Next CVWS meeting – Oct 21, 2021 at 7 p.m.

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom due to continued COVID restrictions set by the B.C. Health Authority.

There will be a short business meeting for valuable updates on various ongoing activities and plans of great events to come. Afterwards, we will hear from Member, Jim Krause, about his experiences in producing an audiobook. This promises to be both interesting and informative; you will not want to miss!

Also on the agenda is Member, Betty Annand, who will be introducing her latest book, Canada by Jove. This is the third book in her family saga series. Official book launch date is Oct. 30th. More details forthcoming on the CVWS website.

CVWS Members: watch for your Zoom invitation arriving into your Inbox soon. Please save it to your calendar.

Meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. See you on-screen!

Next meeting – September 16, 2021

This meeting is an in-person “Welcome Back Social” under the shelter at Kin Beach from 4 – 8 p.m.

Members are to bring a chair, a blanket (if weather is cool), a picnic for yourself and something you have written. Five-minute readings will run from 4:30 – 6.

Due to the current COVID situation, the Board respectfully asks everyone to wear a mask for this event. Thank you.

AGM on Thursday, May 20, 2021

Notice to all CVWS Members!

Annual General Meeting is tonight…May 20, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Election of new Officers for 2021 / 2022 and Annual Reports from your current Board Members.

This is a very worthwhile organization. Please consider volunteering some of your time towards the continued growth and value of the Comox Valley Writers Society.

December 17, 2020 – General meeting

ZOOM DECEMBER GENERAL MEETING – Thursday, December 17, 2020
Meeting starts at 7 pm.

In the past we traditionally had a writing challenge for our December meetings as well as holiday treats and a book exchange. This year we can’t share treats, but we can share our stories. Wear holiday clothes and enjoy your own goodies and libation of choice as we share our stories via Zoom.

THE CHALLENGE: The most popular Christmas story of all time (next to the biblical one) is Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” wherein Scrooge is visited by his old deceased partner Marley. The most endearing movie and a holiday tradition for many of us is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a film, by the way, many found too socialistic at the time but now watched by many, wherein a visit by the angel, Clarence, gave Jimmy Stewart’s character a reason for living. An angel and a ghost changed lives.

Writing Challenge

Theme: How did an apparition bring about a change

Your challenge is to write a 500 word (or so) story of an apparition which/who brings about change in someone or something. Reading time not to exceed 5 minutes (or so).

The readings will be preceded by a brief run-through of a few business items and any information tidbits to be shared.

Looking forward to hearing your stories.

March 12, 2020 – Diana Stevan

The next monthly meeting of the Comox Valley Writers Society is on Thursday, March 12, 2020 in the library at Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School, 1551 Lerwick Rd, Courtenay. Meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Guest speaker this month is Diana Stevan. She will discuss how she used family history and other research to write her novel, Sunflowers Under Fire, a historical fiction, a finalist for the 2019 Whistler Independent Book Award and a semi-finalist for a 2019 Kindle Award for Literary Fiction. Diana will read from her novel and there will be time for a Q & A session.

New members and guests are welcome.

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CVWS Membership 

Renew or join online at or pay by cheque/cash at general meeting.

Yearly fee is $25.00, payable in September.

After January 1st new members pay $15. Renewing members must still pay $25.