Am I crazy? Maybe.
Why did I do it? I love the VIRAs.
VIRA stands for Vancouver Island Romance Authors. We are 42 members strong and are survivors from the local chapter of the RWA, which recently dissolved. In our group we have RITA Award winning authors, New York Times Best Selling authors and people who are just starting out. We live all over our island of mountains, lakes and valleys (not to mention vineyards), which is 290 miles long and sits off the west coast of Canada.
The variation in skills and physical distance between us means nothing. We are all writers. Our meetings are lively and our workshops on craft and business are spectacular. If you’re in the area, please join us.
With trepidation, I look forward to being the first president of this amazing group.
How about you? Do you like taking on volunteer positions? Any words of advice?