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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


SUPERPOW! Coming your way at the end of October

September 16, 2014
SUPERPOW! Coming your way at the end of October

This is very exciting. I’ve always wanted to write a superhero story, but never found the right opportunity. Then, a little while ago, the wonderful K V Taylor, editor at Red Penny Papers, contacted me and said, “Hey, I’m putting together an anthology of superhero stories. Any chance you’d consider contributing?” Well, yes. Yes,...
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BOUND Train coming to Melbourne

September 15, 2014

It’s a bit of a shame that we couldn’t organise an actual launch event in Melbourne for Bound, but I will be in town soon and it would be great to see anyone who can make it. I’ll be signing books in Dymocks, Melbourne from 11.30am on Friday September 26th and then I’ll be...
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Sci-fi six pack for only 99c, including me

September 10, 2014
Sci-fi six pack for only 99c, including me

So this is exciting: The publisher of my Balance novels, Gryphonwood Press, has put together a book bundle featuring six great sci-fi stories from six top-notch authors, for only 99 cents. Humans fight off an alien invasion. A race of super-soldiers turn on their creators. A specialist undergoes a dangerous procedure in order to...
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My son has a message for all you writers!

September 9, 2014
My son has a message for all you writers!

So off you go then. .
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Go one-on-one with me

September 3, 2014
Go one-on-one with me

Those wonderful people at HarperVoyager, publishers of the Alex Caine series, have organised this pretty sweet arrangement. It’s a chance to win a meet-up with me where we can talk about writing, kung fu, dark fantasy and horror or anything you like. Except eggplant. I don’t like eggplant. Click on the image to the...
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Podcast interview with Scenes & Sequels

September 1, 2014

Dave Kearney of Scenes & Sequels – The podcast for readers and writers of genre fiction – was good enough to interview me about the Alex Caine trilogy and all things writing. I did a reading from Bound and we talked about determination, influences and all that good stuff. All the details and a...
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Book Expo Australia this weekend in Sydney

August 29, 2014
Book Expo Australia this weekend in Sydney

This weekend, all weekend, is Book Expo Australia in Sydney. Click on the link there for all the time and location details and a full (very full!) program. All kinds of bookish stuff going on all weekend with loads of cool authors, publishers, booksellers and more. I’ll be there all day Sunday, on a...
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Alex Caine trilogy all out now and still only $12 total for all three

August 25, 2014
Alex Caine trilogy all out now and still only $12 total for all three

Today sees the ebook publication of Abduction, Alex Caine #3, in Australia and New Zealand. So now the entire trilogy is out there in ebook (only for Australia and NZ readers at the moment, but as I’ve mentioned before, my agent and editor are working hard to secure US and UK deals for the...
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Here’s your writing motivational for the day. I needed this one myself today.

August 19, 2014
Here’s your writing motivational for the day. I needed this one myself today.


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The entire Alex Caine trilogy in ebook for less than $12!

August 18, 2014
The entire Alex Caine trilogy in ebook for less than $12!

It’s only one week until Abduction, Alex Caine #3, comes out in ebook in Australia and New Zealand. That’s very exciting, as it means the entire trilogy will be out there. Sadly, this is only for Australia and NZ readers at the moment, but as I’ve mentioned before, my agent and editor are working...
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Alan Baxter, Author

Author of horror, dark fantasy & sci-fi. Kung Fu instructor. Personal Trainer. Motorcyclist. Dog lover. Gamer. Heavy metal fan. Britstralian. Zetetic.

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