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Alan is a Ditmar Award-nominated British-Australian author. He writes horror, dark fantasy and sci-fi, rides a motorcycle and loves his dog. He also teaches Kung Fu. He is the author of the dark fantasy thriller novels, RealmShift and MageSign, co-authored the short horror novel, Dark Rite, with David Wood, and has around 50 short stories published in a variety of journals and anthologies in Australia, the US, the UK and France, including the Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror (2010 & 2012). Alan is represented by literary agent, Alex Adsett, of Alex Adsett Publishing Services. Read extracts from his novels, a novella and short stories at his website – www.alanbaxteronline.com – or find him on Twitter @AlanBaxter, Facebook or , and feel free to tell him what you think. About anything.

Web Site: http://www.alanbaxteronline.com


BOUND free everywhere in the world over Christmas and New Year

December 15, 2014
BOUND free everywhere in the world over Christmas and New Year

HarperVoyager, the publishers of my dark urban fantasy/horror books, The Alex Caine Series, are running a special Christmas and New Year promotion. This means that Bound, the first book in the series, is free everywhere in the world in ebook until January. Free. Nada. Nothing. Go to your favourite ebook retailer of choice and...
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Australian Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Megalist of Xmas Books!

December 11, 2014
Australian Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Megalist of Xmas Books!

I decided it would be really cool to put together a list of great books by Australian Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror writers so people could essentially have the best Xmas shopping list of Aussie SFF and horror books ever. After drowning in an inbox full of Aussie spec fic goodness, I now have this...
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Alex Caine commences world domination!

December 9, 2014
Alex Caine commences world domination!

I’m very excited to be able to announce that Bound, Obsidian and Abduction – The Alex Caine Series – is now available everywhere in the world! Scuse me while I Snoopy dance! Only in ebook at this stage, or, as the lingo goes these days, exclusively digital first. My fantastic agent, Alex Adsett, has...
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Last chance to get my Write the Fight Right online course

December 5, 2014
Last chance to get my Write the Fight Right online course

Up until now, my good pal Joanna Penn has been hosting the online course version of  my Write the Fight Right seminar. Sadly, that hosting is coming to an end. Below is what Jo had to say about it, along with the other courses she sells, so I’ll just reproduce that and let it...
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Unexpected Launch at Starship Sofa

December 4, 2014
Unexpected Launch at Starship Sofa

A while ago, editor Keith Stevenson of Coeur De Lion Publications put together an anthology of science fiction short stories called Anywhere But Earth. I was really happy that he bought my story, “Unexpected Launch”, for that book. I still maintain that it’s one of the best SF anthologies out there. It’s a book...
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Signed copy of Bound for Xmas, anywhere in the world

November 25, 2014
Signed copy of Bound for Xmas, anywhere in the world

Giving books as presents is actually a kind of magic. You’re giving someone a deep, emotional experience. You’re giving them a world, a life, that they wouldn’t otherwise have. It was George R R Martin who wrote in A Dance With Dragons, “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies… The man who...
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The right to disappointment in the face of success

November 16, 2014

This post might seem a bit outrageous to many and I’d like to state right off the bat that of course I recognise how many people would love to have my problems! But it’s something that’s come up a lot for me recently, and I’ve seen it often enough among my peers, that I...
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Kiama Library Q&A on Tuesday 18th November

November 13, 2014
Kiama Library Q&A on Tuesday 18th November

The ongoing Bound train continues to roll and next week I’ve got a hometown appearance. I’ll be at Kiama Library talking about writing, the Alex Caine Series and answering questions and all that stuff. Here are the relevant details: 6pm Tuesday 18th November Bookings essential – call (02) 4233 1133 7 Railway Parade, Kiama...
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Apocalyptic Australia – Guest post from Justin Woolley

November 13, 2014
Apocalyptic Australia  – Guest post from Justin Woolley

Today I have a guest post from Justin Woolley, whose new book, A Town Called Dust, is out today. It’s described thus: “Stranded in the desert, the last of mankind is kept safe by a large border fence… Until the fence falls.” Sounds good, right? Here Justin talks about his apocalyptic Australian setting. The...
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Horizon — Consciousness Explorers: Inside a Transhuman

November 12, 2014
Horizon — Consciousness Explorers: Inside a Transhuman

Today I have a guest post from author and editor extraordinaire, Keith Stevenson. His new novel, Horizon, is out now. Take it away Keith. I’d like to thank Alan for giving over some space on his blog for the Horizon Blog Tour. Horizon is my debut science fiction novel published by Voyager Impulse. It’s...
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