• Fan art for a reverse retrospective

    30 April 2022

    I'm doing an event at the Tunbridge Wells Literary Festival in England today, in which I'll be performing a "reverse career retrospective" -- i.e. I'll be reading extracts from my four major YA...

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  • Less than 24 hours till Tunbridge Wells!

    29 April 2022

    In less than 24 hours I will be doing my first public event and signing in England in SIX YEARS!! And it will be my first ANYWHERE in almost three years!!


    The time -- 2pm, on Saturday April...

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  • Darren Shan art sale

    28 April 2022

    More than twenty years ago, when I started making money from book sales, I was faced with a nice but rather puzzling problem -- what to do with it?!? I could have gone the safe, sensible route and...

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  • When the tables turn

    27 April 2022

    NEWS FLASH!!! Fans revolt at author signing!! Try to strangle Darren Shan to death!!!! Bookseller cries: "There's nowhere to hide when a book event goes wrong!!!!"


    Heh heh!! No, don't worry,...

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  • Tattoo Tuesday - Alexis

    26 April 2022

    It's Tattoo Tuesday time again! Today's offering was shared with us by a fan called Alexis. This is her first tattoo, but she say's she's planning to get lots more, and to embellish the area around...

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  • 5 days until Tunbridge Wells

    25 April 2022

    The countdown is on!! Five days from now, on Saturday April 30th (the bank holiday weekend in the UK), I'll be doing my first event in AGES at the Tunbridge Wells Literary Festival. It all kicks...

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