• Back to the Summer

    16 January 2022

    In the depths of winter, it's nice to cast one's thoughts back to the summer, to keep the spirits up and remind oneself that warmer, sunnier days are on the way.


    These photos were taken towards...

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  • Drawings of Darren and Steve

    15 January 2022

    Darren Shan and Steve Leopard... best of friends... most bitter of enemies.


    I always saw them as two sides of the same coin. They're both to some extent projected images of myself, examples of...

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  • An editor’s tears

    14 January 2022

    I sent Volume 3 (the final volume) of my Archibald Lox series to my editor, Zoe, at the start of this month. Although I'll be breaking it down to release as three short books, I wrote the story arc...

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  • Kilnhurst & Co.

    13 January 2022

    I did my first online schools event of 2022 on Monday, with a load of students from Kilnhurst Primary School, Swinton Queen Primary School, and a couple of others in the South Yorkshire region of...

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  • Freaky YouTube reviews

    12 January 2022

    I always like it when fans review my books via the medium of video, through a site like YouTube. Written reviews tend to more concisely and carefully represent the writer's thoughts, but there's a...

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  • Tattoo Tuesday, Spanish-style!

    11 January 2022

    It's another Tattoo Tuesday in Shanville, but this one is both an old familiar AND a Tattoo Tuesday first!!


    This particular tattoo was shared with me by a fan of my books called Enke, who lives...

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