Wednesday August 12, 2020

First person

Derek Landy, 35, author and scriptwriter, Dublin

21st March, 2009

As a child, I read crime and mystery stories rather than fairy stories. I liked the Three Investigators and the Hardy Boys, but I had no interest in writing.

Right now, I’m working on the fourth book out of a projected nine in the Skulduggery Pleasant series.

The books have been successful beyond my wildest dreams. I studied animation in college, but when I was about 21 I decided to make a real...

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