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Spring sunshine + crocuses = happiness. Photo by John Hannah.

Spring sunshine + crocuses = happiness. Photo by John Hannah.

A sign of spring: when urban trees make a bid for freedom. Photo by John Hannah.

A sign of spring: when urban trees make a bid for freedom. Photo by John Hannah.

ELECTIONS CHEAT SHEET
EAC-BC NEWS. As if you didn’t have enough politics to think about, it’s time to elect your 2013–2014 branch executive (and volunteer for a committee or two). Check out the opportunities on offer. May 13, 2013.

EAC-BC IS ON TEH INTERWEBZ
EAC-BC NEWS. Public relations chair Jessica Lowdon reveals the best ways to stay up to date on BC-based literary and cultural events and professional-development opportunities. May 2, 2013.

Bundle up. It's cold out there. Photo by Cheryl Hannah.

Bundle up. It’s cold out there. Photo by Cheryl Hannah.

GOING TO EDITORS’ PUB NIGHT?
EVENTS. No plans before the April 17, 2013, EAC-BC meeting? Drop by the Elephant & Castle for a pay-as-you-go meal or drink. April 12, 2013.

EAC-BC INTRODUCES NEW MEMBERS
EAC-BC NEWS. Member services chair, Dee Noble, introduces the branch’s newest members. (Bios included.) April 12, 2013.

GOING TO EDITORS’ PUB NIGHT?
EVENTS. No plans before the March 20, 2103, EAC-BC meeting? Drop by the Elephant & Castle for a pay-as-you-go meal or drink. March 14, 2013.

EAC-BC WELCOMES EIGHT NEW MEMBERS
EAC-BC NEWS. Member services chair, Dee Noble, introduces the branch’s eight newest members. (Bios included.) March 10, 2013.

EAC-BC WELCOMES 10 NEW MEMBERS
EAC-BC NEWS. EAC-BC’s member services chair announces the names of 10 new members. February 21, 2013.

NORAD TRACKS SANTA
NEWS. NORAD keeps close watch on Santa as he nears Canadian airspace. Watch video. December 24, 2012.

BC BOOK PRIZES MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
WEST COAST BOOK PRIZE SOCIETY NEWS. There’s never been a better time to join the West Coast Book Prize Society. December 21, 2012.

EAC-BC WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS
EAC-BC NEWS. EAC-BC’s member services chair announces the names of three new members. Bios included. November 18, 2012.

EAC-BC WELCOMES EIGHT NEW MEMBERS
EAC-BC NEWS. EAC-BC’s member services chair announces the names of eight new members. October 13, 2012.

EAC-BC SOCIAL COMMITTEE NEEDS HELP
EAC-BC VOLUNTEERS. The EAC-BC Social Committee needs one additional member. Can you help? The time commitment is minimal. September 9, 2012.

Autumn rains are here. It’s time to put away the summer toys. Photo by John Hannah.

CHANGES TO EAC-BC SEMINARS: PRICING AND SCHEDULING
EAC-BC NEWS. EAC-BC’s Professional Development Committee announces changes to seminars—both pricing and scheduling—for 2012–2013. September 8, 2012.

EDITOR PENS PRESS RELEASE IN STYLE OF KING JAMES BIBLE
WCE LETTER. Earlier this year, editor David Harrison attended a stylistic-editing seminar. One exercise required him to write a press release announcing that the next sailing of the Bowen Island ferry would be cancelled due to bad weather. He chose to write it in the style of the King James Bible. August 25, 2012.

How does Rembrandt’s 1633 painting The Storm on the Sea of Galilee figure in David Harrison’s August 25, 2012, letter?

EAC-BC WELCOMES NINE NEW MEMBERS
EAC-BC NEWS. EAC-BC’s member services chair announces the names of nine new members. August 26, 2012.

EAC-BC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT SENDS THANKS
WCE LETTER. Langara College editing student Meaghan McAneeley recently received a 2012 EAC-BC scholarship. Meaghan writes: “The money helps to ease financial burdens as I near the end of my diploma.” June 30, 2012.

TWO BOOK-RELATED VIDEOS
WCE LETTER. Frank Karabotsos shares two book-related videos that are bound to appeal to editors: a stop-motion video and an animated short. May 9, 2012.

PRINT FUTURES EAC-BC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED
EAC-BC NEWS. EAC-BC chair Peter Moskos announces the recipient of a 2012 EAC-BC scholarship: Dee Noble from the Douglas College Print Futures program. April 30, 2012.

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