• Publishing advice

    02 February 2023

    A fan got in touch with me today to ask the following question: "I am about to publish my own work and I was wondering did you have to pay something to get your work published? or am I being...

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  • New Shanville Monthly - February 2023

    01 February 2023

    It's the start of a new month, which of course means... a new issue of my online monthly newsletter!!! (#271 for anyone who's counting.)


    This month, for your delectation, I explain how you can...

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  • Archie all 3 omnibuses SALE

    30 January 2023

    Heads up, bargain hunters!!!


    I've managed to secure a BOOKBUB listing for Archibald Lox Volume 1: The Missing Princess this Monday, January 30th. For those who don't know about BookBub, it's...

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  • Ballybunion in July part 2

    29 January 2023

    In a companion piece to last Sunday's set of photos, here are four more snaps of the Shans taken on a day trip to Ballybunion beach back in July.


    In the first, after a busy morning racing...

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  • Archie by Emi

    28 January 2023

    A VERY artistically talented Shanster called EMI has drawn some artwork based on my Archibald Lox series. As I've said before, although I love seeing artwork based on ANY of my books, I'm...

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  • Libraries and Manga

    26 January 2023

    My son Dante is starting to get in manga. He's a very strong reader, and reads books too (I wonder where he got THOSE genes from?!?), but he's developing a real love for manga, which I'm delighted...

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