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The 5 Best Neil Gaiman Stories On Film | Writer’s Relief

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On November 10, prolific fantasy author Neil Gaiman turns fifty-nine! To celebrate, Writers Relief created a list of his five best works that have been made into movies—with a special bonus production!

Good Omens: 2019 miniseries

Mirrormask: 2005 fantasy movie

Stardust: 2007 Hugo Award-winning movie

Beowulf: 2007 movie based on Gaiman’s screenplay

Coraline: 2009 animated movie

BONUS! Snow, Glass, Apples: 1999 audio play originally from Sci-Fi Network’s Seeing Eye Theatre.

 

Surprising Theories About The Death Of Edgar Allan Poe | Writer’s Relief

Author Edgar Allan Poe’s death October of 1849 is still a mystery all these years later. One of the most famous writers of mystery and the macabre, the circumstances surrounding Poe’s death are worthy of one of his own short stories. In this article Writer’s Relief found at Smithsonianmag.com, several surprising theories are explored. Alcohol… Continue Reading

Fresh Twists On Classic Fairy Tales | Writer’s Relief

At Writer’s Relief, we know that taking a classic story and turning it on its head is a great way to spark your creativity! In honor of Disney’s release tomorrow of Malificent: Mistress of Evil, here are some other creative fairy tale adaptions that feature interesting twists: A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid… Continue Reading

Calling All Word Nerds: Let’s Celebrate Dictionary Day! | Writer’s Relief

Here at Writer’s Relief, we love to celebrate Dictionary Day. After all, we’re bona fide word nerds! And a great way to celebrate Dictionary Day (which also happens to be Noah Webster’s birthday) is to learn new words or to memorize the word of the day. Noah Webster published his first dictionary in 1806. A… Continue Reading



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