- Neil Gaiman once wrote a Nebula-winning story using only the middle row of his keyboard.
- Harper Collins has taken out a 2.5 million dollar insurance policy on Neil Gaiman’s accent.
- If you write 1000 words and Neil Gaiman writes 1000 words, Neil Gaiman has written more than you.
- Neil Gaiman does not use Microsoft’s grammar-check. Microsoft uses a Gaiman-check.
- Neil Gaiman once did the New York Times crossword puzzle in pen. In fifteen minutes. He won two Hugo awards for it.
- Neil Gaiman is who the Ghostbusters call.
- Most agents charge a 15% commission. Neil Gaiman’s agent pays him an extra 15% for the privilege of saying “I’m Neil Gaiman’s agent.”
- William Shakespeare once came back from the dead to ask for Neil Gaiman’s autograph.
- Neil Gaiman is the reason nobody teaches “I before E except after C” anymore.
- Some writers take inspiration from the muse. The muse takes inspiration from Neil Gaiman.
- Neil Gaiman once groped Harlan Ellison.
Monday, September 07, 2009
Taken from Jim Hines' recent LJ entry: