A week since the World Health Organization announced that COVID-19 is now a pandemic, many artists have made their works free and accessible to the public, as their way to encourage people to stay at home to protect themselves and prevent the virus from spreading.
Chris Martin and John Legend both did Instagram Live concerts to treat their fans with some free music; and TBA Studios, along with other streaming websites, made their content available online for free for those who are looking for a pastime for the coming days.
Just yesterday, author Neil Gaiman joined in on the fun and made his works – in different forms – available online and for free!
On his website, his short stories like How To Talk To Girls At Parties, nominated for a Hugo Award in 2017, The Case of Four and Twenty Blackbirds, and I Cthulhu are up for reading, as well as essays like The Bride of Frankenstein, How Dare You, and more.
Gaiman also shared a link to the Mouse Circle website, where he read the entire The Graveyard Book for people to watch or listen to. The story follows the life of an orphan boy named Nobody Owens who's adopted by ghosts and raised in a world of vampires, werewolves, mummies, and ghouls.
Which of his works will you be reading first? What other things have you been doing to keep you busy during the quarantine?