Tag Archives: Neil Gaiman

You Are Not So Strange

Sheri and I went down to San Francisco this weekend to see Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman entertain us for a few hours on a stage. It was a gloriously strange combination of music and spoken word. The art of music commingling on a stage with the art of fiction. You can also throw in […]

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The Anti-Collector

All my life I have been a collector. It started when I was in third grade with comic books. It moved onto Star Wars action figures and eventually added my biggest collection, autographed books. I have always liked the feeling of having complete sets of things or rare books others wished they had. Like right […]

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Geek Mythology = Comics

About 23 years ago I wrote a comic script in which I killed Batman. It was the first in a storyline in which Dick Grayson (Robin) would eventually assume the mantle of Batman. I, of course, did not plan to keep Bruce Wayne dead very long. Just long enough to make it interesting. I was […]

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2009 Best of Books List

Last year will go on record as the worst year ever for me reading books. How bad was it? My average for the previous five years was 150 books read a year. This last year I checked in at a measly 70. This is a direct by- product of my becoming a full time writer […]

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Comfort Books

Neil Gaiman posted a tweet this week about comfort books. I really liked the concept of it and realized that like many avid readers I do have comfort books, books I go to when I am depressed or mad. For a lot of people it was old favorites. Books that they returned to and reread […]

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