Shane Houghton is a comic and TV writer. He is the co-author of Dipper's and Mabel's Guide to Mystery and Nonstop Fun! and brother of former Gravity Falls storyboard artist Chris Houghton.
Houghton attended Florida State University from 2005 to 2008. During his time there, he was vice president of the BFA Film Club. He has worked for various companies, and in 2013 he began working as a staff writer for the Nickelodeon series Harvey Beaks.
In addition to his work as a writer for Nickelodeon, Houghton works on the comic series Reed Gunther, which he and his brother created in 2009.
In 2014 the book Dipper's and Mabel's Guide to Mystery and Nonstop Fun! was published. It was co-written by both Houghton and Rob Renzetti. The two of them wrote it in the voices of Mabel and Dipper Pines.