Parramatta Sun PS Magazine Feature on “Nor the Years Condemn” by Justin Sheedy
“Write the book that you want to read” has long been the advice passed onto aspiring and emerging authors. Former Epping resident Justin Sheedy found a story that he felt needed to be shared and followed the saying. His second novel, Nor the Years Condemn, was released last month and is based on the true stories of Australian pilots fighting during World War II. Mr Sheedy said the pilots were young, talented and had a one in three chance of survival during the war. “I wanted to write it because it hasn’t been covered in recent fiction. There’s all kinds of non-fiction about it but I wanted to really bring the story alive in a way that you only can in fiction,” Mr Sheedy says. “Every young man in Australia leapt for the glamour job which was to become pilots and navigators and the best and brightest were picked.” After some difficulty having the novel picked-up by mainstream publishers, Mr Sheedy decided to bypass the “gate-keepers” and publish in print on demand and in e-books. He is currently writing the sequel to Nor the Years Condemn. His first novel, Goodbye Crackernight, was about growing up in the suburbs.
Nor the Years Condemn, ISBN 9781468072655, print-on-demand paperback at Amazon.com or e-book available at Smashwords.com
My warm thanks to Melanie Kembrey and Pat Stringa of The Parramatta Sun
— Justin Sheedy.
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