As writers’ we have the privilege of creating new and exciting worlds. Within those worlds we can populate it with fantastical creatures. Lands possessed by Orcs or countries ruled by peaceful elves are just some of the possibilities open to a fantasy writer. One of the most popular characters to include in a fantasy novel is faeries. Faeries can be found in many different cultures folklore and religious texts. But fairies are not just a character of the past many modern Read the rest of this entry »
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Neil Gaiman is the author of the wildly popular children’s book, Coraline. Turned into a major motion picture, Coraline tells the story of a girl, discontent with what she has, who ventures through a secret door into another world populated by quasi-mirror images of her life. It is a cautionary tale, intended to teach children the age-old lesson that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.
Neil Gaiman has had a long and storied literary history. As a child, he was Read the rest of this entry »