• Evelyn’s Casket take a trip to the Cirque Du Freak

    31 March 2021

    A horrorpunk band called Evelyn's Casket has recorded a song called Cirque Du Freak, inspired by my book called... well, I think that's fairly obvious! :-)


    This is a really catchy little...

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  • The Cirque Du Freak is moving…

    30 March 2021

    The Cirque Du Freak movie is doing a bit of a hokey cokey in the USA in April. Basically, you will be able to watch it on Netflix up until April 12, at which point it is being dropped by Netflix......

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  • The value of a good editor

    29 March 2021

    My editor, Zoe, returned her notes for the Volume 2 Archibald Lox books to me last Friday, and I'll be getting stuck into those over the next few weeks, as I work my way through the very final...

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  • Two years of Gaia

    28 March 2021

    It was my daughter Gaia's second birthday last week. We couldn't do much, since we're in lockdown, but we had a small party for her, and there were lots of presents to open, so she was a happy...

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  • A quartet of Mishka

    27 March 2021

    It's a quartet of Mishka on my blog today. Mishka is a fan of my books who produced these three lovely drawings, plus the short comic strip, based on my Cirque Du Freak characters. Enjoy!



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  • “I’d like to buy the world a Shan…”

    26 March 2021

    If you enjoyed my globally-flavoured posts this week, and found yourself wishing there was a page where you could check out the covers for every Darren Shan book ever published, from all the...

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