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My Top 10 List of Neil Gaiman's Short Stories

I'm going to tell you a secret: I hated Neil Gaiman.

This was back in college when I was teaching computer classes in my alma mater. One of my students mentioned a popular comic book he was reading.

"What?" I asked my student.

"Sandman, the comic book series," he said.

"Who?" I asked, meaning both the character and the author.

"Neil Gaiman. Don't you know him?"

"I don't." I shook my head and started secretly hating Mr. Gaiman then. Of course, I was jealous. At that time, I already knew I wanted to be a writer but I didn't have the confidence to share my dream with anyone. Something about talking about a famous author bruised my stupid ego. (Boom, boom, boom)

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