Looking for a writing group offering support, connection, skill building, encouragement and focus?

Welcome to our virtual hub for Mornington Peninsula and surrounds aspiring and published writers.


Local scribes, supportive vibes.

Join the Peninsula Writers’ Club today

Write in company, plan for writing success, inspire and be inspired by others, and stay keep connected.

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Writer in Residence is our annual, members only writing competition offering our members the opportunity to showcase their writing and win cash prizes and a paid writing retreat.

The Peninsula Writers’ Club connects, encourages and enriches amateur, aspiring and professional writers (and readers) across Victoria’s beautiful Mornington Peninsula and surrounds. 

Our mission is to actively promote and facilitate a vibrant literary voice, enhancing the skills of writers, and contributing to the creative culture and storytelling of the Mornington Peninsula and surrounding communities.  

Featured Stories

‘The Weeping Tree’ by Ann Roberts

‘Jacinta, I have something to tell you. Sarah had a heart attack … she died.’ 'What! But she’s only 39.’   Sarah is, was, my cousin – older by six months. Our mums are sisters. We grew up together, as cousins do. I never considered her a close friend, but it had...

‘Land Slide’ by Ann Roberts

‘Land Slide’ by Ann Roberts

LAND SLIDE  It was a luxury home, with vaulted ceilings, marble benchtops, European appliances, floor to ceiling glass. There were many indoor plants for Ava to look after. She seemed to either water them too much or too little. She’d already needed to replace two of...

Submissions are open for our Mayor’s Short Story Writing Award

Submissions are open for our Mayor’s Short Story Writing Award

Submissions are now open to our Mayor's Short Story Writing Award  Our Mayor's Short Story Award in partnership with Mornington Peninsula Shire is back for a 3rd year! Together with Mornington Peninsula Shire, we are proud to present the third year of the Mayor’s...

Peninsula Writers’ Club has been wonderful for me, a writer of stories and poems in my retirement. Stimulating to be with younger, like minded people listening to author talks over dinner and a glass of wine

Liz Hicklin

We welcome all writers, from beginners to the already-published, from novelists and bloggers to poets and journalists.

We promote and encourage the unique voice of writers of all abilities on the Mornington Peninsula and surrounds, and encourage connections and support in a safe environment.


The Peninsula Writers’ Club:

encourages writers in the creation of original works

fosters confidence and creativity through building connections, skills development and collaborations

forms a community of mutual support and fellowship based on creative endeavours.

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