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A Note from Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s Keynote Address in 2012 to the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, remains one of the most inspiring speeches to young creative minds in recent years. This excerpt is meant to keep you creating your art, whatever it may be, on good days and the bad days too. Refer back here whenever you… Continue reading A Note from Neil Gaiman

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Poem for Amanda Palmer in Reply to “Ukulele Anthem”

I took a cue from a girl I don’t know— a complete total stranger. For all I know, she could be deranged, a red-haired demon-profit spurring change with no eyebrows, or a demi-god with angel wings who fell to earth just to sell an album. Her anthems reflect you and me, all of us who… Continue reading Poem for Amanda Palmer in Reply to “Ukulele Anthem”

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Make Good Art — by Neil Gaiman

"The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can. The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you're walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart… Continue reading Make Good Art — by Neil Gaiman