writers.net
 
Home Writers Literary Agents Editors Publishers Resources Discussion  
  Log in  |  Join WritersNet

Published Writers browse by location | browse by topic | add listing  |  edit listing  |  faqs

Derek Pedley

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Email: derekpedley@bigpond.com

Journalism: Night News Editor and true crime reviewer at The Advertiser newspaper in
Adelaide.

TV: Script consultant on Postcard Bandit, a Nine Films telemovie adaptation of No
Fixed Address. Premiered on the Nine Network on June 1, 2003. Attracted 1.6
million TV viewers and released on DVD and video on March 23, 2005. TV rights
sold in 13 countries. Released on DVD in the United States in August 2007.

Books: No Fixed Address - The Hunt For Brenden James Abbott was published in April, 1999. Reprinted four times and remains in print.

Brenden Abbott's authorised biography, Australian Outlaw - The True Story of Postcard Bandit Brenden Abbott, was published by Sly Ink in August, 2006 and has been reprinted twice.
Republished in the United Kingdom and distributed worldwide by John Blake Publishing in August 2007.

Dead By Friday - How lust and greed led to murder in the suburbs, published October 2012.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Nonfiction

  • No Fixed Address - The Hunt For Brenden James Abbott
  • Australian Outlaw - The True Story of Postcard Bandit Brenden Abbott
  • The Outlaw's Story
  • Dead By Friday - How lust and greed led to murder in the suburbs