• Archibald Lox hardbacks

    13 April 2023

    I was shocked last month to hear that online behemoth Book Depository is to close for business on April 26th. I always saw it as a worthy competitor to Amazon. You could often find great bargains...

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  • Flaming Hypothermia

    11 April 2023

    I've always dreamed of being a rock star. I love writing, of course, and that was my first choice of what to do with my life, and it was also the career to which I was best suited - I'm a good...

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  • 12 books in 4 drawings

    08 April 2023

    It would, of course, be impossible to tell the entire story of my Saga Of Darren Shan / Cirque Du Freak series in just four drawings, but I think these four come pretty close to capturing a lot of...

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  • 3D Mr C!

    07 April 2023

    I've been sent loads of fabulous drawings of Mr Crepsley over the years, but it's very rare that anyone ever does a SCULPTURE of him, so this was an extra special treat -- for me, as well as you...

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  • Shan mail

    06 April 2023

    Four letters from fans had been sitting on my desk for a while, so I decided to reply to them today -- it's always my intention to reply to a fan letter within a day or two of receiving it, but in...

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  • Kindle case

    04 April 2023

    One of the downsides to reading a book on a Kindle reader (or any eReader) is that every Kindle looks the same, no matter what book you might be ploughing your way through. With a physical book,...

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