• Edinburgh ahoy!

    21 August 2019

    I fly to Edinburgh this morning for my events at the International Book Festival tomorrow. It's the 20th year in a row that I've appeared there, which is quite a remarkable achievement, even is I...

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  • Hungarian vending machine Freak

    20 August 2019

    I have a very strong fan base in Hungary, especially for my vampire series, and Cirque Du Freak was recently chosen to be released in a vending machine edition.


    "Vending machine edition?" you...

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  • Courageous Nerd

    19 August 2019

    There was a very nice article over on the Courageous Nerd blog recently, looking at my career and how it has impacted on a budding young author's decision to chase their own writing dream. It's #4...

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  • Shans in the sun

    18 August 2019

    The Shans have been on holiday in Mallorca the past week and a half, where things have been mighty toasty! But before we headed for the sun, we spent a day at our local beach in Ireland,...

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  • A defibrillation for the adult mind

    17 August 2019

    While I usually highlight articles that relate to Darren Shan on this page -- since it is, after all, a Darren Shan page -- I also like to sometimes just link to things that caught my attention and...

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  • Top 5 Book Geordie books

    16 August 2019

    I've always been a fan of Top 5 and Top 10 lists, whether they're to do with books, films, bands, albums, etc -- it's interesting to see how people rate and rank things, and if nothing else, they...

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