The second annual North Island Writers Conference returns on Jan. 25 and 26, 2019.

The second annual North Island Writers Conference returns on Jan. 25 and 26, 2019.

North Island Writers Conference returning

Attention all writers and aspiring writers: if you write, or are thinking about becoming a writer, you do not want to miss the second annual North Island Writers Conference on Jan. 25 and 26.

Co-hosted by the Comox Valley Writers Society and North Island College’s English department, the weekend will begin on Friday evening at the Comox Valley’s North Island College campus with a featured speaker and refreshments.

Saturday promises to be a full day with a total of 10 interactive workshops and two panels.

The program lineup includes such topics as Humour in Writing: Dissecting the Frog, Poetry and Sense of Place, Indigenous Voices, Graphic Novel, Why I hate (and love) my editor, and much more.

There is something for every writer who wishes to hone their craft.

For more details, check out the full program on the CVWS website at https://cvwriterssociety.ca/conference where each workshop is described. You can also read about the authors who will be sharing their skills.

Online registration is open on the CVWS website. Some workshops are beginning to fill up quickly.

For more information, contact Leslie at 250-337-8051 or Joline at 250-331-0778.