Meetings

Regular meetings alternate between Victoria and Nanaimo and are held on the second Saturday of the month (unless otherwise noted) in January, March, April, May, June, September, October and November.  (February is our annual awards luncheon, July is when we have our summer picnic, and in August, a beach party.)  Please bring a brown-bag lunch; coffee and tea will be available.  Directions can be found here.  Meetings include:

  • Business meeting from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (brown bag)
  • Workshop from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Visitors are welcome to come to two regular meetings before joining.

May 6, 2017–AGM

Speaker:  Susan Lyons
Topic:  Editing Tips: From Polishing Your Manuscript to Working with an Editor
Location: Vancouver Island Regional Library–Nanaimo North Branch, 6250 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo

Susan shares tips from published authors and editors on self-editing to polish your manuscript and on working with an editor. She will also discuss the editorial process, both for authors writing for a publisher and those who are self-publishing.

International bestselling author Susan Lyons, who also writes as Susan Fox and Savanna Fox, writes “emotionally compelling, sexy contemporary romance” (Publishers Weekly). Her books have won numerous awards and Love Somebody Like You: A Caribou Crossing Romance was a RITA® finalist. Susan is a Pacific Northwester with homes in Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia. She has degrees in law and psychology, and has had a variety of careers, including perennial student, computer consultant, and legal editor. Fiction writer is by far her favorite, giving her an outlet to demonstrate her belief in the power of love, friendship, and a sense of humor.

June 10, 2017

Speaker:  TBA
Topic:  TBA
Location:  Foxborough Hills Clubhouse, 4360 Emily Carr Drive, Victoria

July, 2017

Annual Summer Picnic
Date and Time TBA

August, 2017

No Meeting

September 9, 2017

Speaker:  TBA
Topic:  TBA
Location:  Foxborough Hills Clubhouse, 4360 Emily Carr Drive, Victoria

October 14, 2017

Speaker: TBA
Topic:  TBA
Location: Vancouver Island Regional Library–Nanaimo North Branch, 6250 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo

November 4, 2017

Speaker:  Lee McKenzie
Topic:  TBA
Location:  Foxborough Hills Clubhouse, 4360 Emily Carr Drive, Victoria

December, 2017

No Meeting

 


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