Neil Gaiman

September 19, 2008

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“Everybody has a secret world inside of them. All of the people of the world, I mean everybody. No matter how dull and boring they are on the outside, inside them they’ve all got unimaginable, magnificent, wonderful, stupid, amazing worlds. Not just one world. Hundreds of them. Thousands maybe.”
-Neil Gaiman, “The Sandman”

English born author, Neil Gaiman, has delighted millions with fantasy tales of imaginative genius. Through short stories, poems, novels, graphic novels,
comics, and film he breathes life into fantastic universes that reveal welcomed insights about ourselves and the nature of humankind.

A friendship with Tori Amos led to a character in “Stardust” (and her referencing him in songs “Tear in Your Hand”, “Spacedog”, “Horses” and “Carbon”). Tori muses here…

The Hugo and Nebula award winning novella
“Coraline” comes out in 2009 in film…

From the book “Fragile Things” the poem, “Instructions”….

“The little folk dare anything”, said his friend. “And they talk a lot of nonsense. But they talks an awful lot of sense, as well. You listen to ’em at your peril, and you ignore ’em at your peril, too.”
-“Stardust”

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