This discussion has left me encouraged. Iíve slenderized my novel as much as I can without an acquiring editorís guidance.
FYI - there should have been an option to close the poll by a certain date/time or allow it run indefinitely. And I thought there was also an option to
Stories from the original Weird Tales. Between the more accomplished stories by Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, C. L. Moore, Ray Bradbury,
Well evidently you liked it quite a bit despite its flaws.
I agree with everything bad that can be said about the Belgariad and I have read it 3 times (all as an adult).