doogly wrote:On a scale of Mr Rogers to Fascism, how mean do you think we're being?
Belial wrote:My goal is to be the best brain infection any of you have ever had.
Jesse wrote:What's wrong with thinking that all angels are assholes?
SexyTalon wrote:Double-posting is bad and you should feel bad.
SexyTalon wrote:See, your spoiler is what I was getting at, just without a need for a spoiler. And in such an obtuse way that even someone familiar with this particularly spectacular piece of Doom fanfic still wouldn't quite get.
Between Amber and Lord of Light, I can't say I really noticed. But then, Zelazny had quite a range and there is much of his work that I have yet to read.MightyMouse wrote:You could try reading Roger Zelazny, Gaimen was heavily influenced by him in terms of style.
My word. Bless you sir.KOSMOSX7 wrote:Dude, now I must subject you to THIS spectacular piece of *Half-Life* fanfic in full CG!
EvanED wrote:be aware that when most people say "regular expression" they really mean "something that is almost, but not quite, entirely unlike a regular expression"
Jorpho wrote:No need to rehash the thread again. To be brief, I'd play it safe and go with Stardust.
el_loco_avs wrote:Sooo. I was thinking of giving a Gaiman book to a friend for a birthday. She mentioned only liking fantasy books (as in. i think she's only read HP books or the like). I'm kinda undecided on which book to give her. Any idea which would be a good one for a pregnant birthday-lady?
EsotericWombat wrote:MORE JUNK THAN YOUR BODY HAS ROOM FOR
Mother Superior wrote:What's he got that I dont?
*sees Narsil's sig*
sparks wrote:If you want to write like Neil Gaiman, you could start by spelling his name correctly.
But, I know a lot of people don't like Gaiman. Some of my friends will say that all of his work is exactly the same.
Actaeus wrote:I've been meaning to read more Gaiman, but I heard the Graveyard Whatever was boring.
I heard that from a librarian.
And the Hugo, don't forget. (But considering Cyteen won the bloody Hugo, it doesn't mean too much to me anymore.)El Spark wrote:I'm sort of baffled as to WHY it won the Newbery award that year (the Newbery award is given, theoretically, to the best children's chapter book of the year, at least here in America).
Zohar wrote:I loved The Graveyard Book. It was interesting reading it right after The Jungle Book... And it also sort of explains why it seems slow-paced, if that's what you're talking about - it's supposed to emulate a pretty old book.
It's got a monument and everythingJorpho wrote:I've been meaning to ask: As I recall, Gaiman states that the hotel in the center of America was real. What's up with that? Did someone really take a model of the US and find the point on which it balanced? The physics involved intrigues.
tiny wrote:But perhaps Mr. Gaiman's focus lies more on the concept and atmosphere of a story, and not so much on plot and details. There are as many approaches to writing as there are authors.
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