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George Opacic:
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George Opacic

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 7:00-8:45 pm

Place:  GVPL Central Branch
735 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC
* City Parkades, including the one under the library, are now free after 6 pm. *

Find out how you may be eligible, even without having sold a book, to write off a portion of your expenses on your residence, car, computer system, and even tax preparation. There are more possible deductions, as well.
George Opacic has had a business career as a specialist in human resources and organizational effectiveness which took him on consulting contracts around the world.

George co-founded the magazine Recreational Flyer, acting as editor and writer of technical and narrative articles. He has taught at Capilano and Langara Colleges, and lectured at UBC. Currently, he is instructing the course “Operating Your Small Business.”
One of his current projects is an ambitious novel called The Antichrist of Stanley Park, which takes place in Nunavut and Vancouver. His other main project is a murder mystery set in the weird world of the deep internet: Rendezvous Point.

George Opacic is a Past President of the Federation of BC Writers.


Perhaps you should consider submitting a piece to Island Writer – our twice-yearly collection from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

All members are encouraged to display their published works or related services around the room. Tables are supplied. 

VWS meetings are open and free to family, friends, and the general public. The evening includes refreshments. Please arrive a little early so we can all settle in comfortably. Speakers  begin promptly at 7 o’clock, and we must clear the library by nine sharp.

Please note our venue:
GVPL Central Branch
735 Broughton Street,
Victoria, BC