Neil Gaiman, in response to a question from a fan, has waded into the debate about GRRM and the delays with ASOIAF. While this is a stale topic, it's certainly worth listening to what Gaiman has to say.
His message to GRRM's detractors is simple: "George R. R. Martin is not your bitch."
Gaiman goes on to elaborate: "People are not machines. Writers and artists aren't machines...if you're waiting for a new book in a long ongoing series, whether from George or from Pat Rothfuss or from someone else... Wait. Read the original book again. Read something else. Get on with your life."
It's good to hear such a respected and prominent fantasy writer slap down all the bullshitters and whingers. Check out the full post on Gaiman's blog here. Thanks to Realms of Spec Fic for the heads-up!