• Let’s Talk About…

    07 January 2021

    There was a very interesting article about me on the You Don't Need Maps blog a while back, called... Let's Talk About Darren Shan. The blogger, Ellie, looked back on her favourite two series of...

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  • Two memes to break you!

    06 January 2021

    It's been a while since I posted any memes, so let's rectify that with a rib-tickling double bill.


    The first was shared with me by a fan called Mahtab, who noted that my books often do both of...

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  • Amity Lee Inktober Part 4

    05 January 2021

    In October a fan called Amity Lee decided to do INKTOBER, where artists set themselves a challenge of producing a certain amount of work over the course of the month, inspired by a set of "prompt"...

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  • Snap up Archie for a bargain

    04 January 2021

    My Archibald Lox eBooks are always reasonably priced, but if you act swiftly, you can get them at an even bigger bargain than normal -- all three books of the first Volume for less than $3!!!!


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  • Elephant on the loose!

    03 January 2021

    Christmas has come and gone... and so have the Shan elves! Like many households with young children, we're visited each December by elves on the shelves. (It used to be just an elf on the shelf...

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  • Canadian highs

    02 January 2021

    I ran an end-of-year eBook sale on my very weird, very dark sci-fi novel An Other Place, released under the name of Darren Dash a few years back, and it's proved a big hit with readers, especially...

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