Carolyn Kellogg discusses the significance of Neil Gaiman’s first blog post in a month, in the Los Angeles Times:

Neil Gaiman writes just about everything: books for adults, young adults and kids; comic books; film and television scripts; short stories; poetry; posts on Twitter and a lively blog. But lately he’s found that he can’t write everything at once. In late June, he stopped posting on his blog in order to focus on a couple of scripts. He was writing a screenplay adaptation of his bestseller, “Anansi Boys,” and turning in the sixth — but not quite last — draft of his script for “Doctor Who.” After almost a four-week blog hiatus, Gaiman returned on Friday.

Just as the draft of Anansi Boys was handed in, the word came down from the powers behind Doctor Who that I was going to have to do another draft…