Sport of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin is making regular progress on The Winds of Winter (Image: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Sport of Thrones writer George RR Martin has revealed that he’s getting nearer to ending the sixth guide within the A Tune of Ice and Fireplace guide collection.
Martin, who has been writing the collection since 1996, is making progress on the penultimate guide within the franchise.
In a recent blog post on his web site, he outlined progress of the book in addition to different TV and movie initiatives he’s hooked up too. On the sixth guide, titled The Winds of Winter, Martin mentioned work over the previous few months has been largely good.
Within the put up titled, Again to Westeros, he talked in regards to the course of, confirming that whereas he had not completed the guide, he was pushing forward. He mentioned: ‘No, sorry, nonetheless not executed, 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 method. And typically I rewrite.’
The writer hinted on the contents he’s presently engaged on, saying: ‘Of late I’ve been spending a number of time with the Lannisters. Cersei and Tyrion particularly.
‘I’ve additionally paid a go to to Dorne, and dropped in to Oldtown a time or three.
Martin says that he was on a rollback in June and July however because of a ‘intestine punch in early August’, he had slowed. He additionally suffered one other undisclosed setback in early September however says that his writing is ‘choosing up steam once more’.
Home of the Dragon will star Paddy Considine (Image: HBO)
Martin didn’t trace at after we would possibly know extra in regards to the guide, or its launch, however its encouraging to get an replace in regards to the first guide within the collection since 2011.
Elsewhere Martin mentioned, regardless of issues with Covid-19, pre-production on the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon goes effectively. He mentioned: ‘We’re making nice progress on the HBO prequel Home of the Dragon. Ryan [Condal] and Miguel [Sapochnik] are in London, casting has begun, it’s all wanting very thrilling.’
Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik are showrunners on Home of the Dragon.
Martin’s subsequent guide will happen earlier than the conclusion of the present, which overtook the writer’s timeline again in season seven. How a lot Martin will change from the HBO present stays to be seen.
Hopefully, progress continues at a gentle tempo and earlier than too lengthy, followers will be capable to lastly dive into the long-promised guide.