neil-gaiman Archive

  • I’ve been mulling about the Robert Jackson Bennett post about How to Write a Story over on the Orbit website. It’s a funny, brief and utterly brilliant little essay.  And it’s...

    The Writer’s Quest, Part 1: Find Yourself

    I’ve been mulling about the Robert Jackson Bennett post about How to Write a Story over on the Orbit website. It’s a funny, brief and utterly brilliant little essay.  And it’s...

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  • Bella Pagan has written a lovely piece about her experience at Eastercon…which include getting lost in those scarily winding corridors at the Renaissance Hotel.  I had a wonderful time also,...

    On Eastercon

    Bella Pagan has written a lovely piece about her experience at Eastercon…which include getting lost in those scarily winding corridors at the Renaissance Hotel.  I had a wonderful time also,...

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  • Many years ago I studied Anglo Saxon as a module at University, and could actually read and speak a few snippets of that of that long dead, resonant, rhythmic, repetitive, blood-drenched-battle...

    On Beowulf, 3D

    Many years ago I studied Anglo Saxon as a module at University, and could actually read and speak a few snippets of that of that long dead, resonant, rhythmic, repetitive, blood-drenched-battle...

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  • Did you read this fascinating piece by Neil Gaiman in the Guardian, on the art of fairy tales?  It’s a witty and very informative piece, which serves as the perfect intro...

    On Fairy Tales

    Did you read this fascinating piece by Neil Gaiman in the Guardian, on the art of fairy tales?  It’s a witty and very informative piece, which serves as the perfect intro...

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  • I’ve just finished reading the excellent and immensely ingenious Anansi Boys by  Neil Gaiman.  It’s a book which plays a very clever game – drawing on the ancient myths of...

    On Nice Versus Nasty

    I’ve just finished reading the excellent and immensely ingenious Anansi Boys by  Neil Gaiman.  It’s a book which plays a very clever game – drawing on the ancient myths of...

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