Joseph Delaney

I was inspired by Tolkien and wanted to write like him. I failed miserably and lost count of the many […]

Source of Inspiration

What Shapes the Writing of a Book? My Spook’s books are shaped by many things. Firstly, there is the original […]


The Haunted House The Spook takes all his apprentices to a haunted house in Horshaw and tells them to go […]

Writing Process

writing process

I am often asked about my writing process. What routines and rituals do I have? I was once asked if […]

My Biography

For years, I wanted to be a writer but from about 1990, when I was first taken on by my […]

School Visits

This is what one Librarian had to say after a visit from Joseph: “The visit was a huge success and […]