For years now, fans have been eagerly awaiting for the sixth entry in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga, which is titled The Winds of Winter. On Saturday, the author took to his personal blog to provide an update on the status of the novel and unfortunately, it sounds like it won’t be published before the premiere of the sixth season of Game of Thrones in April. Apparently, GRRM has written hundreds of pages already, but it looks like there’s still plenty of work left to be done before the novel is ready. Here’s what he had to say:
Martin went on to reveal that he missed a couple of deadlines in 2015, one on October and one on December, which is the main reason why the novel won’t be ready before April. To fans that are concerned that the upcoming season will spoil important plot points from The Winds of Winter, the author had to say the following:
What do you guys think? Are you disappointed that you’ll have to wait a few more months for the novel? Sound-off your thoughts in the comment section. To read the full blog post, click here.