Next CVWS meeting – Oct 17, 2019

Next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in the library at Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School, 1551 Lerwick Rd, Courtenay.

Guest presentation this month is from our small genre group: Island Time Crime Writers. They will entertain us with readings from their work.

New members and guests are welcome. Meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Please wear a name tag! We want to get to know everyone!

It is also Membership Renewal time! You can pay at the October meeting or online at https://cvwriterssociety.ca/membership. Please mark whether you are renewing or are a new member.

Next CVWS meeting – Sept 19, 2019

The next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, September 19, 2019 in the library at Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School, 1551 Lerwick Rd, Courtenay.

New members and guests are welcome. Meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Please wear a name tag! We want to get to know everyone!

September is also Membership time! You can pay at the September meeting or online at https://cvwriterssociety.ca/membership.

Click on Membership form link and either print it out to bring to the September meeting or you can fill it out to pay through PayPal. Remember to click on the Submit button to go to PayPal and complete your registration. (Please mark whether you are renewing or are a new member on the form.)

Member Book Launch – Betty Annand – Sept. 15, 2019

Betty AnnandBetty Annand is launching the third book in her trilogy: The Lady from New York.
Previous titles are: The Girl from Old Nichol and The Woman from Dover.

All CVWS members and the public are invited!

Date: Sunday; September 15, 2019
Time: 1:30 – 4 p.m.
Place: Florence Filberg Centre
411 Anderton Ave, Courtenay

Webmaster note: There is no mention if the event is being held upstairs in the Conference Centre or downstairs in the Evergreen Seniors Lounge. Hopefully, signs will be placed outside.

End-of-Year Party is on!!

The End-of-Year Party will take place as planned, tomorrow, Sunday, June 23, 2019. There has been great confidence expressed that the weather will be just fine for our gathering.

It improved from 40% possibility of rain to 20%. It improved from ‘Cloudy with Showers’ to ‘Chance of Showers’.

Kin Beach Picnic Area, 7-9 pm
Bring: Spouse/partner/friend
Pot Luck finger food
Outdoor chair.
Any musicians in the crowd?

Writing Challenge: To be shared at the party: write a one-page piece, prose or poetry that includes –

“This time it is bound to work…”

Year-End Party – Sunday, June 23, 2019

Location: Kin Beach Picnic Area
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Bring: Partner/spouse
Finger food
Outdoor chair
Sweater or light jacket

Writing challenge: Write a one (1) page story (prose or poetry) that starts with…

“This time it is bound to work…”

Directions to Kin Beach: At the top of Ryan Rd (the Base), turn left onto Little River Rd, right onto Kilmorley Rd (Griffin Pub) then turn left onto Astra Rd. Kin Beach Park is on the right. Park in the gravel lot. The picnic shelter is to the left.

 

Next CVWS meeting – June 20, 2019

The next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, June 20, 2019 in the library at Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School, 1551 Lerwick Rd, Courtenay.

Guests will be Phyllis Long and Vera Jansen, the last two remaining original Writers Group members from 1964, the year our club was formed. Terry James will conduct an interview with these ladies at the meeting and a Question & Answer session will follow.

It is also our Annual General Meeting! The executive will give their year end reports and the Election of Officers for the 2019 – 2020 year will be held. If you wish to submit a nomination or volunteer to run for Office, please contact the Nominating Committee at lkkennedy@hotmail.com.

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

Please wear a name tag!

 

Small Writing Groups (SWiGS) – June News

The Poetry Group: An afternoon poetry event is planned for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6th at Kin Beach Park. Contact Terry James at tn-james@shaw.ca if you wish to attend.

Memoir / Autobiographical Group: The inaugural meeting for this group will be held in the morning on Wednesday, June 12th at the Courtenay Regional Library. Contact Kim at mamabears@shaw.ca if you are interested.

The Island Time Mystery Group: Next meeting is on Monday, June 24th from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Courtenay Regional Library. There is room for one or two more people. Contact Isobel at island.mystery@shaw.ca if you are interested.

The Any-Kind-of-Writing Group: Next meeting is on Tuesday, June 25th at Berwick in Comox from 7 – 9 p.m. For information contact Janet Miller at 1234jvm@gmail.com.

Marlet’s Fiction Group and The Eclectic Group are long-standing and currently full.