• Vampish fan art

    12 November 2019

    I love this fan drawing of a vampire by Takashi Yamaguchi, which was inspired by my Saga Of Darren Shan / Cirque Du Freak books. I'm not sure if it's meant to be a specific vampire, e.g. Darren or...

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  • Sink your teeth into horror

    11 November 2019

    There was a list posted on the site Imgur a while back, entitled: SINK YOUR TEETH INTO HORROR. It mentions loads of interesting-sounding horror books for adults and YA, handily broken down into...

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  • Pre-Halloween photos

    10 November 2019

    The Shan clan went to a Halloween party the weekend before Halloween, where was spotted a most rare sight -- Darren Shan in a Halloween costume!!! I'm not really a fan of dressing of, and hardly...

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  • Arachnid fan art

    09 November 2019

    A couple of drawings that recently came my way via the world of Twitter.


    The first is of our old friend and mentor, Mr Crepsley, with a fun doodle of his eight-legged wonder of a pet, Madam...

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  • Outsider books

    08 November 2019

    A little follow up to yesterday's post. When I was writing about The Breakfast Club, I started thinking about books which gave me similar vibes to that movie, and which might be of interest to you...

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  • The Breakfast meme

    07 November 2019

    The memes based on Cirque Du Freak and other books of mine keep coming thick and fast, and are proving as popular with my followers as they are with me, so long may it last! :-)


    This one, sent...

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