Winds of Winter: George RR Martin assures followers of progress PLUS shares what he is watching | Books | Leisure
After a quick break again in Santa Fe, George RR Martin is again up at his mountain cabin working exhausting on The Winds of Winter. And in his latest post, the 71-year-old reassured followers that he’s working exhausting on the delayed ASOIAF novel. The creator wrote: “I write most days, generally into the evenings.”
That’s actually encouraging, since Martin has beforehand stated he solely writes his novels when he units apart a complete day to work on them.
However, after all, the 71-year-old wants his downtime too and has shared with followers what Movie and TV he’s been having fun with of late.
The Sport of Thrones creator wrote: “At evening, after supper, I learn, watch tv, or display films (I used to like going to the films, since the very best place to see a movie is in a theatre with an viewers round you, however the pandemic has put an finish to that for the nonce).
“A few issues I’ve actually loved currently…”
Martin continued: “Parris and I binged on HBO’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s HIS DARK MATERIALS after I was again in Santa Fe, and liked it.
“Attractive manufacturing, nice forged (liked Lin-Manuel because the aeronaut), and SO significantly better than the function movie. Plus armored bears.
“Can’t go flawed with armored bears. The world wants extra armored bears. All of the daemons are cool too. (Hate that rattling monkey).
“In case you’re a Pullman fan, give this a glance. And in the event you’re not, watch it anyway, it could make you a Pullman fan.”
Martin added: “The Boss is aware of all of the secrets and techniques of life… however, hey, he’s from Jersey!
“The music canNOT be beat, and I like a few of the decisions the filmmakers made, just like the lyrics developing on display.
“With uncommon exceptions, I’m not normally a giant fan of musicals… however this one rocks. (If it even counts as a musical).”
Final month, the creator shared his writing struggles with The Winds of Winter.
He wrote on his weblog: “Dwelling the place I’m now, deep within the coronary heart of Westeros, I discover myself surrounded by my characters, the youngsters of my thoughts and coronary heart and soul.
“They’re actual to me, as I write them, and I wrestle to make them actual to my readers as effectively.
“All of them are flawed, from the very best to the worst.
“They do heroic issues, they do egocentric issues.”