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Chivalry isn't dead.

Here is my attempt to help students using the Notice and Note strategies for one of my favorite short stories, ‘Chivalry‘ by Neil Gaiman.   Or: Wait, you know what? […]

WIHWT: Where can I get one of those?

“This,” said Galaad, “is the sword of Balmung, forged by Wayland Smith in the dawn times. Its twin is Flamberge. Who wears it is unconquerable in war, and invincible in […]

Writers Reading Writing Week.

No, I do not have hero-worship of Neil Gaiman. (Liar.) Ever have one of those units of study that just globs along in the back of your mind? Well, after […]

little big beginnings…

A monk lived in solitude beside a temple on the side of a mountain It was a small temple and the monk was a young monk and the mountain was […]

Mighty Myth Month: Instructions.

 Look for the video on our Moodle Pages. Instructions By Neil Gaiman Touch the wooden gate in the wall you never saw before. Say “please” before you open the latch, […]

Mighty Myth Month: Eeek! A spider!

Here’s looking at you, Anansi! Anansi, you old trickster! From the West African area, the Ashanti tribe originated the tales of the most famous spider-god of all, Anansi. Similar to […]

Mighty Myth Month: Jack.

Jack-in-the-Box The archetypal Jack is mischievous. He is the joker, the wild card, the surprise, the one with the spark. He starts things, but seldom finishes them. He is restless, […]

Graphic Novels, Manga, and the New York Times If you’re looking for some graphic novel/manga recommendations, check out this link from the New York Times newspaper. I am starting the Sandman series by Neil Gaiman, and the […]

In his own words: Neil Gaiman If you would like to hear the author, Neil Gaiman, read the first chapter of The Graveyard Book, here is a link to the video, as well as a […]

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