Winds of Winter: George RR Martin ‘inches shut’ regardless of ‘intestine punch’ PLUS Lannister scenes | Books | Leisure
All through the pandemic, Recreation of Thrones creator George RR Martin has spent a lot of his time squirrelled away in a distant mountain cabin writing The Winds of Winter. And now the 72-year-old has shared an thrilling replace on his progress for the long-delayed guide. The ASOIAF creator admitted he’s getting nearer to completion, regardless of taking an emotional “intestine punch” in August.
Martin wrote on his weblog that he has continued to work on The Winds of Winter regardless of every part else happening on the earth.
However the creator admitted: “No, sorry, nonetheless not accomplished, however I do inch nearer.
“It’s a massive massive guide. I attempt to not dwell on that an excessive amount of.
“I write a chapter at a time, a web page at a time, a sentence at a time, a phrase at a time. It’s the solely approach. And generally I rewrite.”
Martin shared: “I used to be actually on a roll again in June and July. Progress has continued since then, however extra slowly…
“I suffered a intestine punch in early August that actually had me down for a time, and one other, for various causes, in early September.
“However I slogged on, and of late I’m selecting up steam once more.”
Apart from The Winds of Winter, the creator wrote how there’s been some “nice progress” on Recreation of Thrones prequel TV present Home of the Dragon.
Martin added: “On different fronts… nicely, apart from Covid-19 slowing every part down, we’re making nice progress on the HBO prequel HOUSE OF THE DRAGON.
“Ryan and Miguel are in London, casting has begun, it’s all trying very thrilling.”
He signed off: “Dangle in there, associates.”
The Winds of Winter is presently set for doable launch in 2021.
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