Feeling a bit restless during these times of encouraged, if not practically mandatory isolation? Perhaps Netflix isn’t quite doing it and you need a bigger pool of stimulus to choose from? Do you happen to be a fan of Neil Gaiman? If so, he has got you covered! If not, its never too late to get to know this renowned writer.
Feeling bored while staying at home during the lockdow… I mean, Restricted Movement period? Well, head on over to Neil Gaiman’s website for some intellectual stimulation, where the British author has offered a bevy of ‘Cool Stuff’ for both adults and children for free on his website.
Gaiman is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed The Sandman comic series. But even so got popularized when his novel American Gods got its very own show. Followed by his other novel co-wrote with the late great Terry Pratchett got another show Good Omens.He has also written books for younger readers such as The Graveyard Book, The Ocean At The End Of The Lane, and Coraline which got a claymation movie that become quite popular as well.
For the adults, Gaiman’s main website NeilGaiman.com lots to download, read and listen to, including short stories such as the Hugo Award-nominated How To Talk To Girls At Parties, his ‘David Bowie fan fiction’ The Return Of The Thin White Duke, essays by and about Gaiman, audio interviews, readings and book excerpts.
For kids and perhaps even the adults (who are we kidding?), try MouseCircus.com, The “Official Neil Gaiman Website For Young Readers”, where you can listen to the author read the entirety of his best-selling The Graveyard Book on video, as well as another video where Gaiman and “lots of other people” read the whole of Coraline.