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Entries in neilgaiman (5)

Sunday
Oct162016

Just write. Many writers hope elves will come in the night and finish your work for you. They won’t. @Neilhimself

Just write. Many writers hope elves will come in the night and finish your work for you. They won’t.

- Neil Gaiman (@NeilHimself on Twitter)

Monday
Sep212015

Don't count on elves to finish your stories

One of my favourite Neil Gaiman quotes: "Just write. Many writers have a vague hope that elves will come in the night and finish any stories for you for you. They won’t." You can see the original video in which he offers advice for young writers:

Monday
Jan262015

One of my favorite Neil Gaiman quotes about writing

Monday
Oct152012

All Hallows Read: Give A Book This Halloween

What a wonderful idea. :-)

You can find more info about Hallows Read on their official website.

Saturday
May262012

On Writers and Elves: A Neil Gaiman Quote


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 This is one of my favourite Neil Gaiman quotes. Thanks to Neil for his permission to illustrate it. :-)

You can hear the original quote in this video in which he offers advice for young writers:

And if you haven't already seen the inspirational commencement speech he gave at the University of the Arts:

For more info about Neil Gaiman and his work, visit http://www.neilgaiman.com/