Vale Gertrude Mary Baxter 21/6/1915 to 12/3/2020

My 104yo grandma died on the 12th March. We were supposed to go to the UK for a visit, leaving on April 2nd. Obviously we’re not going now, thanks to COVID-19, and she didn’t make it anyway. But also due to COVID-19, her funeral will have no one there but...

Being this author during the COVID-19 pandemic

There’s a curse that says, “May you live in interesting times.” These are certainly interesting times and it does feel like we’re living under a mass curse. The speed of disruption has been breathtaking. And I find myself in a double whammy...

Eli Carver returns in RECALL NIGHT

I’m so excited to have signed on with Grey Matter Press once more, with the sequel to 2018’s novella, Manifest Recall. The sequel is called Recall Night and it’s the second in what we’re now planning to be an ongoing series of supernatural...

Ditmar Awards open for nominations.

The Ditmar Awards are open for nominations. Any creator or fan can nominate for these awards. My eligible works are:   Best Collected Work: Served Cold by Alan Baxter, Grey Matter Press.   Best Novella or Novelette:   “Yellowheart”, Alan Baxter, in Served...

Genesis of The Roo

Sometimes the stars align. Every once in a while, a bizarre situation unfolds that you could never plan, but which takes over everyday life for a little while. This all started with a ridiculous situation on Twitter. There was a news article going around with the...

Interview with Silhouette

If you’ve enjoyed the Alex Caine Series, you might enjoy this interview the badass that is Silhouette. If you haven’t read the Alex Caine Series, read this interview with Silhouette and then I’ll bet you’ll be keen to read the story....