October 3, 2012

Slight 'Winds of Winter' Progress Updates!

Most likely my most anticipated materialistic item in the forseeable future, is Book Six of Ice and Fire, Winds of Winter by George R.R. Martin. Wouldn't you believe it, I have a slight update...

In an interview with MTV of all things, George had this to say....

Turning the subject in a happier direction, Martin said he's in the thick of writing the next book in the series."I'm writing up a storm. I have so many projects," he said. "I'm writing 'Winds of Winter,' the next book, and I'm writing a history book called 'The World of Ice and Fire,' which is all the history and legends of Westeros and all the past kings. It's a coffee-table book that will be illustrated, but with a lot of text too. Like anything I write, I'm getting carried away with it and making it much bigger, more detailed than I probably should."And will we be hearing from all the key players in this book, or will it be told in two books, à la "A Feast for Crows" and "A Dance With Dragons"?"All the characters [are in the book]," he promised. "I'm going to start pulling the threads back together in this one, I hope."

Full article found: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1694594/game-of-thrones-season-three-george-rr-martin-richard-madden.jhtml Make sure you choose US.

Glad to hear! I'm hoping and willing to bet realistically that WoW will be out in 2014. What he said confirms what I mentioned in a previous post or two. 

IF Book Six comes in 2014, I expect that Book Seven (the finale? :)) will be out in 2016-2017. 

Other books I'm looking forward to getting:

The Tyrant's Law by Daniel Abraham

Memory of Light by Robert Jordan (and Brandon Sanderson) [in paperback, mass market]

Stormlight Book 2 by Brandon Sanderson

Century Trilogy Book 3 by Ken Follett

The anthology of the first four 'Dunk and Egg' novellas by George R.R. Martin

*ps: the image used is NOT the official cover image...that I know of. I hope it is, though! 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey Jeffrey, it took almost seven years between AFOC and ADWD.
You're far too optimistic on release timelines.