“No, THE WINDS OF WINTER and A DREAM OF SPRING aren’t completed,” Martin wrote in an access headlined, “Idiocy at the Web.” “DREAM isn’t even begun; It’s not that i am going to start out writing quantity seven till I end quantity six.”
The idea it seems that all began following reviews former “Sport of Thrones” actor Ian McElhinney claimed throughout a panel in April at Epic Con in St. Petersburg, Russia that Martin had completed the books, however had made a take care of the parents in the back of the hit HBO’s display to not unlock them till the sequence concluded.
“It boggles me that any one would imagine this tale, even for an quick,” Martin wrote. “It makes no longer a whit of sense.”
“Why would I sit down for years on finished novels? Why would my publishers — no longer simply right here in the United States, however all over the global — ever consent to this?” he persisted. “They make thousands and thousands and thousands and thousands of greenbacks each and every time a brand new Ice & Hearth e-book comes out, as do I.”
Martin additionally stated that delaying his books would no longer be in the most efficient passion of HBO. (HBO and CNN percentage dad or mum corporate WarnerMedia.)
“Why would HBO need the books not on time?” Martin wrote. “The books assist create passion within the display, simply because the display creates passion within the books.”
Martin additionally took the chance to disclaim the rumor that he hates the nature Bronn and/or the actor who portrays him, Jerome Flynn, calling it “Overall bulls**t.”
“I created Bronn, so it might be conceited of me to mention he is an important persona… however what the hell, he is an important persona, and my readers will unquestionably be seeing extra of him within the books to come back,” Martin stated. “And Jerome Flynn has been simply WONDERFUL. It is been a honor to paintings with him. He is accomplished a fabulous process of bringing Bronn to existence.”
“Sport of Thrones” ends its run this season.