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Homework Assignment for TMTW Retreat

Homework Assignment

for Texas Mountain Trail Writers’ Spring Retreat in Alpine

April 8, 9, 10, 2011

FREE CRITIQUE ON ONE POEM

Along with learning from the 2008 Texas Poet Laureate, Larry D. Thomas, western historian and writer, Andy Wilkinson, and folklore collector and instructor, Dr. Beverly Six, you are invited to actively participate in the process. It’s painless and fun. Everyone get an A+ for their efforts!

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February Newsletter | “Log of the Trail”

Meeting Announcement: Our February meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, in the Fiesta Room of the Hallmark Apartments in Alpine.

Writing Assignment: Love Lost, Then Found Again, 250-500 word limit.

Speaker: Phyllis Musgrove will speak about “Who Says Writers Heads are Blocked?”

Refreshments: Petei Guth will provide refreshments for the February meeting.


From the Desk of our President

Our new year got off to a great start, and we welcomed several newcomers and visitors to our January meeting in Fort Davis. We enjoyed an outstanding program from Jackie Siglin.

Despite February’s roaring in like a lion, our spring retreat planning committee finalized plans for what I think will be an outstanding 20th anniversary conference. I hope many of you can attend.

Phyllis Musgrove

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20th Annual TMTW Spring Retreat

Writing Round-Up

Paisano Baptist Encampment
Alpine, Texas
April 8, 9, 10, 2011

Weekend Overview

Larry D. Thomas—2008 Poet Laureate of Texas
offers free critique of your work
Andy Wilkinson
western historian, playwright, poet, songwriter, Texas Tech instructor
Dr. Beverly Six
collecting and recording folklore, Sul Ross professor of English

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