• Wottaread

    19 January 2022

    I was interviewed over on the site Wottaread a few days ago. This is the first interview I've given since last August, and it's quite a major one, in which I answer LOTS of questions. It's very...

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  • CDF Manga omnibus Vol 5 - new release date

    18 January 2022

    Volume 5 of the Cirque Du Freak manga omnibus was due to be released today -- it contains books 9 and 10 of the series. I was very excited when my author copies arrived early in the post, and took...

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  • The US Review Of Books

    17 January 2022

    There was a smashing review for Archibald Lox Volume 1: The Missing Princess by review site The US Review Of Books a while back. The reviewer said that it was "reminiscent of such works as The...

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  • Back to the Summer

    16 January 2022

    In the depths of winter, it's nice to cast one's thoughts back to the summer, to keep the spirits up and remind oneself that warmer, sunnier days are on the way.


    These photos were taken towards...

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  • Drawings of Darren and Steve

    15 January 2022

    Darren Shan and Steve Leopard... best of friends... most bitter of enemies.


    I always saw them as two sides of the same coin. They're both to some extent projected images of myself, examples of...

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  • An editor’s tears

    14 January 2022

    I sent Volume 3 (the final volume) of my Archibald Lox series to my editor, Zoe, at the start of this month. Although I'll be breaking it down to release as three short books, I wrote the story arc...

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