Author Archives: ahallatt

About ahallatt

Cartoonist and writer. My first illustrated chapter book, FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club, for kids 8-12 is out on Amazon. More at alexhallatt.com

The Blog Has Moved

It has found a new home on my website. Please come and have a look: alexhallatt.com/blog/

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FAB Club eBook Now Available – Free eBook Giveaway

I finished turning FAB Club into an ebook (thanks to Vellum software. More on that later). It is now on Kindle, Kobo and iBooks. To celebrate, I am giving away 100 copies of the ebook, using InstaFreebie. Click here, to … Continue reading

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Preventing Repetitive Strain Injury (Occupational Overuse Syndrome)

I used to get repetitive strain injury/occupational overuse syndrome a lot. One of the things that has prevented reoccurences has been using software that makes me take breaks and do exercises. If I push myself and ignore the exercises, I … Continue reading

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Inktober 2016 : Guess the Sayings

2016 was the first year I managed to get myself organised for Inktober. I decided to illustrate sayings. After putting a few of these up with the sayings, my friend Mick said it would be better if he could guess them. So … Continue reading

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My Children’s Book About Bullying is Now on Amazon

FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club went live on Amazon last month. Woo-hoo! When I was planning FAB, I was going to be living in New Zealand when the book came out. I wanted to take the book around schools and … Continue reading

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Alex Hallatt interview

Originally posted on Basket Case:
Yes! Basket Case has it’s first showcase interview. It’s with Alex Hallatt, creator of Arctic Circle and Human Cull. Human Cull first came to my attention in 2013, when it started running on GoComics. I…

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FAB Club Bullying Help Sheets – Work in Progress

My book, FAB Club, will launch on October 3rd. To coincide with that, I’m preparing some bullying help sheets, which will be available free to all newsletter subscribers (go to alexhallatt.com/FAB to subscribe). Here is some of the line art … Continue reading

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The FAB Club Proofs Look Great

Now the book is being sent to reviewers before it goes live on Amazon at the beginning of October.

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Free Children’s Book Chapters – Friends Against Bullying – Join the Club

The last chapter (12) went out to my crowd editors a couple of weeks ago. I got some enthusiastic feedback from the kids, but a couple of the adults echoed my thoughts about the ending. It all wrapped up, but … Continue reading

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Creating a Children’s Chapter Book 17: Cover Design

As we get into the last few chapters of the crowd edit, it’s time to finalise the cover. This was the draft: I had to neaten up the text and bring the kids to the fore to stand out a … Continue reading

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