• Tunbridge Wells report

    01 May 2022

    I had an absolute BLAST in Tunbridge Wells yesterday!! It was my first in-the-flesh event in almost three years, and I hadn't realised how much I missed that interaction with a live audience. I...

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  • Fan art for a reverse retrospective

    30 April 2022

    I'm doing an event at the Tunbridge Wells Literary Festival in England today, in which I'll be performing a "reverse career retrospective" -- i.e. I'll be reading extracts from my four major YA...

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  • Less than 24 hours till Tunbridge Wells!

    29 April 2022

    In less than 24 hours I will be doing my first public event and signing in England in SIX YEARS!! And it will be my first ANYWHERE in almost three years!!


    The time -- 2pm, on Saturday April...

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  • Darren Shan art sale

    28 April 2022

    More than twenty years ago, when I started making money from book sales, I was faced with a nice but rather puzzling problem -- what to do with it?!? I could have gone the safe, sensible route and...

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  • When the tables turn

    27 April 2022

    NEWS FLASH!!! Fans revolt at author signing!! Try to strangle Darren Shan to death!!!! Bookseller cries: "There's nowhere to hide when a book event goes wrong!!!!"


    Heh heh!! No, don't worry,...

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  • Tattoo Tuesday - Alexis

    26 April 2022

    It's Tattoo Tuesday time again! Today's offering was shared with us by a fan called Alexis. This is her first tattoo, but she say's she's planning to get lots more, and to embellish the area around...

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