• Shower of clowns!

    14 April 2019

    I'm guessing most of you are familiar with that little quote that you often find in offices worldwide -- "You don't have to be crazy to work here, but it helps!"


    Well, there's a lesser known...

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  • The defense rests!

    13 April 2019

    A fan pointed me towards an article over on The Artifice web site recently, called Scary Stories: In Defense of Horror for Children. My books aren't mentioned in the piece, but it's an interesting...

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  • D.E.A.R. books…

    12 April 2019

    It's D.E.A.R. day in many countries across the world today -- D.E.A.R. stands, of course, for Drop Everything And Read. At midday local time, many teachers and students -- along with anyone else...

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  • Pay attention!

    11 April 2019

    A fan of my books called Ryan was reading one of his textbooks in school recently and was nicely surprised to spot a familiar cover attached to one of the articles...


    The book was called The...

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  • Two sides of a coin

    10 April 2019

    Since Darren and Steve are kind of like yin and yang in my Cirque Du Freak books, I thought it would be nice to pair these drawings of them by two different fans.


    The first, of Steve, is by a...

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  • Tattoo Tuesday

    09 April 2019

    I'm pleased to present another Tattoo Tuesday post, but this week's is a beautiful but somewhat sombre offering. It was sent to me by a fan called Danni Louise, and it incorporates my most famous...

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