Last Friday when he strolled into his publisher’s office in New York City, the famous writer was faced with the cold treatment. In a screenshot of a text message on Twitter, Martin joked about how even his publisher doesn’t know him anymore.
— George RR Martin (@GRRMspeaking) August 4, 2017
In response to this, some twitter users poked fun at him and some suggested some possible reactions to the guard.
Guard: “if you’re GRRM, name everyone present at the Tower of Joy.”
— Darryl Mansel (@Seedalicious) August 4, 2017
Maybee if the publisher saw you more often?
*Looking away, whisteling*
— Absolut Unik Nr. 13 (@Kong_Kret) August 4, 2017
The man has no name ?
— Nel (@Nel363) August 4, 2017
Seriously though, this six-year-gap since his last release seems so long it might just be forever.
to their defense, you haven’t turned in anything for awhile…
— Dane (@GreatDaneUJ) August 4, 2017
When the sun rises in the west and sets in the east. Until the seas go dry and mountains blow in the winds like leaves. Only then WoW is out
— Eric Wood (@ewood0529) August 4, 2017
Were you there dropping off a finished Winds of Winter by any chance?
— David I. Landsman (@PlanetLandsman) August 4, 2017
What are you doing in your publisher’s offices? ?
— X (@Manscavenger) August 4, 2017
FINISH THE DAMN BOOK GEORGE!!
— Xain Gardezi (@MultaniSaint) August 5, 2017
Every time someone says this he kills a Stark.
— Nisa Uyar (@dredgedd) August 5, 2017
Meanwhile, if “The Winds Winter” doesn’t reach the shelves next year, there’s still a chance of seeing a comprehensive history of the Targaryen family in his first “Fire and Blood” book out in late 2018 or early 2019. Whatever you do, don’t put your hopes up too high.
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