, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Dylan broke writer’s block. He got feedback on Allegro that identified some problems.
Aime survived writing all the election campaign forms.
Jered got a rejection with personalized feedback on the story he submitted for publication.

Schedule

Jun 22
Aime
David
Robyn

Jun 29
Maggie
Jeff
Jered

Jul 6
open slots

Jul 13
Jeff?
open slots

Jul 20
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 15, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Randy’s new book is on Amazon.
Ciuin got Nate to finish his homework for the year so he is successfully promoted.
Bill started another short story. He now has 15K words of short stories.
Maggie started a new non-fiction piece.
Aime gave the speech she wrote last week and didn’t die of heat stroke while speaking.

Schedule

Jun 15
Jeff
Jered
Ciuin

Jun 22
Aime
David
Robyn

Jun 29
Maggie
Jeff
Scott

Jul 6
open slots

Jul 13
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 8, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Aime submitted her chapter the earliest ever. She wrote and filmed a speech and wrote a proclamation for the city.
Ciuin wrote a new piece.
Bill expanded or created short stories. A pilot liked his pilot story.

Schedule

Jun 8
Robyn
Randy
Ciuin

Jun 15
Jeff
Jered
open slot

Jun 22
Aime
open slots

Jun 29
open slots

Jul 6
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for Jun 1, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Aime edited a video project. She is writing a speech she will give next week.
Dylan found his Fedran world lost poetry archive and incorporated it into his wiki. He wrote 10 K words this week.

Schedule

Jun 1
Aime
Scott
Jeff

Jun 8
Robyn
Randy
Ciuin

Jun 15
Jeff
Jered
open slot

Jun 22
Aime
open slots

Jun 29
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 25, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Randy received the proof copy of Deception.
Dylan’s software tools for publication were used and liked by someone.

Schedule

May 25
Shannon
Jered
Robyn

Jun 1
Aime
Scott
Jeff

Jun 8
Robyn
open slots

Jun 15
open slots

Jun 22
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill

The Noble Pen for May 18, 2023

Next Meeting

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

Sue finished her thesis.
Aime was asked to do a podcast.
Dylan documented the backgrounds of all the characters in Allegro.

Schedule

May 18
Jeff
Bill
Robin

May 25
Shannon
Jered
Robin

Jun 1
Aime
open slots

Jun 8
open slots

Jun 15
open slots

Keep Writing,
Bill