• Portrait of a Vancha

    19 October 2019

    One of my favourite characters to write in my Cirque Du Freak books was Vancha March. He always lightened proceedings, even though he had the gravitas of any Vampire Prince, and took his status and...

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  • SciFi Weekender

    18 October 2019

    I attended one of the SciFi Weekender events last year, where genre fans gather for talks, signings, movie screenings, cosplay, and a whole lot more. It was lots of fun, and hopefully I'll get back...

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  • Side-splitting meme

    17 October 2019

    Heh heh heh. I think this Cirque Du Freak movie adaptation meme, supplied by a fan with the user name of Jimothy, is going to have haters of the CDF movie rolling around the floor with laughter. I...

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  • Midsummer’s advert

    16 October 2019

    An advert for Midsummer's Bottom, my most recent release for adults under the name of Darren Dash, was featured recently in the Kirkus magazine and web site, on a list of 27 Great Indie Books Worth...

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  • Tattoo Tuesday with a twist

    15 October 2019

    This week's Tattoo Tuesday post is a bit different to the normal TT posts, and I'm going to kick things off with a riddle...


    When is a tattoo featured in Tattoo Tuesday not a tattoo?!?



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  • Before Inktober

    14 October 2019

    Before Shanster and talented artist Amity Lee embarked on her ambitious Inktober project (drawing a different character from my Cirque Du Freak books every day of the month of October) she came to...

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