• Description lite

    19 May 2021

    This post from a fan called Rabia made me happy. I do sometimes worry about my descriptions. I'm of the mindset that readers don't need TOO much information to be getting along with. Every reader...

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  • Hell Jackals are go!!!

    18 May 2021

    A fan called Kat recently shared this skeletal masterpiece over on Twitter. It's a drawing of a hell jackal, fearsome, kill-crazy creatures who appear in my Archibald Lox books.


    I moved away...

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  • Tales From the Folly

    17 May 2021

    A fan of my books PLUS Ben Aaronovitch's books wrote to me recently on Twitter to say that I'd been mentioned in one of his works. The fan's name is Scott, and the book in question is called Tales...

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  • St Patrick, a piano, and leaves

    16 May 2021

    The Shan kids take centre stage this Sunday, as they so often do in my end-of-the-week posts. The first two date back to St Patrick's Day (March 17th) and feature Dante dolled up in green from head...

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  • Happy HallowMas!!!

    15 May 2021

    OK, I'm just a little bit late with these seasonal drawings -- or else early for this year's upcoming festivities -- but as far as I'm concerned, ANY time is a good time to raise a spooky Halloween...

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  • My “favourite” death

    14 May 2021





    A fan called Matthew wrote to me recently, to ask a question about the deaths of three characters in my Cirque Du...

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