• Legoland November 22

    12 February 2023

    Back in November, the Shans went to Legoland in the UK on a day trip. We'd been there earlier in the year, but returned for the fireworks display that they do around that time of year -- and I must...

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  • Comics by Steph

    11 February 2023

    A few artistically talented Shansters have been busy drawing up a storm of works based on my books over the last few years. One of the most prolific has been STEPH -- that's her drawing of Mr...

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  • Double shelves

    10 February 2023

    A while back, I featured photos from Shansters who had sent me pics of my books arranged on a single book shelf, turning it into a fun competition to see who could squeeze in the most. In a...

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  • A transitioning Saga

    09 February 2023

    A Norwegian fan of my books asked the following question over on Twitter: "if you had written the Saga of Darren Shan today, do you think you would have included more trans characters or lgbtq+...

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  • Sci-fi Dash

    08 February 2023

    Today I decided enough was enough. I’ve ploughed through a rough couple of months since my house fire, and dealing with the fallout of that has taken up a lot of my time. But I’m sick of logistics...

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  • 24 movie flops

    07 February 2023

    BUZZFEED ran an article last year entitled 24 Blockbuster Movies That Flopped (and Where To Watch Them). A bit of an odd gathering in my opinion, but to be fair, it does contain lots of films I've...

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