Re: [mythsoc] The Curse of Chalion
- David S Bratman writes:
>I've heard that his writing has improved since then. But by how much?He's still sloppy, though IMO, the Sarentine stuff is a lot -less-
sloppy than a lot of his intermediate work. And he's doing a decent
worldbuilding job now rather than throwing in any old thing and
calling it fantasy. And his plotting and characters have improved a
great deal (but that's not what people love the Fionavar tapestry
Mostly...his post-Fionavar work has been much more of a piece than any
of it is with the Fionavar stuff...and has been getting better as
things went, but isn't really comperable with Fionavar -- either in
terms of characters, theme, or worldbuilding, for the most part.
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