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Texas Mountain Trail Writer’s Writing Round Up

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Date

Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014

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Location

The Far West Texas town of Fort Davis located within driving distance of Alpine and Marfa.

Admission Fees

Cost for the conference is $150 for early registration and goes up to $175 three weeks before the event. A household of two receives a discount of $285 for early registration which goes up to $335 three weeks before the event. Admission includes admittance to the conference and speakers, a year's membership with the Texas Mountain Trail Writers, a copy of Chaos West of the Pecos and opportunity to be published in the next issue of that same book. Attending authors are given the opportunity to set up a table for their works at no additional cost. Meals are also included in the fee. Lodging is up to individuals, but can be had on site, space permitting.

Description

The Texas Mountain Trail Writers hold a writing conference every year in the spring. This year we are proud to present the event yet again. We have three wonderful speakers who will be speaking on fiction, nonfiction, and nut-and-bolts topics. See our website at www.texasmountaintrailwriters.org for more details.

This conference starts Friday evening the 11th with a reception in Alpine and then moves to Fort Davis Mountain Lodge for sessions with our speakers on Saturday and Sunday. We have several sessions on Saturday and end with an opportunity to share a brief piece of writing with the group in the evening. Sunday is a half day of sessions and the end of the conference.

Attendees may choose to stay on site at the Davis Mountain Lodge (contact the lodge for reservations) or anywhere in the local area. There are a number of hotels and motels in nearby Alpine and Marfa.

The conference is located close to Big Bend National Park, Balmorhea State Park, Davis, the McDonald Observatory and many other local attractions. The surrounding mountains are inspiring.

Contact Information

Contact us through our website at www.texasmountaintrailwriters.org or email annevan1182@hotmail.com with questions.

Website

http://texasmountaintrailwriters.org/2014-writers-retreat/

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