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Neil Gaiman on the Writers Who Influenced and Inspired Him

Neil Gaiman is a hugely important figure for comic-book fans in their 20s and 30s. For many of us, he represented a shift from the traditional superheroes we had been raised on -- the caped crusade...
  • Celeste Hollister

    Neil Gaiman: May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.

  • Nina Carbonell

    Put One Word After Another: Neil Gaiman’s Eight Rules of Writing « Aerogramme Writers' Studio

  • My Pop Culture Diva

    Just had the pleasure of listening to and meeting the legendary Neil Gaiman on his book tour. Brilliant - smart - funny... truly lived up to the legend!

  • Tess

    Neil Gaiman Comments On The Doctor Who Numbering - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

  • Darla Hitchcock

    Brilliant writing rules from the wonderful Neil Gaiman, author of Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.

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"May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself." — Neil Gaiman

I worship him. Period. Met him once at Anansi Boys book-signing in London. He's as nice in person as did in interviews.

Neil Gaiman, one of my favorite authors

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Neil Gaiman is a good writer, and I enjoy his work. But what inspires me about him is the respect with which he treats his fans.

"You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it." Neil Gaiman