Darren Shan is the author of Zom-B series. He was born in born on July 2, 1972. He always wanted to be a writer when he was little. He became a full-time writer at the age of 23. He wrote his first adult book, in 1999.In January 2000, he released his first children’s book. His first book in a series is titled The Saga of Darren Shan. His first dark comedy script was titled A Day in the Morgue.
Darren Shan finished Zom-B in 2014. It took him eight years to write all twelve of the Zom-b books. The last book is Goddess and he edited it in 2014. "I wanted to write about racism in the UK – zombies seemed like a good way to do that." Darren Shan wanted to help the UK without showing it in a argument.