It is a known fact that George R.R. Martin has been working on the novel series, “A Song of Ice and Fire”. As a matter of fact, the last two books of the said series have yet to be published and it seems like fans might see “The Winds of Winter” this year.
It seems like George R.R. Martin might just be releasing “The Winds of Winter” this year as originally planned. The said author revealed before that he intended to publish the sixth book within this year but because of new commitments popping up left and right for him, he has been distracted from ever finishing the book. He even revealed months ago that he halted once again the writing for “The Winds of Winter” because he is working on new scripts.
The new scripts he has been working happened to be the five upcoming spinoff series of “Game of Thrones”. HBO confirmed the successor shows but has not revealed if they will be releasing all of it. But a new development in the filming plans of “Game of Thrones” Season 8 has given another ray of hope for Martin and his avid readers. The final season of the said HBO series will reportedly be delayed and moved to 2019 most likely because to give Martin some time to complete “The Winds of Winter” this year.
Martin has yet to release more updates on the progress of “The Winds of Winter” but he has already disclosed that he will not be writing any new novels unless he completes and publishes the last two novels of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series. Meanwhile, fans are worried once again that Martin might find another reason to not finish “The Winds of Winter” because of the possible up and coming new series for Syfy, “Nightflyers”. However, Martin cannot be distracted with “Nightflyers” because he will not be working on the script though it is inspired by his novella because he has a standing exclusive contract with HBO.