Neil Gaiman is a remarkably popular and accomplished British author and creator. His writing career spans nearly four decades. And in that time, Gaiman has successfully won acclaim writing in multiple genres, formats, and even age ranges. He has written fiction, non-fiction comic books/graphic novels, screenplays, short stories, poetry, etc. Gaiman’s incorporates disparate elements of fantasy, history, mythology, horror, comedy, science-fiction, and so much more. His works are just plain...magical. They somehow balance between being heartwarming, creepy, informative, sorrowful, uplifting, and so on. This master storyteller writes for the young, old, and everyone in between!
Gaiman got his early start in journalism interviewing authors and writing short articles and biographies to get his leg in the door. He quickly moved over to writing comic books for DC’s Vertigo line. And that’s where his career truly took off. Gaiman created his iconic The Sandman comic book series which ran from 1989-1996 (for 75 issues). The author then began producing novels, scripts, and more, both solo and in collaboration with other artists. His refusal to let his creativity be pigeonholed into staying in just one “lane” has resulted in an amazingly prolific output. A fansite devoted to recording all his published works has cataloged well over 2,000 items! Many of Gaiman’s works have made it to the bestseller lists and quite a few have been adapted to highly rated radio works, television series, and films.