Tuesday, January 29, 2013



      Saturday, February 9, 10:30 a.m., children’s author/illustrator Matt Norcross
will be sharing his new book Grayface at the Baxter County Library. Sponsored
by the Friends of the Library http://www.baxlib.org

   Baxter County Poets Association meets
 1-2:30 the last Friday of each month at the Donald W. Reynolds Library, for
information call Debra Dail at 499-4397 or dails@centurytel.net

    The Twin Lakes Writers who meet at the Donald W.  Reynolds Library the
first Saturday each month 1-3 p.m., will be changing their name to
 “Creative Writers & Illustrators.”
     Retired and non-retired creative writing teachers, English teachers, teen writers,
artist/illustrators and the public who are interested in all genres of writing are welcome
 to come, ask questions and share and grow with friends who support your goals.  
     Future DVD Programs:  The Great Courses: Building Great Sentences: Exploring the
Writer’s Craft by Professor of English Brooks Landon – The University of Iowa and
 Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Writer about Anything by Professor Dorsey
Armstrong - Purdue University.  For more information email marynida@suddenlink.net

     Twin Lakes Writers meet February 9th 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Second Saturday of
each month at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall 401 E. 9th Street (Highway 5
and College) Mountain Home, AR http://twinlakeswriters.org

     Bull Shoals Writers Group meets the second Thursday each month 2 p.m., in the
building back of the Bull Shoals Library. For more information call Bob Harper at 870-445-4750

    The Free Verse Poetry Group meets the third Saturday each month at 1 a.m., at the
Donald W. Reynolds Library. The group is planning to create a CD of members reading two
of his/her poems. For information call Diane Stefan 870-491-5502 or jdstefan@hotmail.com

   Check with Blackbird cafĂ© at the library for their next open mic and while you are there have a bite to eat - you will enjoy. I love it.

    Ozarks Writers League meets February 16th at The College of the Ozarks.
Their website is http://ozarkswritersleague.org




Tuesday, January 08, 2013


I, Mary Nida Smith, Founder (March 1998) of Twin Lakes Writers will be the President as of January 2013. We will be meeting at the Baxter County Library. The schedule is below.

Room Knox A
January- Saturday 5th 1-3 p.m.
February – Saturday 2nd 1-3 p.m.
March – Saturday 2nd 1-3 p.m.

April – Tuesday 23rd 10—noon Brunch and meeting Room Knox B

Knox A
May – Saturday 25th -1-3 p.m.
June - Saturday 1st -1-3 p.m.
July – Saturday 6th – 1-3 p.m.
August - Saturday 3rd – 1-3 p.m.
September – Saturday 7th – 1-3 p.m.
October – Saturday 5th – 1-3 p.m.

Knox B
November – Saturday 9th – 1-3 p.m.
December - Saturday 7thst – 1-3 p.m.

I know it is difficult to meet each writers needs and it is difficult for each one to attend all meetings.
 I and the Baxter County Library have tried our best to meet the need of our area writers.
Check library events calendar at http://www.baxlib.org

Information email marynida@suddenlink.net or call 870-431-5369