History News Reports The Harts The Kellys

The Author Speaks: Anecdotes and Editing

A brief discussion on the difficulty in choosing what to keep or cut when writing a book based on fact.

Daniel (Dan) Kelly Edward (Ned) Kelly Sales The Kellys Writing

An exclusive extract from chapter one of Glenrowan

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

Creative Yarns from Kelly Country

The Californian

In the absence of men about the house, Ellen Kelly acquires a new suitor, and her son Dan has to reconsider his place in the pecking order.

History Literature The Inner Circle The Kellys The Sympathisers

A Sister’s Love by William Beer (15 April 1881)

An 1881 poem about Kate Kelly.

History The Inner Circle The Kellys

Kate Kelly visits a fortune teller (1 October 1880)

A brief news report gossiping about Kate Kelly’s trip to Geelong.

Creative Detective Ward The Kellys Yarns from Kelly Country

Lost in the Dark

During a terrible rainstorm at night, Maggie Skillion and Kate Kelly become stranded. Soon help arrives in a most unexpected form.