Promoting the craft of writing in <b>Far North Queensland</b>

Promoting the craft of writing in Far North Queensland

About Us

In 2004, an informal group of writers came together to share an interest in writing. Today, Tropical Writers Inc is a vibrant, not-for-profit writing group that welcomes members who write in all different genres.

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Become A Member

Our goal is to share our passion for writing and nurture the creative muse in each of us. Become a member and network with other writers, share your work, grow, learn and pass on your own experiences.

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News & Events

Join us on a literary journey and stay up to date with all the latest news, events, book launches and more. If it’s anything to do with tropical writing, happening here or further afield, live or online.

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Member Competitions

It’s time to dust off your quills again! (Actually, we don’t think you should let them get dusty in the first place!) We are back with our Member Writing Competitions.

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May 2024, 1st: Hanging About

Ken Cotterill

Us plastic clothes pegs all lived in an outdoor hanging basket. We lived in harmony and we had our pride. We knew that, yes, we

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May 2024, 2nd: Easy Pickings

Robyn Kienzle

Ibu collapsed under the mopane tree, his abdomen pulsating violently as he tried to catch his breath. He was thirsty and knew that he needed

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May 2024, 3rd: My Son

Jennifer Marsden

Does pride dissolve, slowly leak away through years of thwarted hopes. It was there at those first smiles, smiles that brought pure joy. There at

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April 2024, 1st: Step On It


The two were alone in the house that night; benches wiped, dish-washer swishing suds. He heard her stern tone. ‘Put that remote down. No TV

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