Friday, April 24, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015
Fort Davis, Texas, at the Mountain Trails Lodge
You may choose to go hiking on a mountain trail, birding, exploring shops in town, photographing, visiting nearby cemeteries or sitting and thinking up your new work! There is also a star pad if you would like to bring your telescope to set up under the brilliant stars.
By March 27: $100
After March 28th: $125
Two meal plans are available: Saturday only is $55, Saturday and Sunday is $70.
The Friday night reception is open to the public and there will be snacks and drinks.
Enjoy the western atmosphere, pleasant warm days and cool mountain nights while while listening and learning from Michael Noll, Master of Scene, Structure & Suspense. You’ll love the home-cooked meals and attractive cabins.
You may choose to go hiking on a mountain trail, birding, exploring shops in town, photographing, visiting nearby cemeteries or sitting and thinking up your new work! There is also a star pad if you would like to bring your telescope to set up under the brilliant stars. There will be many opportunities for sharing and networking.
Friday Night Writers Reception: April 24, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Your first opportunity to meet our presenter and fellow writers will be at the Alpine Public Library in the AEP Room, 805 W. Avenue E. Join us for an evening of informal chatting, relaxation and fun with wine or soft drinks and fabulous hors d’oeuvres. Introductions will be made and schedules furnished for Saturday. This event only is free and open to the public.
Saturday Conference Sessions: April 25, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
All sessions will be at Mountain Trails Lodge in Fort Davis, Texas, beginning with a full breakfast and picking up registration packets. Lunch, dinner and snacks will also be at this location. Dress is country casual, walking shoes encouraged, and audience feedback is welcome.
In the evening after dinner, stories by participants will be read aloud by the fire, weather permitting. Bring a jacket and flashlight for chilly mountain evenings.
Sunday Final Session: April 26 – No Formal Event Scheduled
For those who stay over, you can either sleep in or get up early to enjoy a hearty cowboy breakfast if that was your choice of meal plan. Retreat participants exchange cards and fond farewells after a weekend of fun and sharing of ideas in the fresh mountain setting.
– See more at: http://texasmountaintrailwriters.org/2015-writers-retreat/#sthash.IjXlnds5.dpuf
Online registration and forms can be found at :www.texasmountaintrailwriters.org. Email [email protected] if you have questions.