INSTRUCTIONS from Neil Gaiman

posted Monday September 13th, 2010

Ugh, I am all over the place today, even though I’ve scarcely left my chair. From e-mail (three accounts) to Facebook (four pages) to Internet (at least five pages open at all times) to a dozen or so Word files — back and forth, over and over and over, til bits of work are finally finished, giving new definition to the meaning of piecemeal. No peace, that’s for sure.

Then I opened an email from Noan, a favorite Mothers Who Write student, who suggested several of us click on Neil Gaiman’s blog. At first I marked the email unread, as I do with so many I mean to revisit and promptly forget, then went back and took her advice.

I’m so glad I did. As I watched the video I’ll post below, I realized I haven’t kept my hand off the mouse for four consecutive minutes all day.

“Trust dreams,” writes Gaiman. “Trust your heart and trust your story.”

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3 Responses to “INSTRUCTIONS from Neil Gaiman”

  1. Remember your name. Do not lose hope.

  2. Stunning, Amy – thanks!

  3. indelible……….love it………x

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