Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre and films.

Quotes from "How to Name Things" Archive Slides

"Write. Put one word in after another. Find the right word, put it down. Finish what you're writing. Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it." Neil Gaiman on Productivity #22

"Put it aside. Read it pretending you've never read it before. Show it to friends whose opinion you respect" Neil Gaiman on Code Review #23

"When people tell you something's wrong or doesn't work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong." Neil Gaiman on Review Feedback #24

"Fix it. Remember that, sooner or later, before it ever reaches perfection, you will have to let it go and move on and start to write the next thing. Perfection is like chasing the horizon. Keep moving." Neil Gaiman on Refactoring #25