Neil Gaiman

Here's what Doctor Who fans think the 13th Doctor's first words should be

Here’s what Doctor Who fans think the 13th Doctor’s first words should be<p>How will Jodie Whittaker's incarnation of the Time Lord announce herself? …

TV Series

From the clay tablet to predictive text: how tech shapes literature

You could read it as an invitation to reflect on both the limits and the possibilities of technology. “Type ‘I was born’”, suggested the Twitter …

J K Rowling

FremantleMedia’s Got Talent as Global Giant Ramps Up Fiction Firepower

Four years ago, Cecile Frot-Coutaz, the CEO of UFA’s parent company FremantleMedia, unveiled a shift in strategy to focus more on scripted content, …

TV

CCM's renovated auditorium at cutting edge of theater technology

“Come hell or high water, we have to be ready Monday night.”<p>Urgent words. But then, there <i>is</i> a sense of urgency surrounding the final steps of the …

15 Great Asian Canadian and Asian American YA Books

Looking for Asian Canadian and/or Asian American YA? No matter what genres you’re into—humor, realism, fantasy, history, science fiction, or …

Books

Top 100 Comic Book Storylines of All-Time: #80-71

You voted, and now, after over 1,000 ballots were cast, here are the results of your votes for your favorite comic book storylines of all-time (this …

Comics

Rules of Writing: How to Create Your Own Rules

It’s good to study other writers’ rules, but in the end, those rules were not made for you—they were made for other writers. If you’re serious about …

Writing

Neil Gaiman and Ai Weiwei join major names writing to jailed authors

Marking PEN International’s Day of the Imprisoned Writer, authors and artists have written letters of hope and solidarity to colleagues in prison<p>The cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé, arrested in Equatorial Guinea earlier this year, may share the same planet as the writer Neil Gaiman. But according to …

Ai Weiwei

Erdrich, Gaiman among authors of book supporting ACLU

Louise Erdrich, Neil Gaiman and Mary Higgins Clark are among more than 35 authors contributing original stories for a collection supporting the …

Entertainment

The Artists Behind The Name of the Wind's 10th Anniversary Edition

When it comes to crafting a new edition of a bestselling book, there are many people who contribute to the process. For <i>The Name of the Wind</i>'s 10th …

Books

2017 Top 100 Comic Book Storylines: #100-91

You voted, and now, after over 1,000 ballots were cast, here are the results of your votes for your favorite comic book storylines of all-time (this …

Comics

Neil Gaiman: 'If You Don't Know It's Impossible, It's Easier To Do'

Image: DC Comics<p>You have no idea what you're doing. This is great, says author Neil Gaiman in a commencement speech at The University of the Arts in …

Some Exciting News Regarding That 'Deadwood' Movie

We'll drink to that<p>The McShane-aissance is due to continue with a revival movie of <i>Deadwood</i>.<p>According to <i>TVLine</i>, original series broadcaster HBO is …

TV

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean go inside the pages that launched their careers

Precisely 30 years ago, a graphic novel emerged, largely unheralded, into a comics landscape that was already in the throes of massive changes. Frank …

Comics

What Neil Gaiman's "Make Good Art" Speech Has Taught me about Books and Creativity

Right before becoming a teacher’s assistant in a creative writing class, I watched Neil Gaiman’s “Make Good Art” speech for the first time. I used it …

WATCH: Neil Gaiman's bio in 2 minutes

Today is November 10, which means it’s the birthday of one the most gifted storytellers currently bestriding this big blue sphere. I’m of course …

Literature

November 10 in Sci-Fi History: Neil Gaiman Forever

Born on this day in 1960, <b>Neil Gaiman</b> celebrates his birthday on this day in sci-fi history. He's written a ton of stuff that's relevant to your …

Science Fiction

J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, and more authors slam Twitter's expansion to 280 characters

“Brevity is the soul of wit,” goes Shakespeare’s famous line.<p>While celebs and others across social media have been publishing their hilarious, …

Entertainment

Twitter has ruined itself with 280 character posts, say authors including JK Rowling, Stephen King and Neil Gaiman

Twitter has ruined itself by letting people post longer tweets, according to the world's biggest authors.<p>This week, the site allowed everyone to …

J K Rowling

Check out Mike Mignola’s concept art for a '90s New Gods movie

Jack Kirby biographer and comic book artist Tom Scioli recently took to Twitter to share a few pieces of concept art from a <i>New Gods</i> movie proposal …

Comics

Kazuo Ishiguro: ‘Write What You Know’ is the Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Heard

Kazuo Ishiguro, author of <i>The Remains of the Day</i>, <i>Never Let Me Go</i>, and most recently <i>The Buried Giant</i>, and oh, also our newest Nobel Laureate in …

Authors

10 Retold Tales Featuring the Figures of Classic Victorian Horror

Today is Bram Stoker’s 170th birthday, so it seems as perfect a time as ever revisit some of our oldest monster friends. These hulking stars of these …

Books

Expert business Advice & Leadership Lessons | 15 Talks from powerful influencers to motivate you

To remain competitive, majority of successful entrepreneurs recommend continuous learning. In the traditional sense, this might mean reading a …

Success

How Famous Writers Overcome Writer’s Block and Reawaken Their Creativity

7 strategies that will help you get back in your creative flowSome writers argue that “writer’s block” isn’t real. It’s just an excuse to use when …

Authors

Business Musings: The People in Your Office

So, it happened again. A big name fantasy writer made his fans angry because the next book in his series hasn’t appeared in years. And, in a passing …

Authors

Think You're Too Old for Picture Books? Think Again!

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New York Public Library

Solve: Under the Influence of Sherlock Holmes

This past weekend was lauded as Sherlock Holmes weekend. It’s a regular celebration for the folks in <b>Cape May, NJ</b>, and <b>Cambridge, OH</b>. In the crime …

Literature

Filmmaker James Myers wins award for Druid-themed film

SAN FRANCISCO — Filmmaker James Myers was presented with the “Excellence Narrative Film Award<b>”</b> at this year’s San Francisco International New Concept …

Beer

Books Guaranteed to Bust Your Reading Slump

We’ve all been there: the dreaded reading slump. Reading slumps can seem intolerable since they go on forever and you never know how you’ll make it …

Books

The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of November 2017

<b>4 Kids Walk Into A Bank, by Matthew Rosenberg, Tyler Boss, and Thomas Mauer</b> <br>This new book from up-and-coming publisher Black Mask is a part gritty …

Comics