Upcoming Event – May 25, 2018

Prose and Poetry Open Mic – hosted by the Comox Valley Writers Society

Date: Friday, May 25, 2018
Time: 12 – 2 p.m.
Place: Event Room at Courtenay Regional Library – 300  6th Street
Cost: Free

Come to listen or read. Everyone is welcome.

We will be taking a summer break in July and August. Please join us when our sessions start up again on Friday, September 28, 2018.

Next CVWS meeting – May 17, 2018

The next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.

Our panel this month will consist of some of our newer members who will tell us about themselves and their writing.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Upcoming event – May 6, 2018

Open House and Garden Gala – McLoughlin Gardens Society

Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Place: Brian & Sarah McLoughlin Regional Park
814 Tasman Rd (off Williams Beach Rd)
Merville, BC

Highlights of the afternoon:

  • 2 p.m. – Six writers will read from their work: Bernice Friesen, Cornelia Hooglan, Harold Macy, Judy LeBlanc, Marlet Ashley, and Natalie Nickerson
  • Music performed by Patrick Desjardins (shakuhachi), Margo McLoughlin (hang drum), & Kel Kelly (guitar & vocals)

Refreshments provided by the Comox Valley Writers Society

Everyone welcome.

www.mcloughlingardens.org

 

Upcoming workshop – April 21, 2018

Junie Sawdron – “Write Yourself Home” workshop

Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Place: upstairs at Bayside Cafe – #5 – 2760 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay
Cost: $125.00 / person
For more info & registration: www.junieswadron.com/write-yourself-home

Junie was a presenter at our North Island Writers Conference held in January, 2018. Some people attending her session have invited her back to do an all-day workshop.

Next CVWS meeting – April 19, 2018

The next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.

Guest speaker is Mary Murphy, a well-known local singer and author. Her presentation topic is titled “Character Development”. For more information about Mary Murphy, please visit her website: www.marymurphy.ca.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting begins at 7:00 pm.

Next CVWS meeting – Mar. 15, 2018

Next meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.

Guest speaker is Marie Maccagno, author of The Chocolate Pilgrim and co-founder of Adventures in Writing workshops and retreats. Marie will speak on the topic of the Manuscript Review Process and introducing how to give feedback which encourages and energizes a writer.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

 

Next CVWS meeting – Feb. 15, 2018

Next meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, February 15 in the library at Valley View Elementary School.

Guest speaker is Susan Ketchen, author of the young adult Born That Way series. Her topic is titled: “Genograms for Writers – Using Family Therapy to Manage and Develop Your Characters”. Check out Susan’s website: www.susanketchen.ca

Everyone is welcome to attend. Meeting starts at 7pm.