by Ed Vilade
Member, Writers Guild Editorial Team
The Riderwood Writers Guild has named a new editorial team to carry forward its publication Tales from Riderwood and to explore the expansion of the Guild’s activities. Chair of the group will be Martha Robinson, who has been active with the Writer’s Guild for nine years. Joining her will be Ed Vilade, Colby Rodowsky, and Janet Lopes, who will also serve as treasurer.
Writer’s Guild members expressed their appreciation to Ion Deaton and Harriet Levy, longtime team members who are stepping down. The Guild also expressed its gratitude for the help of John Fountain and Jane Myers.
The Guild publishes Tales from Riderwood three times a year. Tales is a compendium of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry by Riderwood residents. The current issue is now available at the front desks of all Riderwood clubhouses. The next edition will be published in early summer, and the Guild invites submissions for the issue. They should be sent to Martha Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Writer’s Guild meets at 3 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month in the meeting room at Montgomery Station. Members read their writings and receive comments from the group on their works. All Riderwood residents are invited.
The Writer’s Guild is also considering offering periodic mini-tutorials on different kinds of writing, such as letters to the editor, short features and stories on people and events, memoirs and any other aspects of writing in which there is interest. Guild members are also available to provide individual advice on residents’ writings.