• One Missing Princess—found!

    19 October 2020

    I had a very busy weekend uploading Archibald Lox Volume 1: The Missing Princess to the various sites where it will soon be on sale, in various formats. Paperback editions (as well as a hardback...

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  • Shan goes hi-tech!!

    18 October 2020

    I'm trying something new on my blog today -- combining photos and a short video -- hopefully it will work!!


    They're all of my daughter Gaia -- I figured she'd make a good test subject! The...

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  • Tall and Von

    17 October 2020

    We're heading back to the Cirque Du Freak with today's fan art, featuring two characters who will need no introduction to anywhere familiar with the first couple of books in the series.


    I guess...

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  • Morgan vlogs!

    16 October 2020

    A YouTuber called Morgan (with the YouTube handle AirspeedPrime) is doing a re-read of my entire Saga Of Darren Shan / Cirque Du Freak series, and vlogging in depth about each book. This is a real...

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  • Blaise IS Evra Von!

    15 October 2020

    The run of posts featuring cosplaying Shansters continues, and this time it's a lady called Blaise who decided to bring to life everyone's favourite snake-boy... Evra Von!!


    Evra has proven one...

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  • First scary love

    14 October 2020

    A writing professor called Kath Rothschild asked the following question on Twitter a few days ago: "What’s the first book you read WAY too young?" It generated an avalanche of replies, including...

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