Tag Archives: Alan Baxter

The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015

yb15Huzzah! The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015 is due out very soon. You can order here. Yet another glorious cover.  The stories are:

Joanne Anderton, “2B”
Alan Baxter, “The Chart of the Vagrant Mariner”
Deborah Biancotti, “Look How Cold My Hands Are”
Stephen Dedman,
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Dreaming in the Dark: Brisbane Launch

dreaming-in-the-dark-design2-26-oct-16Oh, poor neglected blog, don’t worry. I’m home now for months on end and I swear I’ll not neglect you for a long while.

Which brings me to: the Dreaming in the Dark launch! In Brisneyland!

This is PS Publishing’s first Australian imprint release,
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Dreaming in the Dark

final-dreaming-in-the-dark-master-tweaked-af-colour-baloon-option-72-26-oct-16While I’m bombarding you, I may as well mention the new Dreaming in the Dark anthology, edited by the delightful Jack Dann.

This is the first cab off the rank for PS Australia (PS Publishing’s arm here in Oz), and features myself, Garth
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Supanova in Brisneyland!!!

supaWell, you might not be three exclamation marks’ worth of excited but I am!!!

It’s my first Supanova and it’s in my hometown. Pretty happy about that. Also pretty darned excited that I’ll be there with mates such as Alan Baxter,
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Supanova!!!

supaExcitement plus!

I’ll be one of the guests at Supanova this November in Brisbane and Adelaide!

Writing peeps will include Alan Baxter, Alison Goodman, Maria Lewis, Peter V. Brett, Lian Hearn, et al!

Alex Caine Lives Again: Alan Baxter

alan-by-nicole-web-cropYes! The Alex Caine series is so good and kickass that it got a second release! Bound, Obsidian, and Abduction are all now in paperback format as well as ebookery.

Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes dark fantasy, horror
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Alan Baxter

Alan Baxter, author of the Alex Caine urban fantasy series, talks about his Focus 2014 story.

What was the inspiration for your story “Shadows Of The Lonely Dead”?

I’ve had a lot of experience with extended terminal illness
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Fablecroft’s Focus 2014: highlights of Australian short fiction

fablecroftFablecroft have released the ToC for their Focus 2014: highlights of Australian short fiction and I’m happy to say that “St Dymphna’s School for Poison Girls” is getting another outing, and in very good company too!

St Dymphna’s School for Poison Girls by Angela
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Cover and ToC Reveal: The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014

years-best-fantasy-and-horror-v5.webAlways happy to have stories (two!) in this glorious publication edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene, and published by Ticonderoga Publications. The fifth volume of The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror has yet another gorgeous cover and, most importantly, can
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Get Your Fight Scenes Here: Top Five Tips for Tip Top Fights

alan-by-nicole-thumb-cropOne of the things I find most challenging in writing is fight scenes – not a huge number occur in my work, but just enough to cause me annoyance and frustration. Lucky for me I’ve got Alan Baxter, International Master of Kung
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