George RR Martin updates followers on upcoming Recreation of Thrones guide; says he has made 'regular progress' writing Winds of Winter throughout lockdown
Los Angeles: Creator George RR Martin says he has made “regular progress” in writing The Winds of Winter, the long-pending penultimate instalment of his A Music of Ice and Fireplace saga.
The epic fantasy guide collection, which served as the idea for HBO’s a number of award profitable present Recreation of Thrones, awaits the ultimate two books – The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring – that the creator had introduced lengthy again however has not but penned.
In his newest weblog publish, Martin stated he spent a number of months on lockdown in a cabin within the mountains and that “the enforced isolation has helped me write”.
“I’m spending lengthy hours on daily basis on The Winds of Winter, and making regular progress. I completed a brand new chapter yesterday, one other one three days in the past, one other one the earlier week,” the 71-year-old creator stated.
“However no, this doesn’t imply that the guide can be completed tomorrow or revealed subsequent week. It will be an enormous guide, and I nonetheless have a protracted solution to go,” he added.
Martin additional stated that he was “heartbroken” after having to cancel his journey to Wellington, New Zealand, for the 78th World Science Fiction Conference.
Nonetheless, he now hopes to go to Wellington subsequent yr when hopefully “each COVID-19 and The Winds of Winter can be finished”.
“Of late I’ve been visiting with Cersei, Asha, Tyrion, Ser Barristan, and Areo Hotah. I can be dropping again into Braavos subsequent week.”
“I’ve unhealthy days, which get me down, and good days, which elevate me up, however all in all I’m happy with the way in which issues are doing,” Martin stated.