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November 2012 BUZZ

So the time has come to plan the next year for the BCATW. If you’d like to be in on the planning, step up and take a role on the board. We always welcome fresh faces and new ideas.Nominations are open for the board positions of president, communications director, treasurer and director at Large, and […]

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Just two weeks to our end-of-year gala with speaker Robin Esrock waxing on about “the business of travel, its murky relationship with travel media, the deconstruction of travel fantasies, and why your readers shouldn’t believe anything you write.” Registration details follow. This could sell out as it’s not a large room so please register as […]

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September 2012 BUZZ

We’re in full planning mode for the big gala October 13. Looking at potential speaker topics: Publishing on the Internet. Who’s buying? Where to sell you hard-fought stories. Self publishing – pros and cons. If you want to join the discussion send your gmail address to me at

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August 2012 BUZZ

Cherie Thiessen has stories in this month’s Pacific Yachting issue (A Gulf Islands’ events cruising guide), in Boat Journal (Destination Sucia Island), and three stories in Aqua Magazine (Coffee culture in the Gulf Islands, La Berengerie Restaurant and Inn on Galiano, and The Tree Frog Gallery on Mayne Island.)

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July 2012 BUZZ

From Mari Kane: I hope you like the new site. My goal in designing it was to promote the association using the members’ own words and pictures, two things travel writers have the most of. Built in WordPress, this is also an efficient communication management system to spread news and information among the members. And […]

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June 2012 Buzz

I took advantage of my door prize from the BCATW symposium and headed to Victoria to overnight at the Oswego hotel last weekend. A lovely boutique hotel, just blocks from the central harbour, the hotel offers a “downtown urban” feel with the luxury of boutique amenities. Food was excellent, with a bright, young chef – […]

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May 2012 Buzz

A great big thanks to all those who helped make our annual symposium come about. We had three great speakers who gave incredibly practical tips. Everyone came away feeling it was a really valuable event. And, as always, the Listel impressed us with its excellent service and mouth-watering food. Next on the agenda: some local […]

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