Aidan Phelan discusses the editing progress on the eve of ANZAC Day, 2020.
Category: The Author Speaks
Posts in this category are about the process of researching, writing, editing and publishing.
Extracts from Superintendent John Sadleir’s memoirs concerning the Glenrowan Siege and the events that led to it.
Right now I’m in the process of doing my final edit of Glenrowan in preparation for publishing. I’ve lost count of how many edits I’ve done, but I think it’s at least three or four big edits since I completed the first draft of the whole book. It’s a very important and painstaking process. The […]
Aidan Phelan discusses the challenge of working out what to keep in snd what to take out when adapting history into a narrative text.
Where did the idea for the novel originate? What makes the story of the Glenrowan siege so compelling?