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susan-sonnen's picture
Jan.09.2014
I have been away from home since December 23. I am visiting my children and grandson in Missouri, while we await the birth of my granddaughter. I treasure these moments with my loved ones, but it has been quite awhile since I have slept in my own bed and loved on my old cat. And this morning I...
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Oct.29.2013
This is a small post while we wait on Nathan Ballingrud to get back to us with his interview answers. I don't know if you're aware of it, but All Hallow's Read is a Neil Gaiman invention encouraging people young and old to read scary books in October (although all year, really). I'm getting in on...
t-j-alexian's picture
Aug.04.2013
Really, there are too few books out there that really make you feel. I mean, evoke a real emotion. Most fiction simply moves you along on a tidal wave of action. Biographies and histories fill you up with page upon page of facts. Political invective intends to make you something, I suppose (it...
jt-ellison's picture
Jun.24.2013
Neil Gaiman has announced he'll be taking a six month social media sabbatical starting in January 2014. When I read the story in the Guardian this morning, I couldn't help but cheer for him. Every year, during Lent, I take a social media sabbatical. I preload a bunch of links, I warn...
earl-merkel's picture
Jun.23.2013
NEWS ALERT: Dr. Steven, Nobel Prize winning physicist and gadfly-nemesis on "The Book, With Earl Merkel"-- cannot be located by the show's production staff. It is rumored that he has fled to either Iceland, Hong Kong, Caracas, or Fort Walton Beach, FL. We're worried... 'cuz if we can't find him...
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Jun.22.2013
After a month's-long "foreshadowing" --okay; sure, it's a hoary writing tactic, but it DOES work, eh?-- at long last Sunday's "The Book, With Earl Merkel" brings you the interview that had Lawrence Block snorting coffee from his nose earlier this month... ... our classic interview with Neil...
earl-merkel's picture
Jun.18.2013
NOTE TO NEIL GAIMAN: No, no, no, Neil-- we never (seriously) considered bumping YOUR interview for one with Ken Burns on this Sunday's "The Book, With Earl Merkel." Despite the "Facebook comments" that somehow sprang, like Hera from the forehead of a somewhat zany Zeus, from my cautionary...
david-niall-wilson's picture
Jun.18.2013
I spend far too much time on trivialities in this blog, ignoring what it should truly be about. Words. Stories, creation and art – the ups and downs of the particular life behind my own stories. Some things matter more than others, and today, I have decided, is a very good day. First, unrelated to...
charles-redner's picture
May.15.2013
Listening to Neil Gaiman’s commencement address of last year caused me to reflect on my “career” and stimulated dormant creative urges. I placed career in quotes as like Neil, I did not develop a career path or attend college first. I was handed a press pass at seventeen, given a scholarship to a...
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Mar.26.2013
Neil Gaiman's Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes is not your father's comic book, unless you have a really cool father. Nor is it the type of comic book that you got beat up for reading as a kid. It is a graphic novel. For those who do not know what a graphic novel is , it is exactly like a...