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April Newsletter :: “Log of the Trail”

Meeting Announcement: Our April meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, in the Fiesta Room at the Hallmark Apartments in Alpine from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

Refreshments will be provided by Phyllis Musgrove. Jackie Siglin provided the writing assignment (see below).

From the Atelier of our President:

Whoever says there’s nothing to do out here must not really be here.  I remember thinking that when I first moved here, but it was because I didn’t know anybody.   When I finally got tucked into a friends fold, I got so active I didn’t have time to think that anymore.  I moved here from a big city and of course that kind of busy was detrimental.  Lots of built-in tension goes with maneuvering from home to job to home when living in a crowded metroplex.

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Tweaking the Retreat Homework Assignment

Writing Round-Up

Spring Retreat in Alpine
April 24, 25, 26, 2009

Some writers requested our homework assignment to be a variation of the themes of our speakers, so in their honor we have put a twist on the previous assignment to become:

Romance and the Texas Rangers!

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Profiles of TMTW Retreat Speakers

Acclaimed professional authors highlight the annual Spring Retreat of the Texas Mountain Trail Writers in the mountains near Alpine on April 24, 25, 26, 2009 at Paisano Baptist Encampment. It will be a weekend of learning and fun with celebrated speakers, western outdoor cooking, a haiku walk, warm days, cool evenings, with readings around a fire in the inspiring Davis Mountains. This 18th annual Writing Round-Up in the Big Bend area has many repeat writers returning for the knowledge, scenery, great food, and congenial camaraderie.

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TMTW Spring Retreat Extra Treat!

Explore the beauty of

HAIKU

While exploring mountainous beauty of nature at the

Writing Round-Up

Texas Mountain Trail Writers Spring Retreat

April 24, 25, 26, 2009

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