Homework Assignment for Writing Round-Up

19th Annual Spring Retreat in Alpine,
April 9, 10, 11, 2010

Your homework title is:

A Day in the Life of a………
(Rancher, Rancher’s Wife, Ranch Dog, Cowboy, Cowboy’s Horse, Chuck Wagon Cookie, Soldier, One-room School House Teacher, or a true western historical character)

You may choose one or more of the above and must include one or more true historical facts.

This is for fun, not stress!  Use your creativity.  This can be a romantic love story, or a non-fiction essay, or whatever!

Rules are simple:

  1. Title your story or poem from choices above.
  2. The story, poem or essay must be 500 words or less.
  3. Bring your story to read around the fire, or send it to the Retreat Coordinator who will select someone to read it if you are unable to attend.
  4. You must be a TMTW member and/or be attending this year’s retreat.
  5. Your story may be as scary, silly, dramatic or serious as you wish.
  6. Your story may be written for an adult or children’s audience.


Featured Conference Speakers

Lucia Zimmitti-Writing Instructor, Editor, Consultant,
Seminar/Workshop Speaker
Jessica Lee Anderson-Children’s Author,
Instructor at Institute of Children’s Literature
Melleta Bell & Jerri Garza-Historical Archivists at
Sul Ross State University
Blair Pittman-Newspaper feature writer, photojournalist, humorist

Spring Retreat Fee:
One Person $135 / Household of two $215

For a quick review of the conference
we are linking the Overview and Registration Form again for your convenience.
Lodging available at camp.

For additional information contact:
Reba Cross Seals-Retreat Coordinator

Jackie Siglin-Retreat Coordinator & Lodging
Elaine Davenport-Registration

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