"I've been trying to figure out for years a way to collaborate with readers," says fantasy writer Neil Gaiman, of "Coraline" fame, in the video above. Now he's got his wish, thanks to a new project he's doing with BlackBerry, called "A Calendar of Tales," in which readers can text in ideas and illustrations for a series of stories that he'll write.
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