August 27th, 2010, 02:26 PM
You would probably need somekind of graph and an objective measure of quality with said measure and time taken as your axis to begin answering that, lol.
August 27th, 2010, 02:52 PM
I think Jordan and Martin are very similar in that their earlier books were simply revered by fans. I think Jordan was even more popular than Martin for the first 6 books or so.
Originally Posted by metalprof
For Martin fans, Jordan serves as a cautionary tale of what can happen to a Big Fat Fantasy is the author continually adds PoVs and expands the world instead of wrapping it all up and finishing strong. Also, Jordan reminded us that authors are mortal and beloved stories can go unfinished if the author takes decades to complete them and, tragically, passes away.