Winter Is Delayed Further

There has probably been few worse examples of an author’s seeming contempt for his loyal readers than that of George R. R. Martin. The next volume of the ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ series, ‘The Winds of Winter,’ has been further delayed and will not appear prior to the next season of ‘A Game of Thrones’ television series. Martin has commented on the delay recently and the links below are to articles that look at his comments and the delay.

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George R.R. Martin Asks Fans to Stop Pestering Him About Game of Thrones Twists


George R.R. Martin is politely asking fans to knock it off.

The author wrote on his blog that he’s been inundated with emails and comments about certain events in recent Game of Thrones episodes, and he would like instead to focus on writing his eagerly awaited next book, The Winds of Winter.

“… Meanwhile, other wars are breaking out on other fronts, centered around the last few episodes of Game of Thrones. It is not my intention to get involved in those, nor to allow them to take over my blog and website, so please stop emailing me about them, or posting off-topic comments here on my Not A Blog….Yes, I know that The Hollywood Reporter named me ‘the third most powerful writer in Hollywood’ last December. You would be surprised at how little that means. I cannot control what anyone else says or does, or make…

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George R.R. Martin Determined to Finish New Game of Thrones Book by 2016


For years, George R.R. Martin hasn’t even been able say he’s going out for a taco without impatient fans crying, “Finish the book, George!”

But with the upcoming fifth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones expected to catch up to many of the storylines in his A Song of Ice and Fire saga, the author has started telling himself: You know what? It’s really time to finish that book…

Having The Winds of Winter published before season 6 of Thrones airs next spring “has been important to me all along,” says the best-selling New Mexico author. “I wish it was out now. Maybe I’m being overly optimistic about how quickly I can finish. But I canceled two convention appearances, I’m turning down a lot more interviews—anything I can do to clear my decks and get this done.”

In one intriguing new wrinkle, Martin says he just came up with…

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George R. R. Martin: Chapter Released from Upcoming ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ Book

The link below is to an article concerning the release of a chapter from the upcoming ‘The Winds of Winter,’ from the series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ by George R. R. Martin.

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A Song of Ice and Fire: Excerpt from the Winds of Winter (Book 6)

The link below is to a Blog post by George R. R. Martin. The post is a chapter from his next ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ volume – The Winds of Winter (Book 6).

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Excerpt from the Winds of Winter | George R.R. Martin.

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