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Of Batwing Capes Part II: Vampires in Literature

Two months of radio silence: my most recent creative endeavor, while generally passive, has proven immensely time- and energy-consuming nevertheless: free time seems to be gobbled up wholesale by (on good days) quietly reading in bed, and more often by indulging an insatiable need for marathon-level naps. 1,425 more words


Mythopoeia in The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Mythopoeia definition: The conscious creation of a myth; in literature, the appropriation and reworking of mythical material, or the creation of a kind of ‘private’ mythology… 354 more words
Neil Gaiman

May's Pick, Pass, or Plow

It’s been a busy May. I’ve spent the month building the site, and trying to fill it with enough content for an appropriate launch.

I do apologise to anyone who’s been following the blog and has had to endure the frantic updates, additions, and deletions. 229 more words

Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Nobody Owens is a completely normal boy…

Except for the fact that he lives in a gaveyard, being raised by ghost and a mysterious guardian who is neither dead or alive. 372 more words

I will take thee at thy word...Love is your name!

“Don’t overact the story of your name. Overact the story of your work.”
― Karl Lagerfeld


“Sleep my little baby-oh
Sleep until you waken…

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Slow But Steady

Life seems to have changed a bit. Lately, I am not spending more than an hour on social media everyday. I now work in an organisation where employees have no access to Internet. 931 more words

Book Review

The Graveyard Book Volume 1

Gaiman, N., & Russell, P. (2014). The Graveyard Book Volume 1. New York, NY: Harper Collins.

ISBN: 978-0-06-219481-7

This is the graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s award winning… 351 more words

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