Colin lives with his wife Carson, their children and a cat called Window in Portland, quite near the Impassable Wilderness.
Author's Comment: I feel like I tailored [The Wildwood Chronicles] all along, and I knew I wanted to kind of push that and make it as dark as I could, just from the books that I loved growing up — John Bellairs and Roald Dahl, who I think really pushed the envelope of what — not necessarily what dark material kids could handle, but mostly what publishers would publish, because I think kids can handle really dark material and in fact I think they really love it and long for it. So, I think I was aware of that and wanted that to be a real part of the tone of the books . . .