• A musical Lord Loss summary

    18 September 2020

    This is an odd one! A lengthy summary of my novel Lord Loss, by a fan called Saeed, set to music, with a slow zoom in on the book's cover. It goes on for more than a quarter of an hour, so you'll...

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  • Loz Has Her Say

    17 September 2020

    A blogger called Loz posted a lengthy review of my Saga of Darren Shan / Cirque Du Freak series a while back. It was a bit of a mixed review -- there were things she liked, and things she didn't...

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  • Things can only get better!

    16 September 2020

    Buzzfeed throws up a real mixed bag of articles, and they aren't always the most in-depth or thought-provoking. But this one from a few months back -- light as it is on details for each entry -- is...

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  • September competition winners

    15 September 2020

    According to Wikipedia, the number 254 is an even number... a composite number with four divisors... a semi-prime number... a square-free integer... a number nontotient... the maximum number of...

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  • September competition - final chance to enter

    14 September 2020

    This is your final chance to enter the September Shanville Monthly competition. The window for entries closes at 11.59pm UK time tonight, Monday 14th September, and I'll be drawing the seven lucky...

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  • Courtown

    13 September 2020

    During our staycation in Carlow last month, the Shan clan went on a day trip to Courtown in Wexford, primarily to visit a beach. It was a warmer day than the clouds in some of the photos suggest --...

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