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McIntyre’s escape: An extract from the unfinished ‘Glenrowan’ prequel.

McIntyre had since crawled out of the hole and put his boots back on. He stumbled through the bush, doused in rainwater, his boots rubbing uncomfortably. He paused long enough to realise he had put them on the wrong feet and switched them around. Convinced the gang were no longer in pursuit he decided to […]

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An Extract from Chapter Two: Ned Kelly’s Masterplan

Joe Byrne holds a clandestine meeting with the Sherritts in this extract from the second chapter of Glenrowan.

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The Author Speaks: The Rest of the Trip

Previously I posted about my first trip to Kelly Country since the lockdowns but was in the middle of the trip when I wrote it. Evidently the rest of the trip was too busy for me to finish writing up about what else happened at the time, so here we go with a quick recap […]

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The Author Speaks: First time in Kelly Country since the lockdowns

With the “ring of steel” between Melbourne Metro and the rest of Victoria now dissolved movement is freer than it has been in months. It also means that I can finally visit the places that feature so prominently in my book. To say that the inability to bring Glenrowan to the places where everything happened […]

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An exclusive extract from chapter one of Glenrowan

An excerpt from chapter one: Loyalty concerning the outlaw Kelly brothers and their siblings.

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The Author Speaks: on eBooks

A brief update on the release of Glenrowan as an eBook and its release in Eltham Bookshop.

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The Author Speaks: on pushing the fledglings out of the nest

An update on the distribution of pre-orders.

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The Author Speaks: on the arrival of the stock

The books have arrived, so here’s what comes next…

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The Author Speaks: Update 26/07/20

A roundup of the most recent news related to pre-orders, release, press and distribution among other things.

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The Author Speaks: Cover Reveal

The cover art for Glenrowan is finally revealed!