• New book???

    11 December 2021

    Just been to the cinema with my little fella, Dante. We went to see Clifford The Big Red Dog. It was easy going fun - he loved it. Two things of note…

    1 - we had the cinema screen all to...

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  • Volume 3 edging ever closer

    10 December 2021

    I finished my final "solo" draft of the Volume 3 arc of my Archibald Lox series a couple of days ago. So it's edging ever closer to its end -- this is the final storyline, and as with the others,...

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  • Christmas competition winners

    09 December 2021

    I've drawn the winners of my Christmas competition, and the four lucky Shansters, in the order drawn, are:


    Stephanie Nobs, England.

    Mina Palencia, Philippines.

    Brian Dunne, Ireland.


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  • Christmas COMPETITION - last day to enter!

    08 December 2021

    I'm running my final COMPETITION of the year over in the December issue of my online monthly newsletter, and the final day to enter is... TODAY!!! I'll be shutting it off to entries at 11:59pm UK...

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  • A Kidnapped Connoisseur

    07 December 2021

    A book blogger called The Literary Connoisseur has been one of my most loyal reviewers over the years, reporting back on more of my books than I can count, sharing her reviews with fellow fans...

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  • Al Wrote a Moll

    06 December 2021

    As many of you are no doubt already aware, I write books for adults under the name of Darren Dash (having publishing some under the Darren Shan name many years ago). I've been rather quiet on that...

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