We are grateful to many of our members for sharing their work with our community through our events.

 

We share their talented writing their permission,

Enjoy these extracts from our A Woman’s Place collaborative oral reading:

“This is My Voice / Mornington Peninsula Woman”.

October news

Celebrating a major membership milestone    Remember the start of 2020 when so much changed?   In the month we launched our incorporation as a not-for-profit regional writing group, the world launched a pandemic. As we all hunkered down, we also connected...

‘Like Mother, Like Daughter’ by Sue Brown

The back door slammed shut. The noise made her start but she carried on weeding, determined to finish the patch she was working on before the light went. She knew her mother would have wanted the garden to look at its best when the new people took occupation....

August news

Milestones and magic moments  We hit a special milestone this month.     Our two-year anniversary of our incorporation as a not-for-profit association.   That went faster than a well-loved page-turner!     While we’ve been hosting gatherings and connecting since 2015,...

September news

Announcing the winners of the Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor's Writing Award   CONGRATULATIONS to all of our entrants to this year's Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor's Writing Awards.   We had over 115 entries for our first every writing award in 3 categories;...

July news

Our words underfoot with Footpath Fiction     Our FOOTPATH FICTION initiative spread short stories underfoot as part of our street works with Mornington Peninsula Shire.     Our member's microfictions appeared throughout the central shopping area of Rosebud from...

June News

Peninsula Writers’ Club current members now have exclusive access to specialists amongst us! INK DROPS is a 2021 initiative where members share insights with fellow members in an online forum.
We’re sharing insights formally with each other as we all learn and grow.
Ink Drops are live online 15 minute Share What You Know sessions on Zoom.

May News

Congratulations to our Peninsula Writers’ Club members who celebrated their 2020 submissions in the Stories At The End Of The Line anthology with Frankston Arts Centre.

Emily Westmoreland, Kim Robyn Smith, Rebecca Fraser, Andrea Rowe, Louise Zedda Sampson and Del Skinner were thrilled to celebrate together. Their lockdown inspired pieces were amongst the 75 selected stories to be published.

April News

Peninsula Writers’ Club is delighted to share this exciting news alongside Mornington Peninsula Shire. 

The Mayor’s Writing Award invites submissions from Mornington Peninsula writers of all abilities, with entries judged by Paul Kennedy, Garry Disher and Danielle Binks and our Mayor.

‘The Coffee Shop’ By Sue Brown

It was in Germany I learnt to drink coffee. In my childhood home we drank milky instant coffee, I took it with two teaspoons of sugar so it was a rather sweet beige drink tasting of well…coffee as I knew it.  On holidays in France, I was young so I was expected to...

‘Writer’s Block’ By Sue Brown

Cyril sat, as usual, hunched up in his chair, away from the group.  He grunted in response to greetings from the other members as they arrived. It had been ten weeks since the last meeting of the Wycherley Writer’s Block Support Group and everyone was keen to get back...

Women of the Peninsula, these are our voices.

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