• School events

    19 October 2021

    I used to tour extensively, and although I've been "off the road" for several years now, I do still like to commit to an occasional online event or two, via Zoom or Skype or something similar....

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  • Coming of age

    18 October 2021

    I ran a number of promos over the summer, to tie in with the release of books 4, 5 and 6 of my Archibald Lox series, as a result of which the ebook of book 1, Archibald Lox and the Bridge Between...

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  • More Cork summer snaps

    17 October 2021

    The Shans took a LOT of photos on our holiday down in Cork during the summer -- we were only there for a week, but by the amount of snaps we came home with, it seems like we were gone for a couple...

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  • The colourful boy prince

    16 October 2021

    The characters from my books that most artistic Shansters choose to focus on when they're creating fan art are Mr Crepsley and Darren Shan, by quite a wide margin. That's no great surprise --...

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  • Children In Read 2021 - reminder

    15 October 2021

    A quick reminder about the Children In Read auction, for those who might have missed it before...


    Children In Need is a massive annual telethon in the UK that raises huge sums for charities....

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  • October 2021 Competition winners

    14 October 2021

    I've drawn the four winners of my October Shanville Monthly competition, and the lucky Shansters out of the hat were, in the order drawn...


    Rebecca Harrod, Ireland.

    Andy Bell, UK.


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