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Barnes And Noble Reveals Black Friday Battle Plan

yesterdayArts / Writing : LitReactor

Barnes and Noble plans to use signed, in-store editions to bring customers through the doors on Black Friday. News by Peter Derk Is it possible that we'll see someone trampled to death for a Neil Gaiman book instead of a flat screenShow More Summary

Neil Gaiman Reads a Poorly Written ‘Neil Gaiman’ Style Story

What does a poorly written Neil Gaiman short story sound like? The Wits radio station hosted the “Bad Gaiman Challenge” to try to answer that question. Hundreds of submissions came in. The video embedded above features Gaiman reading the “worst of the worst” pieces—what do you think? Follow this link to view photos. Show More Summary

Doctor Who Is Finally Getting Its First Female Writer In 7 Years

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Doctor Who's been bringing in a lot of new writers in the past couple years, with some excellent results (notably Jamie Matheson and Neil Cross). But as Neil Gaiman recently pointed out, the show hasn't had any female writers since 2008. Luckily, it looks like Torchwood veteran Catherine Tregenna is writing for season nine. Read more...

The 2015 IMPAC Dublin Longlist

This morning, the longlist for the 2015 IMPAC Dublin award came out, and the nominees include some familiar names. Year in Reading alum Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah is on there, as is Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane (reviewed here by our own Tess Malone), Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch (which won this […]

Listen To Neil Gaiman Read Out Terrible Fake Neil Gaiman Stories

As part of a oddball challenge to its listeners, live radio show Wits in the US asked for submission for bad short stories, written in the style of Neil Gaiman. Now, this in itself isn’t that fascinating, but Wits took the competition a step further by getting Gaiman himself to read out the best… well, worst, of the entries. More »      

Gaiman vs. Handler In The Great Book Giveaway

6 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler had a contest to see who could give away the most free books in 30 minutes. News by Peter Derk If you happened to stop by Washington Square Park in NYC earlier this week, you just might have gotten the chance to take a free book. Show More Summary

Shorties (Neil Gaiman on Fairy Tales, Patti Smith and David Lynch in Conversation, and more)

Neil Gaiman discussed fairy tales with the Telegraph. Patti Smith and David Lynch discussed aging, Pussy Riot, and more. 16 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday, including The Spectator's best...

Ursula K. LeGuin Accepted Lifetime Achievement Award From Neil Gaiman Last Night; Can Still Give a Speech Like No One’s Business - Guinning.

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

Gaiman said of last night's event, "I do not remember being happier than getting to give Ursula LeGuin her award."

Neil Gaiman & Ursula Le Guin at the National Book Awards

Author Neil Gaiman presented the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Ursula Le K. Le Guin at the National Book Awards this evening. Before tonight, the two had only met once in an elevator at a sci-fi writer’s conference more than two decades ago in the Midwest. Show More Summary

Watch Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler Compete to See Who Can Give Away the Most Books

In anticipation of tonight’s National Book Awards in New York City, presenters Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler competed in Washington Square Park to see who could give away the most NBA–nominated books for free. The line was long andShow More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can download Neil Gaiman's Stardust for only 3.79$ here. Here's the blurb:Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. But to do so, he must enter the unexplored lands on the other side of the ancient wall that gives their tiny village its name. Show More Summary

Neil Gaiman, Amanda Fking Palmer & Judy Blume Take to Red Carpet for Free Speech

The National Coalition Against Censorship celebrated its 40th Anniversary of free speech advocacy at a gala event on November 3 in New York City. Neil Gaiman author of graphic novels, comic books and other works of fiction was among the evening's honorees as one of its 2014 Free Speech Defenders. Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Neil Gaiman's Smoke and Mirrors for only 3.79$ here.Here's the blurb:In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion... and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme...Show More Summary

Comic Book Legends Revealed: How Did George RR Martin Help The Debut of Neil Gaiman's 'Sandman'?

Learn how "Sandman" was nearly never a comic book series before George R.R. Martin got involved! Plus, what comic creator was in a Tony Award winning musical? And who saved Mockingbird?

Neil Gaiman’s Halloween With Dickens’s Dead Cat

Neil Gaiman delicately picks up a book positioned on green felt, which had been held open by a little strip, and begins to read aloud a passage about crumbling flesh and eyeless sockets. “Beautiful,” he marvels. “Is there more?” As luck would have it, yes. In this private tour of the... More »

Neil Gaiman: How I learned to stop worrying and love the duplicator machines

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

To celebrate the release of my new book, Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age, I've invited some of my favorite creators and thinkers to write about their philosophy on the arts and the Internet. Today, Neil...Show More Summary

Angela is Getting Own Marvel Title, and She’s From Asgard Now

3 weeks agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Not sure when this happened, but apparently Thor has a sister. And its Angela. You may know Angela as a Spawn character created by Neil Gaiman, and was one of a number of characters subject to a legal dispute between Gaiman and Spawn creator Todd MacFarlane. Emerging out of legal limbo, Gaiman passed control of […]

Angela is Getting Own Marvel Title, and She’s From Agard Now

3 weeks agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Not sure when this happened, but apparently Thor has a sister. And its Angela. You may know Angela as a Spawn character created by Neil Gaiman, and was one of a number of characters subject to a legal dispute between Gaiman and Spawn creator Todd MacFarlane. Emerging out of legal limbo, Gaiman passed control of […]

Neil Gaiman Shares 4 Tips For Reading Stories to Kids

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Over the weekend, writer Neil Gaiman and artist Lorenzo Mattotti appeared together at the New York City independent bookstore McNally Jackson to promote Hansel & Gretel. At the event, Gaiman read an excerpt from the story in front of...Show More Summary

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